anonymous
  • anonymous
Did the Japanese dump any used radioactive fuel rods or nuclear waste into the ocean that may be raising the earths temp?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i dont think so ..coz it will hamper aquatic life and japs will starve to fishes!
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes they have. I live in japan and I know they have :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
realy??? what about aquatic life??

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anonymous
  • anonymous
doesn't get much better than being only a few hours by train from the nuclear plant that had a melt down. Japan's fishes are pretty much really polluted. Have you read about the whales and dolphins? How they're driving them and tuna extinct and how many people are getting nerve diseases from the mercury in the water? Japan's seas are pretty bad :S
anonymous
  • anonymous
shocked to know!
anonymous
  • anonymous
yeah, it's a sad fact :( come visit some time tho:) their food is pretty good XD
anonymous
  • anonymous
i am a vegetarian...lol
anonymous
  • anonymous
There's other stuff to eat other than fish you know :P lol
Kainui
  • Kainui
This is a ridiculous idea simply because the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of the earth by heating the oceans is too high for one small country like Japan to do on its own. In a biological context, one of water's most important features to maintaining life is that it can absorb an incredibly large amount of heat before raising by 1 degree. Because of this, water is able to keep a more constant temperature to foster the growth of life!
anonymous
  • anonymous
Rediculous? Kainui considering a nuclear reactor turns millions of cubic feet of water into steam which then turns turbines every week or so hence the need for giant cooling towers out front the reactor to cool the steam back into water if you didn't do this you would cause thermal pollution to the water source usually a river changing the natrual habitat therefore I would imagine a uncontrolled nuclear reaction would turn millions of cubic feet of seawater into steam if it didn't first melt everything from there to the earths core and beyond :) I wonder if we could use a nuclear reaction to melt a tunnel from my house to china. :) So my question is rediculous? I do believe the temperature of the ocean can cause increased strength of hurricanes at the very least. What is the temp of nuclear waste? Fairly cool i think but the radiation it emits is well know to cause other chemical reactions for this reason the ocean is not a viable place to store nuclear waste. So what you think now?
Kainui
  • Kainui
I think you should do a little bit more research into the size of the ocean, ocean currents, and check google earth around japan to see if there's a constant, huge, rising puff of radioactive steam rising into the atmosphere. Nuclear reactors work by doing controlled reactions, not just dumping stuff in a tub and getting energy from it. Or maybe I'm completely wrong and we'll have tunnels through the center of the earth made from radioactive... Actually, just stop being rEdiculous.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I do believe if a un-shielded radioactive core were deep in the ocean that any steam it created would cool and physically turn back into water before reaching the oceans surface. I come to this conclusion from the fact that there are not a bunch of steam clouds rising out of the ocean from deep volcanic lava activity such as that which has and still is creating the Hawaii islands
Kainui
  • Kainui
Let's compare. The activity making the Hawaiian islands is creating new geographic land masses and it's not even leaving a noticeable sign of warming the earth. So why would something like a few radioactive rods be making a dent in the climate either?

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