Today the German government unveiled a new vision for the country's energy needs. Chancellor Angela Merkel announced last week that nuclear power was no longer an option, in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Germany is instead going back to the future, with plans to double the number of gas and coal-fired power stations to be built.Notice the use of "New Vision?" Back to the future. Is this an over -reaction to stories predicting thousands of deaths from Nuclear contamination whilst the truth is (probably) none.
Here is a report listing all the casualties. The only possible deaths in that list - 2 people are missing. There report lists the radiological contamination - none serious.