NH #448: Nuclear-Free Earth – Possible? Karl Grossman

Nuclear-Free Earth – Is it possible? Veteran journalist Karl Grossman lays out the options.

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This Week’s Featured Interview:

  • Nuclear-Free Earth – can we achieve it? Karl Grossman provides the vision. He is an author and journalism professor at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury, and host of the television program Enviro Close-Up with Karl Grossman. Karl is the author of six books – so far – and writer of numerous magazine, newspaper and Internet articles.  He has been covering nuclear issues for over 50 years, and in terms of knowing how things came about and where the bodies are buried – that’s a metaphor, we hope – nobody does it better.  Karl has been an important early and consistent supporter of Nuclear Hotseat, and we talk with him here about the need to make Earth a nuclear-free zone.  We talked on January 12, 2020.

Karl Grossman’s important, clear-eyed and classic look at nuclear energy: COVER UP: What You Are NOT Supposed to Know About Nuclear Power

Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):

“Certified” sushi in Japan that doesn’t test for radiation? What is it certified against – the difficult truth? And why is a new sushi restaurant opening IN Fukushima?

Radioactive Olympics Update:

Futaba, the triple-melted-down Fukushima Daiichi’s host city, is now included in the Olympic Torch Relay. Nuclear Hotseat’s Voices from Japan co-producer Beverly Findlay-Kaneko on the proximity of the town to the still-highly-radioactive triple meltdown site. Full interview with her on Futaba and the dangers posed by the Olympic Torch Relay in next week’s show.

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