Thirty years ago today, Chernobyl blew sky high.
And what did we learn from this catastrophe? Well, hmm, pretty much nothing. The clean-up is erratic and disorganized; nuclear incidents carry on at a steady rate; Arctic sea-ice melt proceeds unabated, and 93% of the Great Barrier Reef is bleached due to warmer ocean temperatures. So, nah, we didn’t learn much.
Visitors to the weather page will be the exception. Click here to learn the one unexpected and heartening aspect of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Thank you.