Leading experts come together to discuss Chernobyl on the eve of its 30th anniversary, the lessons learned, and possible implications that this fateful event has for the nuclear industry today…… Read More Event by the Federation of American Scientists: 30 Years After the Event – The Meaning of Chernobyl Today?
“Then he saw a very small hole in the dike! Now every child in Holland knows what that means…” – The Silver Skates If leadership is found in preparation for unforeseen events, then it is good that the International Atomic Energy Agency is seeking an “Emergency Communications Specialist.” The agency’s well-documented communications failures after the… Read More Hans Brinker & the IAEA
Originally published on DAWN.com, December 16, 2013 A.H. Nayyar, Pervez Hoodbhoy and Zia Mian WORK has started on preparing the site for two large nuclear power plants in Karachi. Each of these reactors will be larger than the combined power of all the nuclear reactors currently operating in Pakistan. This will be by far the… Read More Nuclear Karachi
Japan’s unholy alliance Up on Cripple Creek, she sends me If I spring a leak, she mends me I don’t have to speak, as she defends me A drunkard’s dream if I ever did see one The “she” in Robbie Robertson’s 1969 ballad “Up on Cripple Creek,” performed by The Band, was Bessie. Japan’s nuclear… Read More In the news (1 to 7 October 2013)