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Japan’s Nuclear Armageddon: The Truth About Fukushima Daiichi

JAPAN’S nuclear issue is making headlines. The Fukushima Daiichi plants is going to blow! Or not. Anorak rounds-up the views:

Daily Mail (front page): “A NATION IN THE GRIP OF NUCLEAR PANIC”

No. not the UK. Japan.

Fears of ‘an apocalypse’ were raised as radiation levels soared – and experts warned the crippled Fukushima plant had become a nuclear risk second only to the Chernobyl disaster.

The Independent:

The scale of the alarm is the remarkable thing: how it has gone round the world (Angela Merkel has imposed a moratorium on nuclear energy; in France, there are calls for a referendum); how it’s even displaced the terrible story of Japan’s tsunami itself from the front-page headlines. But then, public alarm about nuclear safety, as the Fukushima emergency proves, is very easy to raise – and, as the Japanese authorities are now discovering, very hard to calm.

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Posted: 16th, March 2011 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)