Thread: Chernobyl: 20 Years Later
4/26/2006 2:30pm, #11KhorneliusPraxxGuest
I didn't say it did...did I?
4/26/2006 2:41pm, #12
No, but you lamenting the fact that the US is more-or-less blamed for a lot of the global warming in the world after posting a story about a nuclear disaster in the USSR makes little sense.
4/26/2006 2:51pm, #13
4/26/2006 3:17pm, #14KhorneliusPraxxGuestOriginally Posted by Shawarma
Everyone always says how dirty, polluted, and unhealthy the U.S. is.
There are plenty of shitholes all over the earth. The U.S. is pristine compared to other industrial nations.
4/26/2006 3:30pm, #15
Originally Posted by KhorneliusPraxx
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The former USSR comes to mind. Beijing gets swallowed by dust storms, Lake Managua is my own country is quite close to become a pool of dead water, mercury, chlorine and alkaline ****, the skies over South East and South Asia are blanketed by a uniform layers of polutants, and don't even get me started with Mexico City or the deforestation of the Amazons.
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4/26/2006 3:30pm, #16
having more ecological responsibility than militaristic totalitarian regimes is something every progressive nation should be proud of!!!
4/26/2006 3:33pm, #17Originally Posted by elnykaWith less than 5 percent of the world's population, the United States contributes 25 percent of the world's total carbon dioxide emissions -- more than China, Japan and India combined -- and consumes 26 percent of the world's oil, 25 percent of the coal and 27 percent of natural gas.
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4/26/2006 3:37pm, #18
its sad how many children are still getting sick from that... and to think that as kids we are taught that nuclear energy will give us superhuman powers and such...
4/26/2006 3:42pm, #19
Yeah well if the Brittish government don't close down the Sellafield nuclear plant, there'll be another Chernobyl soon enough. Bastards.
4/26/2006 4:23pm, #20
Originally Posted by odacon
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