How Many People Did Nuclear Energy Kill? Nuclear Death Toll

Birt 2 feb 2021
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Nuclear energy creates an uneasy feeling of danger for many people: ancient and dangerous minerals are concentrated to awaken seemingly unnatural powers, creating toxic elements that, if they escape, can and have killed people in horrible ways. How many people has nuclear energy killed and how?
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    • @Henry Walke Yes we could, until the first rocket explodes above your state and burning highly toxic and highly radioactive material falls on your home. Good luck with that.

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    • I am 376th person to comment

  • 4:24 THAts The Doofenshmirtz building😀

  • why did I have polish subtitles on I don't even remember turning subtitles on at all

  • So summary: if we don't stop now we're going to die

  • We need a video about nuclear waste.

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    • video on nuclear waste please!!

  • It is good that some people are finally pushing back against the anti nuclear pseudoscience. It is like people who think recycling helps, when it actually cases more pollution since we ship our garbage overseas.

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  • I would most certainly like a whole video on the pros and cons and differences between nuclear energy and renewable energy. Please make one you guys are amazing.

  • Good video, however the RC car analogy was a little inappropriate.

  • What if we launched nuclear waste at the sun?

  • Very informative! And yes, a video about nuclear waste would be very much appreciated!

  • I'm surprised that the paranoia about nuclear energy leading to the acquisition of nuclear weapons wasn't brought up as a proponent against nuclear energy being used. Then again, there's a lot of nuance with everything.

  • *"Gemany and Japan have been the most active in dismantling their nuclear fleet."* 👀

  • Hey, can you please make a video on theories about a multiverse?

  • What would haplen if we colided with a white star

  • Communism death toll

  • I can't imagine one day when Kurzgesagt team replaced the narrator. His voice is so important on Kurzgesagt's videos.

  • Nuclear is hated because it isn’t as profitable and doesn’t further our massive oil industry

  • Please can we have a video about nuclear waste, where we are and planning to store it, and ways to get rid of it? (I dunno, throwing it at the Sun or something)

  • video on nuclear waste please!!

  • I'm curious how many people that support Nuclear Energy now after watching this video knew that Trump had wrote a bill to increase the research and study into improving Nuclear Energy. Green Party looks to directly remove this as a source of energy. 🤷🏼‍♂️

  • Hej Kurzgesagt - can you do movie about Uyghurs genocide? Chinese government killed something like million of them it is similar to Holocaust even though president of USA says it is just part of Chinese culture. It seems that $ is more important than morality.

  • Video request about sound: at 135 dB you experience a slight cooling sensation from the air at 140 dB your throat and vocal chords start to vibrate at 142 dB your chest starts to pound intensely at 148 dB the vibration because uncomfortable and even painful at 150 dB you experience the overwhelming sensation of being compressed as if underwater at 155 dB the compression and expansion from vibration is felt to the core at 158 dB the vibration is violent, and nausea becomes intense at 190 dB eardrums rupture 50% of the time at 198 dB human death from sound (shock wave) alone

  • "ONLY 31 people died directly in the accident", 31 too many, you mean

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  • Please add turkish language ı cant watch too many videos from oct-dec 2020

  • Deaths per energy unit sound like a stat for a weapon in a game.

  • Yes we do want a video about nuclear waste!

  • Is nuclear dangerous? Kurzgesagt: Yes but actually no

  • I don't speak English so I have to watch videos with subtitles, but unfortunately subtitles are not always in Turkish. Is there a way to translate subtitles?

  • The fact I'm breathing poisoned air and can't do anything about it makes me want to scream

  • This reminds me DARK Netflix series

  • A whole video please

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  • Green parties always hate nuclear despite them being the only way to replace fossil fuels. They don't really represent the values of the earth most of the time.

  • Uh when they started talking about fossil fuels did anyone else notice doofensmers evil incorporated tower

  • Un privilegio vivir en esta época de tan fácil acceso a información tan compleja de una manera sencilla.

  • go like "but Chernobyl".

  • I’d love a nuclear waste video, that’s always been very interesting to me. I’ve read plenty but there’s nothing like a Kurzgesagt video :)

  • I would LOVE more videos and education regarding nuclear energy

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  • Hmm

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  • Time to explore human psychology, social behavior, game theory and Geopolitics for this challenging and difficult decade... Astronomy, sci fi and alien dreams are going to wait until the next cold war is resolved.

  • Great video, as always.

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  • I case someone is still not convinced, it's now impossible for me to be on the road without masks. Every single time i forgot my mask, I got nasal infection. This isn't the case just 6 years ago

  • Video about nuclear waste please!!! Also one on the cost of implementing / maintaining renewable energy vs coal natural gas and oil would be cool.

  • Wtf germany ??

  • 1 word : Thorium

  • I literally got an ad before this video that was pro-nuclear energy jobs THROUGH THE AMERICAN ARMY. Lmao

  • 2:33 Dope Triforce hat 🙌🏻

  • Wouldn’t the earth be a ice ball if we got rid of co2?

  • I would love a hole video about nuclear waste.

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  • Why would any country go back to using fossil fuels......😒

  • Love these vids, could you do a video on how to safely minimise nuclear waste

  • make video about Fusion Energy

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  • I don’t want to die

  • Guys... I miss Kuzgesagt I haven't seen them in a while. Starting to get worried...

  • The fact that Germany closed that many nuclear power plants and replaced them with coal ones demonstrates how ignorant the majority of people are, let's face it, politicians decide what to do based on what gets them more votes, if people would start showing that we are not stupid maybe they also would start to do good things. It's not the politicians fault, it's who votes for people who do things like this that is at fault.

  • 100% Interested in a Nuclear Power deep dive about its benefits and drawbacks!

  • Es el mismo en español?

  • 4:25 wow look it is

  • This should be a part of the "the climate change series"

  • Idk but somehow i learn more knowledge in youtube more then school

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  • Can you make a video about earthquakes

  • What happen with spanish subtitles?

  • Welp i won’t sleep tonight

  • I would like a whole video about it

  • you are so stupid, nuclear enegry causes deaths and diseases to all of us, it's spreaded all over the planet and it will last 200 hundead years, so trust me it causes more than this fake facts 60 thousands of people deaths

  • The part about the increase of coal production in Germany confused me. Yes, coal production increased after Fukushima, but it's not like coal replaced nuclear power. Renewables did. And as you cite in your sources: "After a couple of years however coal production decreased again and is now lower than before Fukushima". I wish you had mentioned this in the video. Otherwise informative and at the same time entertaining video, as always!

  • Me: *man, I really hate science or like anything to do with research and work and stuff. It's really boring.* Also me: *Watching a video about nuclear energy at 4AM*

  • how about you make a video about the nuclear fusion energy and how good it is?

  • will there be any new videos coming out? :(

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  • the planet clearly nuclear energy is a better alternative

  • Oh wow News Media has made Nuclear Energy Scary.........

  • I'm still an ape so I cant comprehend the work you put into these videos but got dang I wish you could pump content like Simon Whistler. Thank you ma'am may I have another!

  • I would love a vid on nuclear waste

  • You guys are phenomenal human beings. Much respect and love. No homo tho.

    • Love ?? love ?? ?? the video

  • Am I the only one that seen Dr. Doofenshmirtz's lair?

  • how can you see Canada prices for your merch?

  • I’m pro nuclear power and green power accept hydro till fusion power.

  • The Wilhelm scream at 6:20 is PERFECT. Kudos.

  • Nuclear energy is not low carbon, it is ZERO carbon.

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  • make a whole video about the need to switch to nuclear now. Its literally the only way we're going to save ourselves of our own self imposed energy apocalypse

  • 4:24 why you tryna lump my boy Doof in with the failures of the fossil fuel industry? He's probably got an -inator for that

  • great videos ive been learning alot from your channel thanks alot!

  • They sure do love using skulls in there thumbnails.

  • How much al gore paying you to lump in every possible death to your personal boogeyman?

  • I want a full video about nuclear waste