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Hacker science versus closed science

My article “Risk Communication surrounding the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: An Anthropological Approach” was cited in a study titled “Hacker science versus closed science: building environmental monitoring infrastructure”, written by researchers Akiko Hemmi and Ian Graham at University of Edinburgh. 233 more words


Governance and Risk Communication in Fukushima

My article “Governance and Risk Communication in Fukushima: Notes from Miyakoji” was published by Our World, the web magazine of the United Nations University. Read the story… 43 more words


Don't panic! Fukushima radiation just hit the West Coast

Nuclear energy gives plenty of people the heebie-jeebies: Like horror-movie ghosts and ancestral curses, you can’t see or feel or smell it, but it can still kill you.  542 more words

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The ethics of risk communication and the role of moral emotions in communicating nuclear crises

My paper “Risk communication surrounding the Fukushima nuclear disaster: an anthropological approach” was recently cited in a study titled “Nuclear energy, responsible risk communication and moral emotions: a three level framework”, authored by researchers Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist and Sabine Roeser. 285 more words


Documentary Film Review: Japan and Nuclear Energy

Japan and Nuclear Energy (Nihon to Genpatsu) is a documentary film about the looming threat of nuclear power plants in Japan and the world. The movie, directed by Hiroyuki Kawai, deals with the March 11, 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident and its social and environmental consequences. 658 more words