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Japan Nuclear Disaster

No Fukushima Radiation Found Off The West Coast

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore., July 29 (Reuters) - Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from ...

Meet The Underpaid, Overexposed 'Liquidators' Of Fukushima

WorldCrunch - Le Monde | Patrick Randall | Posted 12.16.2013 | World

Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDEIWAKI — Our meeting with one of the “liquidators” of Fukushima’s power plant takes place in a discreet location, o...

No Rise In Cancer Seen From Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, UN Says

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

* U.N. scientists draft report on Fukushima fallout * Expects no higher cancer rates as people left area * In contrast, ...

LOOK: Abandoned Nuclear Town In Japan Added To Google Street View

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.28.2013 | Technology

It has already brought us up some of the world's tallest mountains, inside the Grand Canyon and underwater to the Great Barrier Reef. Now, Google Stre...

Japan's Reassuring Nuclear History

Gregory Kulacki | Posted 10.06.2012 | World
Gregory Kulacki

Increased Japanese transparency about its nuclear history and the public discussion it has triggered should not be a cause for alarm. They are welcome developments that are likely to solidify Japan's long-standing and well-considered opposition to developing nuclear weapons.

Japan Investigates Reports Of Radiation-Detector Tampering

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

TOKYO, July 21 (Reuters) - Japan's health ministry said it would investigate reports that workers at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant were...

Nuclear Disaster Was Man-Made Crisis

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2012 | World

By Risa Maeda and Linda Sieg TOKYO, July 5 (Reuters) - Japan's Fukushima nuclear crisis was a preventable disaster resulting from "col...

Japan Unlikely To Exit Nuclear Power

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

By Linda Sieg TOKYO, May 25 (Reuters) - Japan is leaning toward a policy of halving nuclear power's share of electricity supply from ...

LOOK: Most Expensive Natural Disaster Ever

Posted 03.12.2012 | World

One year after an earthquake and tsunami decimated the northeast coast of Japan, the country continues its extremely costly process of rebuilding. The...

Mega-Disaster Goes Viral: Japan Tsunami's Social Media By The Numbers

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

When disaster struck Japan, online reactions to the earthquake and tsunami coursed through Twitter in near-record time. However, even with an unpr...

LOOK: The State Of Nuclear Energy Around The World

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a massive tsunami that killed more than 19,000 people and left thousands missing. Th...

Tsunami Survivor Yuichi Kowata: Government 'Reacted Too Late'

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

One year after the tsunami and earthquake that devastated the northeast coast of Japan and left thousands of people dead, Robert Michael Poole and pho...

Japan's Ex-Leader: 'We Were Totally Unprepared' For Fukushima

Posted 05.08.2012 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Japan was woefully unprepared for last year's nuclear disaster, the country's former prime minister said, and suggested that the crippl...

Thousands Of Nuclear Refugees Unable To Return Home

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2012 | World

By Chris Meyers OKUMA, Japan, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Back home for just three hours, a tearful Miyoko Takeda sorted through her belonging...

PHOTOS: Fukushima Daiichi Disaster Decimates Town

Posted 12.12.2011 | World

Nine months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan, life has not returned to normal for residents who lived near the power pl...

Japan Nuclear Plant A 'Ticking Time Bomb,' Says Physicist

Posted 08.22.2011 | World

Though global fears about radiation emissions from the heavily damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility have calmed in the weeks since Japan's...

Feds Sample Colo. Snowpack Following Japan Nuclear Disaster

denver.cbslocal.com | Paul Day | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver

DENVER (CBS4) -- Snow surveyors with the Natural Resource Conservation Service have always cared about the quantity of Colorado's white stuff, not the...