Tag Archives: Japanese earthquake 2011

Plutonium and Politics

Kyodo News is a respected nonprofit agency based in Tokyo, and it distributes news to just about all newspapers and tv networks in Japan. It’s interesting to compare Kyodo News latest status report on the reactors at Fukushima Daiichi plant … Continue reading

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Japan: where the wind blows and spent fuel

If I hear another ‘expert’ on the tv news channels say that Fukushima is not as bad as Chernobyl I shall scream. For godsake there’s been multiple explosions, hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from the vicinity of … Continue reading

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Disaster in Japan: even Hollywood could not come up with something worse than this

Earlier today there was a massive explosion at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant (officially known as Fukushima I), which completely destroyed the already heavily damaged hall of reactor No.1. One of the unusual things about this was that it … Continue reading

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The Japanese earthquake and memories of Chernobyl

The disaster caused by the earthquake today off the coast of north east Japan is quite breathtaking. To give some idea of the scale of things, news agencies are now saying that two trains have been ‘reported missing’. That’s two … Continue reading

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