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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis

Fukushima Rice Passes Radiation Tests For First Time Since Disaster

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2015 | World

TOKYO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Fukushima rice passed Japan's radiation checks for the first time since the 2011 nuclear disaster that prompted internation...

Japan Court Rules Fukushima Nuclear Operator Responsible For Woman's Suicide

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2014 | World

* Japan district court rules Tepco responsible for woman's suicide * Tepco ordered to pay 49 mln yen ($472,000) compensation ...

Climate Change, Media, Psychology & the Denial of Death

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...

'The World Community Must Take Charge At Fukushima'

The Huffington Post | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A MoveOn.org petition penned by anti-nuclear activist Harvey Wasserman is asking the United Nations to intervene at the crippled Fukushi...

Nick Visser

Fukushima Teaches Only Safe Nuclear Power Is None At All: Advocates

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Visser | Posted 10.10.2013 | Green

NEW YORK -- What lessons should Americans learn from the continuing disaster surrounding the crippled Fukushima nuclear facility in Japan? A panel of ...

Fukushima Forever

Charles Perrow | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Charles Perrow

Recent disclosures of tons of radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima reactors spilling into the ocean are just the latest evidence of the continuing incompetence of the Japanese utility, TEPCO.

Fukushima Operator Dumps 1,000 Tons Of Polluted Water In Sea

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

The operator of the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday that it dumped more than 1,000 tons of polluted water into the sea after a typhoon ra...

U.S. Adviser To Fukushima Urges Swift Action From Japan

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

By Kevin Krolicki and James Topham TOKYO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Japan should begin preparing to release a massive tide of water from the...

Fukushima Operator Aggravates Crisis With 'Unreliable' Data

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Yuka Obayashi and Kentaro Hamada TOKYO, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) , the operator of the stricken Fukushima...

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Escalates To Worst Level In 2 Years

Reuters | Kiyoshi Takenaka and James Topham | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

TOKYO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Japan's nuclear crisis escalated to its worst level in two years on Wednesday, with its nuclear watchdog saying it feared ...

Situation In Fukishima Takes Turn For The Worst

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

By Kentaro Hamada and Antoni Slodkowski TOKYO, July 9 (Reuters) - Japan may restart several reactors shut down by the Fukushima nuclea...

Harry Truman's Lies and Fukushima

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto | Posted 05.09.2012 | World
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

No matter how many new reports there will be on this anniversary, the facts remain the same. Nuclear power is far dirtier and far deadlier than anything man has ever created.

'Devil's Chain Reaction'

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

By Shinichi Saoshiro FUKUSHIMA, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Japan's prime minister ordered workers to remain at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima ...

Containing Fukushima: Saving Japan From Itself (Part II)

K.T. Hiraoka | Posted 04.27.2012 | World
K.T. Hiraoka

What is most needed for Japan to get out of its current intellectual slump and to restore vitality are government and corporate sectors that espouse transparency and accountability consistently and over time.

Containing Fukushima: Saving Japan From Itself (Part I)

K.T. Hiraoka | Posted 04.26.2012 | World
K.T. Hiraoka

The disaster at Fukushima last year exposed how entrenched interests among key decision-makers have contaminated Japanese society, endangering the long-term prosperity of Japan.

U.N. Chief: Japan Nuclear Crisis 'Far From The End'

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2011 | World

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The world's chief nuclear inspector said on Saturday that Japan was "still far from the end of the accident" at its Fukushima nuc...