NH #351: Nuclear’s Ticking Doomsday Clock w/Rachel Bronson, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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This Week’s Featured Interview:

  • Rachel Bronson is President and CEO of The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists – the scientists behind setting the Doomsday Clock.  She explains where that image and concept came from, who decides what time to set the clock, and the criteria used to determine just how close to global annihilation we are now, then goes into the group’s many publications and programs.

Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):

TEPCO.  It’s always TEPCO.  This time, they’re working hard to boost the number of nuclear tourists to still-radioactive Fukushima Daiichi.  Will they never learn?  (That was rhetorical…)


(l-r)  Nuclear Hotseat’s Libbe HaLevy,
Voices from Japan Co-Producer Beverly Findlay-Kaneko,
Dianuke.org editor Kumar Sundaram
at “Nuclear Cattle” screening in Los Angeles