Tag Archives: Radiation

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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Ignorance deadlier than radiation in Japan

(October 5, 2012) The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011 continue to claim lives more than a year and a half later, yet Fukushima’s radiation-related death toll remains at zero. How is this possible? This New American report by Rebecca Terrell draws on a recent article by Lawrence Solomon. 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 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: Nuclear power extremes

(April 8, 2011) Lawrence Solomon discusses why support for nuclear power from both the left and the right is misguided. 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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