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Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

Chat with David Lochbaum and Susan Q. Stranahan about their new book, hosted by William Dorland (“lobster“).

A fast-paced, riveting account of the nuclear disaster caused by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, with an explanation of the science behind the crisis as it unfolded

It’s been over thirty years since a reactor in the United States melted down. Some believe this indicates that all safety problems have been addressed and no challenges remain. That’s not “mission accomplished,” it’s just plain luck. The Japanese thought the same thing until their luck ran out.