Thoughts on the crisis in Japan
- Assessing natural disasters and nuclear power plants. Heumphreus, Paul // Wentzville Journal;7/13/2011, Vol. 49 Issue 56, pA9
The article presents incidents involving nuclear plants including the Tohoku earthquake that produced the largest tsunami in Japan resulting in the Level seven event at the Fukushima nuclear plant, and the radioactive contamination from the nuclear plant at Chernobyl in the Soviet Union.
- Auto Supply Chains Sputter. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/4/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p6
The article reports on the effects of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster that occurred in Japan on March 10, 2011 on global automakers due to their dependence on parts manufactured in Japan which has led to a production loss of 600,000 vehicles in March 2011.
- The Photo that Sums up the Fukushima Anniversary. // BAGnewsNotes;3/12/2014, p1
A photograph related to three-year anniversary of tsunami, earthquake in Japan as of March 2014 that claimed more than 18000 lives, and subsequent nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan is presented.
- THREE YEARS AFTER. Verger, Rob // Newsweek Global;3/21/2014, Vol. 162 Issue 11, p1
The article reports that a group gathered in March 2014 to remember those killed by the March 11, 2011 tsunami that struck Sendai, Japan with details on the failure of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the protest against nuclear power in Tokyo, Japan.
- Come hell and high water: a time for reflection and action. Fassl, Joyce // Food Engineering;Apr2011, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses the global impact of the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and the resultant nuclear crisis in Japan. The nuclear crisis has raised concerns for food and nuclear power safety in countries that import Japanese foods and use nuclear power. Decreased Japanese exports like cars...
- Will Fukushima Reactor Crisis Finally Sour Japanese on All Things Nuclear? Wellen, Russ // Foreign Policy in Focus;3/13/2011, p2
The article presents insights on the impact of the Fukushima reactor crisis on Japan. The author mentions the fire and radiation leaks caused by an earthquake in 2007. He says that the public's fear has deepened with a series of fires inside the plant. According to utilities industry analyst...
- Nuclear Energy Time-Out. Slater, Alice // Foreign Policy in Focus;3/15/2011, p2
The article discusses the impact of the earthquake-tsunami in Japan on modern humanity. According to the author, scientists and engineers have prepared for the earthquake, spending billions on infrastructure and building offices and factories on rubber shock absorbers. However, she says that the...
- Japan's Nuclear Crisis: Timeline of Events. Wheeler, Brian // Power Engineering;Jun2011, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p60
The article presents the timeline of events following the earthquake and tsunami and the effect on nuclear power plants in Japan, from March 11-May 12, 2011. On March 11, fire was reported at Tohoku Electricity Company's Onagawa nuclear plant, while eleven reactors shut down in the...
- Dispatches from the No-Go Zone. d'Emilia, Pio // Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;8/22/2011, Issue 34, p1
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of visiting inside Fukushima's Prefecture sealed 20-kilometer exclusion zone after the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant after a massive tsunami in 2011 in Japan.
- Learning From Japan's Nuclear Disasterï¿½. Lovins, Amory // Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;5/30/2011, Issue 22, p3
The author explores the lessons learned from the nuclear disaster in Japan. He cites several reasons why a nuclear disaster is a possibility in Japan, including the 1960s design of five Fukushima-I reactors and the a crowded earthquake and tsunami prone zone populated by 127 million people and...