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Our world is generating more and more nuclear waste, but have no permanent place to dispose of it. But the nation of Finland has a plan. They’re building an underground cave, to hold thousands of tones of nuclear waste, for at least 100 thousand years. On this edition, we hear excerpts of the film, “Into Eternity”, which explores the logistical and philosophical quandries around the construction of something that if it works, might very well outlast the entire human race.
Special thanks to Specialty Studios
For More Information:
Nuclear Power in Europe
Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority
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Nuclear Power in a Post Fukushima World
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