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How Japanese Officials Can Atone for Fukushima via Foreign Policy in Focus

The meltdowns and release of radiation from the Fukushima Daaichi nuclear power plant has been an ongoing crisis for five years. Nuclear engineer Koide Hiroaki has been one of the most trenchant critics of how the Japanese government and power … Continue reading

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India’s nuclear industry pours its wastes into a river of death and disease via The Center for Public Integrity

Scientists say nuclear workers, village residents, and children living near mines and factories are falling ill after persistent exposure to unsafe radiation […] Its link to widespread misfortune is not admitted by the Indian government. But the authorities’ role in … Continue reading

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Fukushima far from solved, say Abe’s Games critics via Global Post

Speaking to Olympic chiefs in Buenos Aires just ahead of their weekend decision to award the Games to Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said there was nothing to worry about at the plant. “Let me assure you, the situation … Continue reading

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« Crime d’Etat » à Fukushima : « L’unique solution est la fuite » via Le nouvel observateur

L’intervention de professeur Hiroaki Koide «Aujourd’hui encore, de nombreux travailleurs sont irradiés afin de pouvoir mener à bien ces travaux de confinement. Les 100 tonnes de céramique d’uranium qui se trouvaient dans le cœur ont liquéfié la base de béton … Continue reading

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Symposium: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident l March 11-12, 2013 via The Helen Caldicott Foundation and Physicians for Social Responsibililty

The New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY A unique, two-day symposium at which an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts will make presentations on and discuss the bio-medical and ecological … Continue reading

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Scientist warns of dangers of Taiwan nuclear mishap via Taipei Times

A Japanese nuclear scientist and researcher says that if a nuclear accident occurred at one of northern Taiwan’s nuclear power plants, about 30,000 people would die within a short period of time and up to 7 million people could develop … Continue reading

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[video] Atomic Age II: Fukushima (in English and Japanese) via Youtube

The videos of the Atomic Age II: Fukushima Symposium via Youtube! Each of the following two playlists consists of 4 parts. The autoplay will get you through the entire symposium. ALL ENGLISH ORIGINAL (English and Japanese)

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[video]Atomic Age II: Fukushima Symposium (in English and Japanese via MindOnline)

Finally the videos from the Atomic Age II: Fukushima symposium are up! in English (MindOnline) Atomic Age II: Fukushima—Session 1, Part 1—English Atomic Age II: Fukushima—Session 1, Part 2—English Atomic Age II: Fukushima—Session 2—English Atomic Age II: Fukushima—Session 3 Roundtable—English … Continue reading

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Spent Fuel Rods Drive Growing Fear Over Plant in Japan via The New York Times

TOKYO — What passes for normal at the Fukushima Daiichi plant today would have caused shudders among even the most sanguine of experts before an earthquake and tsunami set off the world’s second most serious nuclear crisis after Chernobyl.Fourteen months … Continue reading

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The Truth About Nuclear Power: Japanese Nuclear Engineer Calls for Abolition via Japan Focus

Koide Hiroaki Introduction and translation by Sakai Yasuyuki and Norimatsu Satoko Introduction Koide Hiroaki began his career as a nuclear engineer forty years ago drawn to the promise of nuclear power. Quickly, however, he recognized the flaws in Japan’s nuclear … Continue reading

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