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Tracking the World's Nuclear Arsenals: Infographic

Tracking the World's Nuclear Arsenals: Infographic | green infographics | Scoop.it

Since 1945, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has been tracking nuclear arsenals around the world. Although the group has always made its running tallies available in print, web readers now have an interactive way of visualizing the planet's nuclear stockpiles.

According to the Nuclear Notebook, there are currently 10,144 nuclear warheads stockpiled around the globe- enough to nearly irradiate the total land mass of the planet.

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The Human Cost of Energy

The Human Cost of Energy | green infographics | Scoop.it

Deadly accidents involving nuclear reactors, oil rigs and coal mines in recent months remind us that all forms of energy generation carry risks. For coal, mining tends to be the most dangerous step; for oil and gas, most accidents occur during distribution; and for nuclear, generating plants are on the hot seat.

The lion’s share of human costs, however, comes not from accidents but from pollution, which makes fossilfuels the most dangerous form of energy generation. 

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Mapping Earthquake Risks at US Nuclear Power Plants | Climate Central

Mapping Earthquake Risks at US Nuclear Power Plants | Climate Central | green infographics | Scoop.it
Map shows the 104 active nuclear reactors in the Lower-48 states, overlaid with both recent earthquakes and the 15 strongest earthquakes in the region's history.
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