日本的核寓言

发自新德里——位于日本东北部的福岛核电站(及其它反应堆)所碰到的麻烦对全球核工业来说如同当头一棒,一时间这个圈子很小(成员仅限于几个国营或国家管制的大企业)但却势力甚大的垄断行业集团收起了以往那套鼓吹核能复兴的说辞,变得噤若寒蝉了。

人们对于福岛这类沿海反应堆的潜在自然危害早已不陌生,就在6年前的2004年11月,印度第二大核电集群就遭到了印度洋海啸的直接冲击,直接导致马德拉斯核电站被迫关闭。

而由于运作中需要消耗大量的水,许多核电站都选址在海边。但与此同时风暴,台风和海啸这类自然灾害却在全球气候变化的作用下日渐频繁,气候变化同时还导致海平面上升,使这些沿海反应堆更加暴露于危险之中。

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