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The Fukushima Disaster and the Future of Nuclear Power in Japan An Interview with Former Prime Minister Kan Naoto – Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

The Fukushima Disaster and the Future of Nuclear Power in Japan An Interview with Former Prime Minister Kan Naoto
Center for Research on Globalization
However,from the start of the accident at Fukushima Daiichi on March 11 2011,the harsh reality of nuclear power was exposed to billions of people across the planet, and in particular to the population of Japan, including the more than 160,000 people …

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 11:00 am

Records of Diet’s Fukushima investigation still under wraps – Asahi Shimbun


Asahi Shimbun

Records of Diet's Fukushima investigation still under wraps
Asahi Shimbun
"The Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission was the first established in the Diet with the authority to carry out a thorough investigation," Sone said. "Disclosure rules should be decided on quickly because it will serve as a …

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 5:27 am

Fukushima nuclear zone ‘to become world’s next macabre tourist hotspot’ as visitors get set to don radioactive suits – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Fukushima nuclear zone 'to become world's next macabre tourist hotspot' as visitors get set to don radioactive suits
Mirror.co.uk
The site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster is set to become a bizarre new tourist attraction, as people flock to visit the radioactive exclusion zone. Just as tourists visited Chernobyl 25 years after the explosion at the Soviet-era nuclear reactor

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Posted on 24 September 2016 | 7:22 pm

Japan mulls legislation requiring local government approval for … – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Japan mulls legislation requiring local government approval for …
The Japan Times
The Japanese government is considering legislation to oblige Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. to obtain approval from local governments if it app.

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Posted on 24 September 2016 | 3:22 am

Canada activist found guilty of harassing scientists over Fukushima fallout – The Japan Times


Canada activist found guilty of harassing scientists over Fukushima fallout
The Japan Times
“Mr. Durnford, on many occasions, threatened physical violence against scientists and others who have focused their attention and expertise to better understand how the Fukushima nuclear disaster has affected the marine environment and human health.

Posted on 23 September 2016 | 10:52 am

Fate of tainted Fukushima cows takes scientific twist – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Fate of tainted Fukushima cows takes scientific twist
The Japan Times
NAMIE, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – In an abandoned Japanese village, cows grazing in lush green fields begin to gather when they hear the familiar noise of the ranch owner's mini-pickup. This isn't feeding time, though. Instead, the animals are about to be …

Posted on 23 September 2016 | 9:41 am

Cows in Fukushima Radiation Zone Find New Purpose: Science … – ABC News


ABC News

Cows in Fukushima Radiation Zone Find New Purpose: Science …
ABC News
In this Aug. 27, 2016, photo, cows stand during their medical check-up at Komaru Ranch in Namie town, 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) north of the crippled …

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Posted on 22 September 2016 | 7:07 am

In Fukushima, A Bitter Legacy Of Radiation, Trauma and Fear – Yale Environment 360


Yale Environment 360

In Fukushima, A Bitter Legacy Of Radiation, Trauma and Fear
Yale Environment 360
Five years after the nuclear power plant meltdown, a journey through the Fukushima evacuation zone reveals some high levels of radiation and an overriding sense of fear. For many, the psychological damage is far more profound than the health effects.

Posted on 19 September 2016 | 12:54 pm

In Fukushima, a Determination to Move Past Nuclear Power – WSJ – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

In Fukushima, a Determination to Move Past Nuclear Power – WSJ
Wall Street Journal
Local governments in Fukushima are making progress on their goal of generating all of the prefecture's electricity from renewable sources by 2040.
TEPCO dismantles safety wall around crippled Fukushima reactor …RT
Fukushima Backlash Hits Japan Prime Minister. Fukushima is NOT …Center for Research on Globalization
Fukushima: The Nightmare ContinuesAmerican Free Press
Asahi Shimbun
all 18 news articles »

Posted on 14 September 2016 | 2:03 am

Japan’s $320 Million Gamble at Fukushima: An Underground Ice Wall – New York Times


New York Times

Japan's $320 Million Gamble at Fukushima: An Underground Ice Wall
New York Times
At the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Japan, 95-foot tanks used to store contaminated water abound. Credit Ko Sasaki for The New York Times.
Problems persist at Japan′s crippled Fukushima nuclear reactors …Deutsche Welle
Public Cost of Fukushima Cleanup Tops $40 Billion and Is Expected to ClimbCommon Dreams (press release)
EDITORIAL: Is Fukushima ice wall project still viable despite early failure?Asahi Shimbun
Sputnik International
all 6 news articles »

Posted on 29 August 2016 | 10:14 pm

Fukushima – BingNews

A well-loved monster takes Japan’s box office by storm once again

Its new film references the government’s confused response to Japan’s 2011 disaster, particularly the Fukushima nuclear meltdown. Instead of just bashing elite bureaucrats, however, it shows them working with the country’s popular Self-Defence Forces …

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 9:28 am

Fukushima Children Fund

Some people ask me how they can help the Fukushima victims, and especially the children not evacuated and condemned to live in highly contaminated environment. You may help with a donation the Fukushima Children’s Fund. Fukushima Children’s Fund has …

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:50 am

Anxiety soars as cesium continues to accumulate in Fukushima dams

Dams surrounding the stricken Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) have become de facto storage facilities for high concentrations of radioactive cesium as the element continues to accumulate. With no effective …

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:12 am

Records of Diet’s Fukushima investigation still under wraps

Five years after the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the Diet is still sitting on a trove of raw documents and testimonies of more than 1,100 individuals who were on the front lines during the crisis. The cache was compiled by the …

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 7:31 pm

The Fukushima Disaster and the Future of Nuclear Power in Japan

For more than two decades, the global nuclear industry has attempted to frame the debate on nuclear power within the context of climate change: nuclear power is better than any of the alternatives. So the argument went. Ambitious nuclear expansion plans …

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 7:45 am

IAEA: One Third Of World’s Oceans Poisoned By Fukushima Radiation

Officials at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have admitted that one-third of the world’s oceans are now contaminated by Fukushima radiation. The IAEA say that nuclear waste caused by the 2011 nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi …

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 1:00 am

Fukushima nuclear zone ‘to become world’s next macabre tourist hotspot’

Well, the government made it illegal for “unauthorized” doctors to report on the health of/treat individuals from Fukushima so we won’t know until much later. In Chernoble, it was illegal for physicians to rule that cause of death was related to …

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 7:15 pm

Cows in Fukushima radiation zone find new purpose: science

In this Aug. 27, 2016, photo, cows stand during their medical check-up at Komaru Ranch in Namie town, 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) north of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. Ranchers who refused a government order to kill their cows …

Posted on 22 September 2016 | 12:50 am

In Fukushima, a Determination to Move Past Nuclear Power

IITATE, Japan—Many residents of Fukushima prefecture are still angry about the nuclear disaster five years ago that contaminated towns, farm fields and forests. But as the cleanup continues, local governments and some business owners here are channeling …

Posted on 16 September 2016 | 6:03 am