Tag Archives: Hormesis

Fukushima fear and fallout

(January 27, 2014) An interesting look at comparisons between the Fukushima, Chernobyl and Hiroshima and Nagasaki disaster zones, particularly in regard to radiation doses. In this report for the New American, quoting Lawrence Solomon’s piece “Evacuation a worse killer than radiation,” Rebecca Terrell writes that “the true Fukushima disaster was and still is the forced evacuation of some 200,000 people.” Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: A billion dollars full of nuclear waste

(November 21, 2013) The Deep Geologic Repository is a make-work project. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Evacuation a worse killer than radiation

(September 21, 2012) The Fukushima calamity claimed almost 16,000 lives, with another 3,500 missing and feared lost. This toll from one of the worst natural disasters of all time was then followed by a tragedy of another kind. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The fallout of the Nobel scam of 1946

(February 10, 2012) Scientist’s radiation cover-up might have cost thousands of lives. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The Green Goliath takes on nuclear

The renewable industry is wrong to claim that it is cost effective. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Canada’s bad radiation cancer data

Radiation exposure may have been underreported in the 1950s and ’60s, making it appear more deadly. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Just a (nuclear) waste

(September 9, 2011) Canada’s nuclear industry is again plying the back routes of Ontario’s northlands, looking for a willing host in places like Hornepayne (population 1209) and Ear Falls (population 1153) for a multi-billion-dollar long-term storage facility for the country’s nuclear wastes. Continue reading

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Podcast: Lawrence Solomon on radiation in Japan

(April 1, 2011) Lawrence Solomon joins Financial Post reporters Eric Lam and John Shmuel for the FP Big Picture podcast. Continue reading

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You can trust Japan’s radiation data, says Greenpeace

(March 30, 2011) Greenpeace and the Japanese authorities should be providing the public with both sides of the radiation debate, to let them decide for themselves if they are best off evacuating their homes. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Avert Chernobyl-style hysteria in Japan

(March 25, 2011) Energy Probe executive director Lawrence Solomon argues that the biggest tragedy of Chernobyl was the reaction, rather than the meltdown itself. The lesson for Japan is that panicking will only make things worse for those affected by the Fukushima meltdown. Continue reading

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