Category Archives: Prespective

New York Times Article Asks Many Good Questions

It’s rare to see a reporter educated enough on nuclear matters to know the right questions to ask, and to provide reliable perspective.  I take my hat off to Matthew L. Wald.  Read the article here. Share on Facebook


Angry Parents…

This New York Times article by Hiroko Tabuchi describes the anguish of the parents of Fukushima City, whose children are going to contaminated schools. As I have said before, it is hard to see a happy ending to this story. …


Perspective on Scope of Fukushimi Daiichi

People are prone to compare events to get some idea of magnitude or significance. Fukushimi Daiichi certainly could have been worse, given the scope of the events that triggered it – earthquake and tsunami – and the breakdown of infrastructure …