There is a strong possibility that the name Fukushima could become remembered as a single word for disaster, like Titanic or Katrina.
Most disasters of similar severity can't be averted but with proper preparation, loss of life can be minimized. With enough life boats, the Titanic would be just another sunken ship. With a proper levee, Katrina would have been just another big storm.
Since last weekend, news coverage has been consumed by an earthquake of unprecedented magnitude and an ensuing...Full Story