Only ‘Unevolved Apes Want Nukes!': Japanese Demand End to Nuclear Era | Common Dreams

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Published on Sunday, June 2, 2013 by Common Dreams Only ‘Unevolved Apes Want Nukes!': Japanese Demand End to Nuclear Era Thousands rally in Tokyo as nuclear restarts loom – Common Dreams staff Protesters hold banners during a protest rally against nuclear power plants, following the March 2011 Fukushima meltdown-disasters, in Tokyo on June 2, 2013.…

Experts: Radiation at Fukushima Plant Far Worse Than Thought

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Published on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 by Common Dreams Water at surprisingly low levels; damage “worse than expected”   – Common Dreams staff Radiation levels inside Fukushima’s reactor 2 have reached fatally high levels, and levels of water are far lower than previously thought, experts say today. A radiation monitor indicates 131.00 microsieverts per hour…

Thousands March Against Nuclear Power in Japan | Common Dreams

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Published on Saturday, February 11, 2012 by Common Dreams – Common Dreams staff Thousands of people are demonstrating today in Japan against nuclear power. Holding “No Nukes” signs, people march demanding Japan abandon atomic power in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)The Associated Press reports that people are worried about the restarting of reactors that had stopped…

Temperature Soars Mysteriously Inside Fukushima Nuclear Reactor | Common Dreams

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Published on Monday, February 6, 2012 by Common Dreams Also: Japan’s Nuclear Exclusion Zone Shows Few Signs of Life – Common Dreams staff The temperature of Reactor #2 at Japan’s stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant hassoared overnight and remained mysteriously high Monday, despite more water being pumped through it. Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant reactor 2.On January 27th,…

Powerful earthquake hits Tokyo

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Powerful earthquake hits Tokyo A strong earthquake struck Tokyo and surrounding areas on Sunday afternoon.The earthquake occurred at around 2:28 PM local time.Japan’s Meteorological Agency says the earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.0, with its focus 370 kilometers deep near Torishima Island in the Pacific Ocean.The agency says the quake registered 4 on the…