Monthly Archives: April 2013

Take Action at Fukushima: An Open Letter to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

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Read in Japanese, French, Spanish , Portuguese, or German.

Dear Secretary General Ban Ki-moon:

You no doubt observed the Fukushima disaster on March 11, 2011, with terror and worry: what would another nuclear disaster mean for state relations, especially in your home region of East Asia? Fortunately, it seemed, the effects were largely kept to Japan’s islands… Continue reading

Former Chairman of Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Reactors Should Be Phased Out

Read this in German and Japanese (日本語).

Dr. Gordon Edwards, a well respected nuclear expert, explains the background of Chairman Jaczko’s decision:

Gregory Jaczko, Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission until last year, has arrived at a very basic realization: every potentially dangerous machine should have an emergency “off” switch that shuts everything down completely. And nuclear power reactors don’t have one. So, he concludes, all… Continue reading

QUELLES LEÇONS LE MONDE A-T-IL TIRÉ DE FUKUSHIMA ?

Akio Matsumura, fondateur du Global Forum of Spiritual and Parliamentary Leaders [Forum mondial des dirigeants spirituels et parlementaires] a fait cette présentation à la conférence « Conséquences médicales et écologiques de l’accident nucléaire de Fukushima », parrainée par la Fondation Helen Caldicott et l’association Physicians for Social Responsibility [Médecins pour une responsabilité sociale] à l’Académie de Médecine de New York, le 11 mars 2013.

Je voudrais remercier Helen… Continue reading