A silver lining to the Fukushima disaster?

by Philip White The Japan Times (March 30 2011) The most remarkable thing about the response so far to the "genpatsu shinsai" (nuclear-earthquake disaster) that has engulfed Japan is that there are still people who think nuclear power has a future. Should this be attributed more to the dependence of modern industrialized societies on massive … Continue reading A silver lining to the Fukushima disaster?

Japan careless about radiation dangers

Interview with Professor Chris Busby from the European committee on radiation, London Japanese authorities have played down the nuclear reactor leak and the significance of informing citizens of minimal danger, but in fact the opposite is the case PressTV (March 24 2011) Press TV interviews Professor Chris Busby from the European committee on radiation in … Continue reading Japan careless about radiation dangers

How the “peaceful atom” became a serial killer

Nuclear power loses its alibi by Chip Ward Le Monde diplomatique (March 28 2011) When nuclear reactors blow, the first thing that melts down is the truth. Just as in the Chernobyl catastrophe almost 25 years ago when Soviet authorities denied the extent of radiation and downplayed the dire situation that was spiraling out of … Continue reading How the “peaceful atom” became a serial killer