This is provocative stuff. If the reactor core does melt down, it’s going to be an extraordinary disaster, especially in a crowded country like Japan. There is also a story on this site to the effect that Japan has been ignoring the danger of seismic events to their nuclear facilities. I find that hard to believe, but if it wasn’t true, then this probably wouldn’t be happening. Click here for BeyondNuclear. Click here for Linda Moulton Howe’s excellent report