Originally posted on rawautonomy:
Radiation Levels on Earth Rising?
Fact: There have been over 2000 recorded nuclear detonations from 1945-1998, which continue to this day.
Fact: Radioactive isotopes constantly bombard the atmosphere, referred to as ‘natural’ background radiation. This really only began with above ground nuclear testing.
Fact: The unstable region of Fukushima Daiichi houses 4 core reactors in meltdown. Chernobyl only had 1. This spells out exponential devastation in comparison.
Fact: Cesium-137 has a half-life of 30 years, Iodine-131 is 8 days and Iodine-129 is 15.7 million years.