Fukushima Disaster Will Never End, Dr. Caldicott Warns

OpEdNewsby Sherwood Ross, OpEdNews

The Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown disaster “is not over and will never end,” warns Dr. Helen Caldicott, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and holder of 21 honorary doctorate degrees.

“Radioactive fallout which remains toxic for hundreds to thousands of years covers large areas of Japan and will never be ‘cleaned up,’” asserts Dr. Caldicott, a medical doctor who has been showered with honors and awards for her long-time campaign against the dangers of nuclear power production and nuclear war.

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Cancer Risk To Young Children Near Fukushima Daiichi Underestimated

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As the three year anniversary of the triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi just passed, our minds have been on the health of the Japanese people, in particular the children.

This week’s film is a reissue of a film we released last year featuring Ian Goddard and Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen discussing the risk of cancer in children in and around Fukushima prefecture.

The statistics are astounding especially for young girls.

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Speaking Schedule in Japan, March 2014

23 March 2013

  • Dr. Helen Caldicott
    March 6, 2014 (Thursday), 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
    Sakai Shimin Kaikan, Sakai City (in Osaka)
  • Dr. Helen Caldicott, together with Koide Hiroaki of Kyoto University
    March 8, 2014 (Saturday), 2 p.m. (Doors open at 1 p.m.)
    KBS Culture Hall, Kyoto
  • Dr Helen Caldicott
    March 13, 2014 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. (Doors open at 1 p.m.)
    Seijo Hall, Tokyo

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Anti-Nuke Activist Helen Caldicott Speaking at U.S. Premiere of Fallout

On the BeachBy David Robb, Hollywood Today, 2013/11/3

Australian documentary Fallout about the making of the 1950s Gregory Peck film On the Beach and book of the same name is part of the invitation-only Kat Kramer screening series, premieres on November 13th at the Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood.

On The Beach was a pivotal event in my life, both reading the book and viewing the film by Stanley Kramer,” says Dr. Helen Caldicott. “The images of the beautiful, elegant streets of Melbourne, where I lived, bereft of life and silent, as a blind gently flapped in the breeze, indicated the end of life on earth.”

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Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox

Cindy Sheehan“Use your head, Cindy” Dr. Helen Caldicott on Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox (PODCAST 11/03/13)

Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox hosted a community conference call with Dr. Caldicott who called in from Australia to share her knowledge and wisdom with us.

Cindy Sheehan and the Soapbox have been calling for a comprehensive and energetic response to the disaster at Fukushima since it happened.

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Don’t endanger people ‘Into Eternity’

Into EternityFrances Lamberts, 29 Oct 2013, Herald & Tribune

For a recently published book, Dr. Helen Caldicott interviewed the Danish director of a documentary about the Onkalo repository in Finland, which is to “hide” the spent-fuel waste from that country’s nuclear power plants.

Titled, “Into Eternity,” the film details the bunker-like underground structure, begun in 2004, whose completion and sealing is expected to take 120 years.

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Latham addresses climate change at Bermagui

Anti-nuclear campaigner and Bermagui local Dr Helen Caldicott with guest speaker Mark Latham and Geoff Steele at the dinner.“Global warming is the issue that can change everything – we know this from the irrational right-wing response to climate change,” according to former ALP leader Mark Latham.

Mr Latham was speaking to a big, sell-out public dinner hosted by the Bermagui Institute last month.

“The Industrial Revolution created two pervasive institutions: market based capitalism and carbon-based production,” he said.

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Dr. Helen Caldicott Talks Bluntly About Fukushima

Radio Or NotBy Susie Madrak, Crooks & Liars, 30 September 2013

Nicole Sandler interviewed Dr. Helen Caldicott this morning about what’s going on at Fukushima.

She tells Sandler Units 1, 2 and 3 have indeed melted down, possibly through the steel core and into the earth, and that reactor No. 4 is “on a knife edge.”

She says the nuclear power industry is reluctant to help because they don’t want people to know just how bad it is.

 

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