“What if the $152 billion to clean up Fukushima were spent on geothermal instead?”

The amount of money spent cleaning up the Fukushima mess would have produced 10X the energy if it’d been spent on geothermal energy instead. Alternatively, try this (very unhelpful) infographic for this same comparison with solar energy.

Sure, hindsight is 20/20, but how often do we need to go through a nuclear disaster before we decide that hindsight is not worth experiencing anymore?