Because of a lack of petrochemical resources, Japan has become dependant on nuclear power plants — while retaining memories of the nuclear holocaust. The Fukushima Daiichi power plant disaster demonstrated the vulnerability of this plan. Caitlin Stronell from Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center/Japan talks about their efforts to create a nuclear-free society.
Sandwiched between the anniversaries of the nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jan talks with Caitlin Stronell of the Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center and editor of the “Nuke Info Tokyo” newsletter about that group’s efforts to reduce and eliminate the use of nuclear materials in Japan. She also updates on the Fukushima disaster, 9 […]
Japan currently has 48 tons of plutonium on hand, with new recovery plants creating more. Caitlin Stronell of the Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center talks about the situation, the concerns of Japan’s neighbors, and their organization’s goals to create a “No Nukes World”.