The Hiroshima Syndrome’s Fukushima Commentary is proudly hosting the 176th edition of the Carnival of Nuclear Energy Bloggers. For the full reports, please click on the individual links. Blog topics for this edition include – making science-based communications effective, how too-low exposure limits hurt Japan, JFK’s Best-of-the-Above speech revisited, Germany’s rising electricity expenditures, the costs of building new nukes, and much more.

From ANS Nuclear Cafe (2) –

Science-Based Science Communications: Surprising New Findings

Decommissioning of Private Assets is Public Matter in Japan; TEPCO Forges Ahead

From The Hiroshima Syndrome/Fukushima Commentary

Low Exposure Standards Have Become a Problem for Japan

From Atomic Insights

JFK’s “Best of the Above” speech at Hanford, WA on September 26, 1963

From Next Big Future (4) –

Germany faces rising electricity costs and at least $270 billion for wind power with an exit from nuclear power

History of nuclear power costs

Weather analysis shows there was no plausible Fukushima scenario in which Tokyo, Yokosuka, or Yokota would have been subject to dangerous levels of airborne radiation

Debates should not treat money as scarce for energy research and infrastructure

From Yes Vermont Yankee (2) –

The Safety of Nuclear versus Gas: A guest post by N Nadir

After Vermont Yankee: A Poor Area Will Become Poorer