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Title Crisis without end : the medical and ecological consequences of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe / edited by Helen Caldicott.

Publication Info. New York : The New Press, 2014.

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 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  TK1365.J3 C75 2014    AVAILABLE
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Description 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
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Note "From the symposium at the New York Academy of Medicine, March 11-12, 2013."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Helen Caldicott -- No nuclear power is the best nuclear power / Naoto Kan -- Living in a contaminated world / Hiroaki Koide -- Another unsurprising surprise / David Lochbaum -- The findings of the Diet Independent Investigation Committee / Hisako Sakiyama -- The contamination of Japan with radioactive cesium / Steven Starr -- What did the world learn from the Fukushima accident? / Akio Matsumura -- Effects of ionizing radiation on living systems / David Brenner -- The initial health effects at Fukushima / Ian Fairlie -- The biological consequences of Chernobyl and Fukushima / Timothy Mousseau -- What the World Health Organization, International Atomic Energy Agency, and International Commission on Radiological Protection have falsified / Alexey V. Yablokov -- Congenital malformations in Rivne, Ukraine / Wladimir Wertelecki -- What did they know and when? / Arnold Gundersen -- Management of spent-fuel pools and radioactive waste / Robert Alvarez -- Seventy years of radioactive risks in Japan and America / Kevin Kamps -- Post-Fukushima food monitoring / Cindy Folkers -- Gender matters in the atomic age / Mary Olson -- Epidemiologic studies of radiation releases from nuclear facilities / Steven Wing -- Cancer risks from exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation / Herbert Abrams -- The rise and fall of nuclear power / David Freeman -- The nuclear age and future generations / Helen Caldicott.
Summary "On the second anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts assembled at the prestigious New York Academy of Medicine. A project of the Helen Caldicott Foundation and co-sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility, this gathering was a response to widespread concerns that the media and policy makers had been far too eager to move past what are clearly deep and lasting impacts for the Japanese people and for the world"--Amazon.com.
Subject Fukushima Nuclear Disaster (Japan : 2011) (OCoLC)fst01797233
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011.
Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Japan.
Nuclear power plants -- Accidents. (OCoLC)fst01040437
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
Added Author Caldicott, Helen, editor of compilation.
New York Academy of Medicine, sponsoring body.
ISBN 9781595589606 (hardback)
1595589600 (hardback)

 
    
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