Daily Archives: 2011/06/08

Myth of nuclear safety sets back robotic research and development via The Japan Times

On March 17, six days after the crisis erupted at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, a list was presented to Washington through diplomatic channels seeking U.S. assistance.   Packman: A PackBot, U.S.-made remote-controlled machine, opens a door to … Continue reading

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Fishermen to Tepco: Don’t release water via The Japan Times

Agency: No. 2 plant discharge unacceptable, low level or not Kyodo A plan by Tepco to release water containing traces of radioactive materials from the Fukushima No. 2 nuclear power plant into the Pacific has been halted by stiff opposition … Continue reading

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「私たちも曲解していたかも 「風評被害」の真の意味」 on 『地元紙で識るオキナワ』

『私たちも曲解していたかも 「風評被害」の真の意味』

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Economy Sends Japanese to Fukushima for Jobs via The New York Times

IWAKI-YUMOTO, Japan — Just after 6 a.m. in this still sleepy hot spring town, bleary-eyed workers emerged from their inns, ready to board buses to return to their daily battle to contain the crisis at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear … Continue reading

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Germany to phase out nuclear power. Could the US do the same? via The Christian Science Monitor

In their White House press conference Tuesday, President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood together on topics ranging from the global economy to Libya. Yet last week, Chancellor Merkel parted ways with the US on what had been a shared vision of how to … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Loses its Shine in a Sustainable Energy Future via GreenBiz.com

In the aftermath of the Fukushima crisis, a majority of sustainability experts around the world now say that nuclear power isn’t essential to a low-carbon energy future, research released today shows. Early indications are that the market may well share … Continue reading

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