Fukushima: The Crisis Continues
By – John Reimann
The Fukushima-Dai-Ichi… (reactors) have generated some of the largest concentrations of radioactivity on the planet…85 times more Cesium-137 than Chernobyl. [Its release] would destroy the world environment and our civilization. This is not rocket science, nor does it connect to the pugilistic debate over nuclear power plants. This is an issue of human survival. So commented Japan’s former Ambassador to Switzerland, Mr. Mitsuhei Murata speaking to Budgetary Committee of the House of Councilors on March 22, 2012. Others have calculated that at the very least the city of Tokyo and its surrounding area would have to be evacuated, thus threatening the continued existence of Japan as a viable nation.
Thus, while the media coverage of the Fukushima disaster has lessened, the actual threat that Fukushima poses may be greater than ever.