Let’s judge a debate!Continue reading
The other day, we looked at the continuing problems caused by the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. Though TEPCO is making good progress in the clean up, the people of Fukushima are still suffering. This situation will continue for many, many years, and will continue to be terribly expensive for Japanese taxpayers. Therefore, Nuclear Power is too dangerous and countries should not use it, right? Let’s consider this more carefully.Continue reading
Q: Why would we even think about using nuclear energy after the disaster at Fukushima (and all the other accidents)?
A: Climate change is accelerating.Continue reading
In this unit, we will examine the current situation of nuclear energy production. Our first news story is about a new worry with the ongoing cleanup at the Fukushima Nuclear Plant.
But first, some background information. Hard to believe that it’s been eight years since the Tōhoku Earthquake and tsunami. Do you remember what happened at Fukushima?Continue reading
Brexit is scheduled to happen at the end of this month, but nobody is really ready for what will come next. At the moment, politicians and government workers are trying hard to come up with an agreement, a “deal” that will protect the economy and markets on both sides.
Time is running out…Continue reading
Several students asked why the majority of people in the UK voted to leave the European Union, even though people worried it would cause many problems. This class will look at a couple of answers.Continue reading
If you have been paying attention to international news for the past few years, you might have heard the term “Brexit.” But what does it mean and why is it important?Continue reading