This Week’s Featured Interview:
- Ukraine Nuclear dangers – how many and how bad? This week, we learn how bad it could get from Edwin Lyman. He is a physicist and the Director of Nuclear Power Safety with the Union of Concerned Scientists. He specializes in nuclear proliferation, nuclear terrorism, and nuclear power safety. Lyman has published extensively in journals and magazines, testified before Congress and advised other government groups, and been cited as an expert source in news stories in most major media. We spoke on Friday, July 22, 2022.
Follow Edwin Lyman on Twitter: @NucSafetyUCS.
Nuclear Hotseat Hot Story: Linda Pentz Gunter
Greenpeace examination of Chernobyl radiation in the face of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s lowball radiation stats.
Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):
Why do the Japanese persist in swimming near Fukushima?
- TERRIE BARRIE Obituary – LINK TO Nuclear Hotseat #187 from January 20, 2015, including an interview with Terrie.
- San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace Press Conference on why Diablo Canyon needs to be shut down:
- Gender and Radiation Impact Project (GRIP) is offering short courses on Radiation, Biology and Society, led by Cindy Folkers of Beyond Nuclear and Mary Olson of GRIP. Olson and Folkers have a combined half century + of experience helping impacted communities, members of the media, elected and appointed officials and many others to understand ionizing radiation and its impacts on the human body and our environment. Both women have converged on looking at where radiation has disproportionate impacts–particularly impacts to girls and women.
For more information on the Fall, 2022 courses – online, inexpensive, really worth it – CLICK HERE.
- Nuclear strategy and ending the war in Ukraine
- How Chernobyl made Welsh sheep radioactive and paralysed some farms for 26 years
- Opinion: MidAmerican shouldn’t waste money studying small nuclear reactors
- Friends of the Earth, Japan: Protest the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Approval of TEPCO’s Plan for the Oceanic Discharge of Contaminated Water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant