John Lennen comments

Posted in: 2 years after Fukushima, Japan's nuclear lobby bounces back See in context

Just looking at the results in the elections, not only the LDP's, but pro-nuclear right wingers in Ishihara's new party got more votes than anti-nuclear candidates, even in Fukushima Prefecture. Activism may be able to do something against the restarts, but when the population has handed the LDP such an overwhelming majority, the road ahead for the anti-nuclear movement is going to be a steep one.

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Posted in: Japan riled by WHO's Fukushima cancer warning See in context

@joserock, that's for one-year-old girls who stayed on the extended evacuation zones for 4 months, eating exclusively fuskuhima food the whole time including those products that were banned at the time. I agree with the WHO that we have to "err in the side of caution," but I don't see the point of calculating risks for population groups that don't exist.

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