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Fukushima: An Assessment of the Quake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown via Japan Focus

3:11 –The What[…]The triple catastrophe is often referred to as “soteigai” (unimaginable) but we now know was not the case. The Diet committee that investigated the accident pointed out last year that the disaster was structural, man-made, brought about by … Continue reading

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Global Fukushima Action Day 2012

More than 200 videos of actions around the world. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrNVyjhBCdk&list=PLB1A30603A1647DD2&index=1&feature=plpp_video

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Guide: Japan’s 3.11 Earthquake, Tsunami, Atomic Meltdown via The Japan Focus

This guide is divided into two parts. Part I introduces work published by The Asia-Pacific Journal. Part II introduces major English and Japanese print and online sources on 3.11. Continue reading at Japan’s 3.11 Earthquake, Tsunami, Atomic Meltdown

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Ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and help end all test nuclear detonations world-wide via the White House

The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), banning all test nuclear detonations, is in the U.S.’ national security interest. This treaty has bipartisan support from national security leaders and will strengthen the U.S.’ ability to detect, deter, and confront proliferators of … Continue reading

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After Fukushima, Does Nuclear Power Have a Future? via The New York Times

A couple of months after the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant March 11, an American nuclear expert posed an interesting question. A nuclear power plant in Phillipsburg, Germany. “The post-Fukushima public sentiment is surprisingly low-key isn’t it? What … Continue reading

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さよなら原発1000万人アクション・Sayonara Nukes Campaign for 10 Million Signatures

脱原発を実現し、自然エネルギー中心の社会を求める全国署名 詳細はさよなら原発1000万人アクションウェブサイトからどうぞ。 Sayonara Nukes Campaign for 10 Million Signatures English Petition(pdf) Italian Petition(pdf) French Petition(pdf) German Petition(pdf) All petition signatures should be sent via snail mail to: Tutte le firme di petizione dovrebbero essere inviate via snail mail a: Toutes … Continue reading

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10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth via Brainz

While the 2011 earthquake and worries surrounding Fukushima have brought the threat of radioactivity back into the public consciousness, many people still don’t realize that radioactive contamination is a worldwide danger. Radionuclides are in the top six toxic threats as … Continue reading

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U.S. Posted a Trade Surplus in Solar Technologies, Study Finds via The New York Times

By KEITH BRADSHER Published: August 29, 2011 HONG KONG — A study sponsored by the solar power industry has concluded that the United States ran a trade surplus of $1.88 billion in solar technologies last year, as exports of raw … Continue reading

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The End of the Nuclear Era? Not So Fast … via Common Dreams.org

by Sandy LeonVest (excerpts) Less widely reported is that, even as Germany, Japan and a handful of other countries — among them, Italy, Switzerland and some ASEAN member states — are rejecting or at least reconsidering their commitments to nuclear … Continue reading

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Government, industry refocus on nuclear plant exports via asahi.com

The government has resumed its joint efforts with industry to export nuclear power plants, despite effectively halting reactor construction at home following the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Critics said the government is using a double … Continue reading

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