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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


Seeking "understanding" to restart reactors

To restart idled nuclear reactors, Japanese authorities need to gain the understanding of local residents. But what does “understanding” mean? And, is seeking understanding the best mindset? 1,469 more words


​Fukushima radiation detected 100 miles off California coast

Tokyo Electric Power CO (TEPCO) Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant at Okuma town in Fukushima prefecture (AFP Photo)

Scientists have found traces of leaked radiation from Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident off the coast of California. 303 more words

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Fukushima dismantling crew removes 400 tons of spent fuel from crippled reactor

RT | November 5, 2014

The first of four sets of spent nuclear fuel rods has been removed from a damaged reactor building at Japan’s Fukushima power plant, scoring a major success in an effort to dismantle the quake and tsunami-wrecked facility.

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Iran prevents sabotage of heavy-water to be utilized in Nuclear Reactor – Blames 'Foreign Country'

Iran has successfully subverted a plot to sabotage tanks of heavy water to be used in nuclear reactors, a senior official of Iran’s nuclear department told local Arman daily. 389 more words

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