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Germany, Japan, and the war on rationality

By Gwynne Dyer       

The Japanese planners were foolish to put four reactors on the coast in a region where earthquakes and consequent tsunamis were to be expected from time to time, but what needs to be condemned is Japanese planners, not nuclear power.

There is no case for shutting down existing nuclear stations and burning more coal to make up the difference, writes columnist Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Unsplash

LONDON, U.K.—Germany and Japan are finally winning a war together. Unfortunately, it is the war on rationality. 

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