The PSR/IPPNW report released last week projecting at least 10,000 excess cancer cases in Japan because of the radioactivity releases from the ongoing Fukushima nuclear disaster. We’ll hear from: Dr. Catherine Thomasson, Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility; Dr. Alex Rosen of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War; Tim Mousseau, PhD, a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina and on-the-ground researcher into insect and animal mutations at Chernobyl and Fukushima; Bob Alvarez, who specializes in nuclear disarmament, environmental and energy policies for the Institute for Public Studies.
Nuclear Hotseat 16th March 2016 read more »
Spanish firm Escuadrone has developed what it claims is the world’s first drone equipped with a system for detecting radioactivity. The drone can be used in the management of nuclear-related emergencies, it says.
World Nuclear News 15th March 2016 read more »