12:40am

Mon July 9, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: What are the long term fallouts from Fukushima nuclear disaster?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the recent report on the nuclear disaster in Japan. The investigation found that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power meltdown was "profoundly a man-made disaster that could and should have been foreseen and prevented." What lessons can be taken away from this catastrophe? Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@Yourcallradio.org. How are people coping with impacts of radioactive contamination? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Michael McAteer, a writer at The Atlantic, Filmmaker and Producer. He has worked extensively in the Japanese media as a TV presenter and current events commentator

Shaun Burnie, a nuclear and energy consultant with Friends of the Earth

Zofia Baumann, Postdoctoral Investigator at School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Stony Brook University

Web Resources:

CBC: Nuclear power at record levels, despite Fukushima disaster

Bloomberg: Japan’s Nuke Report Undercuts Itself With Cultural Copout

Atlantic: Japan's Latest Nuclear Crisis: Getting Rid of the Radioactive Debris

The Exit of Nuclear based on Consensus and Cash

Greenpeace: The emerging power of Japan’s ‘Hydrangea’ revolution

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