In response to the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima nuclear facility in Japan, petitions and a sign on letter with scores of organizations from around the world are being delivered to the United Nations on Thursday. The documents back a proposal to United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, from 16 top nuclear experts including Dr Helen Caldicott and Dr Arnie Gunderson urging a transfer of responsibility for the Fukushima reactor site to an international engineering group. Continue reading
“The story of Fukushima should be on the front pages of every newspaper. Instead, it is rarely mentioned. The problems at Fukushima are unprecedented in human experience and involve a high risk of radiation events larger than any that the global community has ever experienced. It is going to take the best engineering minds in the world to solve these problems and to diminish their global impact.”
US Green Party Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health, Margaret Flowers, and Attorney General, Kevin Zeese have published a detailed analysis of the Fukushima disaster, the need for an international response, and what that response should be.
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