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Fukushima: Is the CNRS a purveyor of ignorance?* Or Fukushima: the CNRS does not tell the truth and indoctrinates the masses* by Thierry Ribault

On January 7 2013, CNRS (the French National Center for Scientific Research) gave access to a « scientific multimedia site » on nuclear energy intended for the general public.

As a CNRS researcher trained in economics, based in Japan, where I have been developing since the last two years research on the forms and limits of human protection in the context of the Fukushima disaster, I am anxious to dissociate myself from what is said in this « animation » aiming at the mass indoctrination and at keeping quiet about the situation in Fukushima.

The reasons of my dissociation are given here. I concentrate my arguments against the «animation» on the following seven points:

  • The questionable estimates of the numbers of victims from radiation exposure
  • The absence of less a accommodating picture on Chernobyl’s morbidity provided by
  • Ukrainian authorities
  • The ignorance of radiation effects through transgenerational genomic instability and
  • the bystander effect
  • An implicit concession to the “radiophobia” approach
  • The silence on the WHO-IAEA 1959 agreement
  • A questionable interpretation of the origin of the Fukushima nuclear disaster
  • The silences on the Fukushima disaster.

* About 55.000 readers accessed and over 400 comments were made after a shorter French
version of that article that was published on 16 January 2013. Up to now no official answer
or public statement was made by any representative of the CNRS or of the CNRS website
dealing with nuclear energy, to respond or contradict the present analysis.

Continue reading: Fukushima: Is the CNRS a purveyor of ignorance?* Or Fukushima: the CNRS does not tell the truth and indoctrinates the masses* by Thierry Ribault (PDF)

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