Hold the cesium: Ways to reduce radiation in your diet

Tomoko Otake, Japan Times, Tokyo Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News http://www.lef.org/news/LefDailyNews.htm?NewsID=11673&Section=Nutrition 09-21-11 Six months into the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No.1 power plant, this is a question many consumers have been asking — particularly those in eastern Japan who get most of their daily foods from Tohoku, the nation’s agricultural heartland. While readings of radiation … Continue reading

Traces of Japan nuclear fallout in California rainwater

by Staff Writers Washington (AFP) Sept 21, 2011 http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Traces_of_Japan_nuclear_fallout_in_California_rainwater_999.html Low levels of radioactivity showed up in rainwater in northern California two weeks after the Japan nuclear disaster in March but soon returned to normal, said a US study out Wednesday. The detected levels of radioactive isotopes cesium, iodine, and tellurium were very small and posed … Continue reading

Karl Grossman: Democracy, The Antidote to Nuclear Hegemony

by Karl Grossman The just-announced decision by Siemens, a major player in the nuclear industry, to withdraw entirely from nuclear power is a significant declaration by a corporation about nuclear power and the world’s potential energy future “The chapter is closed for us,” Peter Loescher, chief executive of the Germany-based engineering group, said Sunday. “We … Continue reading

Knocking on the Devil’s Door: Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy – a documentary of the greatest urgency

by Jan Lundberg 17 September 2011 http://www.culturechange.org/cms/content/view/779/1/   “We must outlaw nuclear reactors.” – Admiral Hyman Rickover, the Father of the Nuclear Navy, to Congress in his farewell speech Gary Null, radio talk show host and author, with Producer Richard Gale, has produced a comprehensive indictment of nuclear power and weapons. The first thing the … Continue reading

Alarmed West dismisses Iran nuclear “charm offensive”

(Reuters) – Western powers said on Wednesday there was growing evidence suggesting Iran was working to develop a nuclear missile and a recent “charm offensive” by Tehran failed to address those fears. Statements by Britain, Germany, France and the United States at a board meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog made clear they were not … Continue reading

Obama’s Wrongheaded Stance on Nuclear Power – After Japan Disaster

Friday 15 April 2011 by: Karl Grossman, Truthout | Op-Ed President Barack Obama, in the Rose Garden at the White House, prepares to speak at a press conference about the disasters in Japan, March 17, 2011. (Doug Mills / The New York Times) President Barack Obama’s support this week for the construction of more nuclear … Continue reading

Atomic Power in a Destabilized Climate

by KEVIN KAMPS The nuclear power industry has spent a lot of money on public relations and national advertizing campaigns aimed at convincing the public and decision makers that atomic energy is a solution to the worsening climate crisis. But extreme weather, likely made more frequent and intense by the growing concentration of heat-trapping greenhouse … Continue reading

Preventing Radiation Poisoning with Homeopathic Medicines

Dana Ullman, NaturalNews.com  August 24, 2011 (NaturalNews) The depth and breadth of contributions to conventional medicine and science is often ignored and simply suppressed. And yet, history reveals that it was a homeopath by the name of Emil Grubbe, MD (1875-1960) who was the first person to use radiation to treat a person with cancer … Continue reading

Radioactive sulfur over California shows exactly how bad the Fukushima radiation leak was

When emergency technicians in Fukushima attempted to cool the overheating reactor with seawater, they didn’t realize they’d be enabling a set of incredibly accurate calculations that would allow researchers half a world away to calculate how bad the leak had been, and where it was going in the environment. When the seawater hit the reactor, … Continue reading

Can a change in solar activity increase the risk of radiation to air passengers?

By CHRIS PARSONS Changes in the solar activity of the Sun could pose an increased risk of radiation to passengers on long-distance aircraft, experts have warned.   Researchers announced the warning after studying the effects of radiation on aircraft crew and passengers during long-haul flights.   Air passengers have been warned that they could face a … Continue reading