Archive for April 15th, 2017

“[There are] 266,000 tonnes of [disposed nuclear fuel] in storage around the world, about 70,000 tonnes more than there were a decade ago.”

April 15, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/international/21720591-finland-shows-way-project-expected-span-100000-years-how-dispose

“…Germany’s population faces near-irreversible decline…[By 2050 the population] will have shrunk to 75m from 82m.”

April 15, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21720578-rest-country-and-large-swathes-europe-will-face-similar-problems

“Suicide is the biggest cause of death for Japanese aged 10 to 19, and the first day of school the most common date for it.”

April 15, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/asia/21720643-evacuees-fukushima-are-latest-suffer-torment-class-why-bullying-japanese-schools