What are we to do? We should become better informed about the issues related to nuclear power, reduce our energy needs, and work towards developing more sustainable sources of energy.
Here is one thing we can do: If you are a resident of the United States, sign the petition launched by Greenpeace USA to phase out nuclear power and invest in safe, clean, renewable energy. "One in three Americans live within 50 miles of a nuclear plant and is threatened by a nuclear disaster. These dangerous old nuclear plants are vulnerable to natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes, as well as deliberate attack. Fukushima showed how catastrophic a nuclear meltdown can be for people living nearby when a disaster knocks out power to a nuclear plant ... "