Dr. Helen Caldicott shares compelling reasons why she decided to produce her upcoming Symposium on the Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction, and gives us a glimpse as to the importance in her life of the film, “On the Beach.”
NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK:
British Commonwealth ambassadors chow down on Fukushima food and saki to support produce exports. Can an epidemiological study of these men be far behind…?
- TEPCO‘s Fukushima water woes;
- 50% of children tested in Ibaraki Prefecture showing A2 or B thyroid nodules and cysts;
- Former California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey‘s home raided in investigation by state’s Attorney General on his dealings in the $3.3 Billion San Onofre bailout of Southern California Edison;
- Pilgrim NPP shut down by blizzard;
- Fiji nuclear victims of British bomb tests 1956-58 finally given an insulting pittance as “compensation” for the illnesses they suffered as a result;
- Oishinbo manga artist Tetsu Kariya draws new comic about nosebleeds in Fukushima, urges residents to “have the courage to flee.”
- Former nuclear energy worker Dan Rudka’s GoFundMe campaign to support his double lung transplant.
- An American Chenobyl: Nuclear Near Misses at U.S. Reactors since 1986 from Greenpeace
- The Nuclear Wars Waged against First Nations People
- Dumping Radioactive Food from Japan on the World: Why the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) is a Pending Disaster