The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Is Solar Power in Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zones Advisable?

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Is Solar Power in Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zones Advisable?

Fukushima, Japan, is seeing solar panels sprout up near that country’s stricken nuclear power plant. It seems that there is a trend underway, in widely scattered parts of the world, that have atomic power disasters in common. But is it really advisable to have solar generating facilities in the exclusion zones created by a nuclear catastrophe?

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Children Suffer Nuclear Impact Worldwide

Children Suffer Nuclear Impact Worldwide

Do children suffer worldwide from atomic power? Absolutely. CCTV host Margaret Harrington anchored a panel with Maggie Gundersen, Caroline Phillips, and Chiho Kaneko from Fairewinds Energy Education to discuss the health risks to children around the world from operating nuclear power reactors and their burgeoning waste.

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World Uranium Symposium 2015 - TMI and Chernobyl Workshop

World Uranium Symposium 2015 - TMI and Chernobyl Workshop

In April of 2015, Fairewinds’ Chief Engineer, Arnie Gundersen and the Fairewinds crew headed to Quebec City for the World Uranium Symposium. In this presentation, Arnie shares how the nuclear industry refused to learn from their own mistakes and repeated the same failures at Fukushima Daiichi that caused widespread devastation at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl. 

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Gundersen on Earthfiles: Fukushima One Year Later: Not Yet Out of the Woods

Gundersen on Earthfiles: Fukushima One Year Later: Not Yet Out of the Woods

Linda and Arnie discuss the triple meltdown of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and Japan’s energy future. They discuss the Japanese government's attempts to dilute the Daiichi contaminated waste from the Fukushima prefecture by mixing it with everyday trash, burning it, and then dumping it into Tokyo Bay and other locations around Japan.

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