Tag Archives: Robert Alvarez

Fukushima Nuclear Plant’s Slow Recovery Offers Lessons to the US via Reader Supported News

Despite the Japanese PM’s optimistic assessment of Fukushima, experts have new worries about the plant’s recovery. […] But Mr Noda’s optimistic assessment appears to have been premature. Nuclear engineer and former power company executive Arnie Gunderson compared the prime minister’s … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Why Fukushima Is a Greater Disaster than Chernobyl and a Warning Sign for the U.S. via the Institute for Policy Studies

By Robert Alvarez The radioactive inventory of all the irradiated nuclear fuel stored in spent fuel pools at Fukushima is far greater and even more problematic than the molten cores. […] As more information is made available, we now know … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Highest Risk: Problems of Radiation at Reactor Unit 4, Fukushima Daiichi via Japan Focus

The efforts of two Japanese citizens to raise awareness of the risk of a further major accident at Fukushima are to be commended. More than 13 months after the accident began – the threats from the Fukushima Daiichi site are … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Fate of Japan and the Whole World Depends on No. 4 Reactor via Reader Supported News

apan’s former Ambassador to Switzerland, Mr. Mitsuhei Murata, was invited to speak at the Public Hearing of the Budgetary Committee of the House of Councilors on March 22, 2012, on the Fukushima nuclear power plants accident. Before the Committee, Ambassador … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments