Dr./ David Suzuki tells a group of U of A students: "If the fourth plant goes under an earthquake and those rods are exposed, it’s ‘Bye, bye, Japan,’ and everybody on the west coast should evacuate."
NB Power says the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant recently released water containing a chemical used in its steam generators into the Bay of Fundy.
Japanese regulators have given final approval for removing fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at Fukushima's damaged Reactor 4 building - considered the highest risk at the crippled nuclear plant.
Having presided over the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, former Japanese PM Naoto Kan says it's time we ge off of nuclear power.
Dr. David Suzuki surveys recent Fukushima radiation science : "Fish will stay part of my diet - as long as they’re caught locally and sustainably - until new research gives me pause to reconsider."
It may be the greatest single threat humanity has faced: Japan's Fukushima radiation crisis. The good news is the world's media and political leaders are finally paying attention.
Read this Sept. 1 story by Jeremy Hsu in The Huffington Post on the threat of radioactive particles from Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant reaching North America’s coastline by 2014. A radioactive plum...
The decision to use uranium over thorium was a tragic misjudgment based on the worst of reasons. At the end of WWII, America was flush with political and military power — and the atom bomb.
Read this Aug. 21 story from Reuters on the consternation of China over its neighbour’s mounting nuclear crisis, as Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant spills large quantities of radioactive water into the Pacif...
Read this Aug. 7 story from National Geographic on the continued leaking of radioactive water from the damaged nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan – and the potential health implications for human and marine life on this si...