November 30, 2012

Shiga Governor Yukiko Kada’s new antinuclear party dominates the December 16 election headlines in Japan. Kada has named her new party the Japan Future Party (JFP). In a “kick-off” press conference, Kada said she hopes to send a powerful message to future generations...

November 27. 2012

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports there will be no statistically-significant rise in cancer due to the Fukushima Accident. It concludes the likelihood of a measurable increase in cancer over the lifetimes of Fukushima residents is low compared to what...

132nd Carnival of Nuclear Energy Bloggers

The Hiroshima Syndrome is once again proud to be hosting the Carnival of Nuclear Energy Bloggers.  For the full reports, please click on the individual links.   From Next Big Future (3) – Russia speeds up nuclear investment to get 50% of power from nuclear by 2050 and...

November 23, 2012

Tokyo’s gubernatorial race has split into two camps over the nuclear issue. Three parties back Kenji Utsunomiya who has pledged to phase out all nuclear energy. Four other parties support Vice Governor Naoki Inose who says it is premature to make specific policy...

November 20, 2012

The December 16th national election could usher in a new, less-antinuclear energy policy. Polls indicate that the liberal Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) will no longer control the government and instead be replaced by the conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)....

131st Carnival of Nuclear Bloggers

The Hiroshima Syndrome is once again proud to be hosting the Carnival of Nuclear Energy Bloggers. This week’s topics include (but are not limited to) – phobias should not be used to determine energy policy, a nuclear energy graduate school in Korea, the Japanese news...

Japanese Press Promotes Wide-spread Distrust

Soon after the earthquake/tsunami catastrophe of 3/11/11, Fukushima Daiichi took center stage with the Japanese Press and Tokyo government. In the weeks that followed, it became apparent that a considerable amount of Fukushima accident information was being withheld...

November 16, 2012

(For today’s Commentary – Japanese Press Promotes Wide-spread Distrust – please click here) It seems that legal action concerning the Fukushima accident has become increasingly popular in Japan. In addition to our report on a civil complaint on...
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