Expert: UN’s Fukushima study “absolutely ridiculous” — “Absolutely unacceptable” to claim no observable increase in cancer rates is expected — “Dose estimates don’t reflect the real dose of radiation”

Published: June 21st, 2013 at 2:03 pm ET
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Title: Japan’s Fukushima debate: How will the meltdown affect the health of residents?
Source: Christian Science Monitor
Author: Justin McCurry, Correspondent
Date: June 21, 2013

[...] In a recent draft report, the UN Scientific Committee on the Effects on Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) said it expected to see no noticeable rise in cancer rates, adding that the swift evacuation of people living in a 20-kilometer (12-mile) radius of the plant had sharply reduced radiation exposure.

[...] some scientists accuse the UN of using faulty methodology.

Alexey Yablokov, author of “Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment,” says UNSCEAR’s claim that there would be no observable increase in cancer rates was “absolutely unacceptable.”

The UN bodies’ calculations, he says, had been made using flawed estimates of average radiation doses among Fukushima residents. “The average dose estimates don’t reflect the real dose of radiation [received by Fukushima residents],” he said during a recent visit to Tokyo.

“How did they estimate the average? It’s impossible, because on the first day of the accident the level of radiation was thousands of times higher,” says Dr. Yablokov. “How do you calculate how many minutes people spent inside and outside their houses at that time, or how much air they breathed? It’s absolutely ridiculous.” [...]

See also: Fairewinds: Thyroid data means much more radiation must have come out of Fukushima reactors than anyone reported -- Medical professionals are talking about how many cancers have started showing up (AUDIO)

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146 comments to Expert: UN’s Fukushima study “absolutely ridiculous” — “Absolutely unacceptable” to claim no observable increase in cancer rates is expected — “Dose estimates don’t reflect the real dose of radiation”

  • not worth the risks not worth the risks

    Wolfgang Weiss told the media in early April of 2011 BEFORE ANY STUDIES WERE DONE that no real health effects would be expected from Japan's nuclear meltdowns.

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/06/us-japan-nuclear-health-idUSTRE7354H920110406


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Redpill,
    I know you like to read.. so…here is some more crack for you! Did we vote for any of this? Should we ever give the government (s) one more penny in increased taxes…ever?

    I don't think so.. if the money is being used for this garbage and all this is going on as we serfs wonder why the weather patterns have changed and/or why our homelands are now flooding and/or are being blown away by tornados and hurricanes?

    Who in their right mind would think global climate change/warming had anything to do with excess C02 and/or was natural after seeing/reading this?
    http://www.globalresearch.ca/atmospheric-geoengineering-weather-manipulation-contrails-and-chemtrails/20369

    You bet we humans can and will change the weather and your paying for it all…how else will we here on planet Earth become a #1 civilization as Michio Kaku has stated? Youtube him if you want…wakeup!


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    • Trawling4Trolls

      "Who in their right mind would think global climate change/warming had anything to do with excess C02 and/or was ntural after seeing/reading this?"

      The prevailing wisdom is that the high altitude clouds from contrails have a cooling effect like nuclear winter.

      This statement in your link is making that point,

      "During the three-day grounding of most aircraft after 9/11, scientists noticed an increase in temperature of 1.1 °C (2 °F)."

      So you're saying excess CO2 is caused by chemtrails? That is a new one.

      If they're so good at bringing about deluges by cloud seeding why don't the Saudis and Israelis like kick out the jams and green their entire countries?


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Well I guess if you want to control your weather and the planet you live on you would want to create the technologies to allow such human control/changes to occur. You would have to have many experiments that would be top secret in nature. Seeding clouds in storm/cold/hot fronts and/or in approaching weather systems would allow for the HAARP system to magnify such predetermined seeding locations to help gauge the desired target and the desired effects obtained. Designer weather would be the goal for good and/or it could be used as a weather weapon.

    You bring up the middle east and it is already known that the pyramids were almost covered with water at one time and that is the main reason for the erosion we seen on them today. So by changing/altering the jet stream pattern locations via such technologies and flows, the water patterns in the "rivers in the sky" that are currently in our atmosphere could be redirected to specific locations and then this moisture/rain could be dropped at specific rates on the targeted areas predetermined. However like any scientific experiment many trials and error practice runs would be required.

    This process could be used to turn deserts into a oasis and/or green areas into deserts. The only reason the middle east is so dry is that the Jet Stream does not flow over it (no rivers of sky water) and therefor there is little water /rain/moisture present.

    Using these technologies moving a tectonic plate might also change weather…


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    • Trawling4Trolls

      The erosion on the pyramids is from wind. The pyramids used to be clad in slabs of limestone, since removed by people for building purposes. The limestone shining in the sunlight is what Moses reported seeing.

      The Jet Stream may have changed over larger time scales, but do recall that the entire Mediterranean Basin used to be forested. Clearing of forests affects climate and the ancient Greeks, even, are recorded beginning to note human impact on their ecosystem.
      Northern Africa used to be fertile farmland in early Roman times, now dry.

      I would like to posit that the ionosphere is so secondary in effect in relation to the troposphere that even mention of iono- is to denote a mental state. :)

      Seeding clouds, as you state, tends to be hit-n-miss.

      Deep ocean currents is what needs studying.

      You will gain a sense of what global warming is unleashing when you see the power of some of these upwelling events in Chasing Ice,

      http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+Chasing+Ice+&oq=+Chasing+Ice+&gs_l=youtube.12..0l10.17624.17624.0.19097.1.1.0.0.0.0.194.194.0j1.1.0…0.0…1ac..11.youtube.pGTKi6xyASw

      Global warming and weather disturbance has NOTHING to do with HAARP gadgets at 3 microwatts/cm in the ionosphere.

      You want to see power of natural systems you look at those upwelling events. Absolutely pivotal.


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    • Trawling4Trolls

      :)

      I'll feed the HAARP nonsense for a moment as I find it hopelessly absurd.

      Look, we're beginning to elucidate the HAARP mechanism of action!

      ".. geologists in China, who drilled a series of boreholes close to the fault very soon after the quake happened. For the next 18 months or so, they monitored the levels of groundwater in one of the holes, and saw the water rise and fall twice every day.

      What they were seeing were tides in the rock itself. It isn’t just the ocean that experiences tidal forces, the solid Earth does as well, as gravity from the Moon pulls harder on one side of our planet at any given time than it does on the other. The tidal bulges are easy to see in the ocean, where they can reach several feet, but the change in dry land is only on the order of centimeters.

      That’s enough, however, to squeeze groundwater in and out of the newly formed underground cracks, making the water in the borehole rise and fall with the twice-daily rhythm. But that rhythm changes: it takes time for the water to squeeze into the borehole as the cracks tighten during low tide — and as the cracks slowly repair themselves and water flows less easily, the investigators observed the delay getting longer and longer.

      “That’s our secret sauce,” says Brodsky. “The only way this could happen is if the permeability of the rock is changing.”

      This rock permeability, …


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    I never said chemtrails had anything to do with CO2.


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  • mungo mungo

    JIJI
    JUN 30, 2013
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    Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday it has detected high levels of radioactive substances, including strontium, emitting beta rays in groundwater taken from a well at the port of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.

    Tepco said 3,000 becquerels of radioactive substances per liter were recorded in groundwater from the well, located just 6 meters from the Pacific. That concentration is 100 times higher than the maximum legal limit.

    As levels of radioactive tritium have been rising in seawater around the port, radioactive substances are suspected to have leaked into the ocean.

    “It is true that radioactive contamination has been found from groundwater near the sea, but we do not know whether tainted water has made its way into the Pacific,” a Tepco official said.


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  • mungo mungo

    JIJI
    JUN 30, 2013
    http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/06/30/national/toxic-groundwater-found-in-fukushima-no-1-well-just-6-meters-from-pacific/#.Uc_2PvkxVT0
    Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday it has detected high levels of radioactive substances, including strontium, emitting beta rays in groundwater taken from a well at the port of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.

    Tepco said 3,000 becquerels of radioactive substances per liter were recorded in groundwater from the well, located just 6 meters from the Pacific. That concentration is 100 times higher than the maximum legal limit.

    As levels of radioactive tritium have been rising in seawater around the port, radioactive substances are suspected to have leaked into the ocean.

    “It is true that radioactive contamination has been found from groundwater near the sea, but we do not know whether tainted water has made its way into the Pacific,” a Tepco official said.


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Yes nice links to the Ice that is breaking up and melting and erosion on the pyramids is a theory just like most science these days which is..just theory. The planet has been here for a very long time and for us to think that we know why things are happening and/or what really happened in the past, when we have to dig up fossils to find our past, leaves lots out of all the equations/theories presented.

    3000+ active volcanoes all over the Earth and most are under the ocean and as you can see on the surface they are now activating and so are the ones under these massive ice sheets. Core magma is on the move and pressures are changing worldwide as these volcanoes release this tectonic pressure. Now could it be from the transfer/moving of this melting ice and its water weight to the equator regions creating the changes in the Earth Wobble via the ongoing earth quakes, maybe.

    She is a big planet and she has surely done these types of behaviors before over the billions of years she has been spinning in space. The Sun is the biggest weather determinate and always will be and she is in a peak solar cycle and she is now very hot and so are we on planet earth as are all the other planets in our solar system. Massive methane releases are going on all over the planet and this methane eventually turns into CO2 and is also a better heat holder.

    When we started this grand Nuclear release adventure we knew it changed the weather and how has the weather been since 1945? Improving?


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    • Trawling4Trolls

      ".. and how has the weather been since 1945? Improving?"

      1945 is about the time the Saudi oilfields opened up and the burning of fossil fuels grew exponentially.

      The data says it's been changing.


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    • Trawling4Trolls

      Nary a mention of the dreaded HAARP device, tut tut. Evidently 3 microwatts per square centimeter is not deemed effective enough. Who could have known?

      El Nino-Southern Oscillation
      tree-ring records
      cold ocean currents
      volcanic aerosols

      http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-06/uoha-enu062813.php

      Note the recent trending in this graph Winter precipitation trends in the Mediterranean region for the period 1902 – 2010.

      http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/20111027_drought.html

      Is it possible to get a HAARP activity grid overlay for the dryspots in this graphic ?
      Reds and oranges highlight lands around the Mediterranean that experienced significantly drier winters during 1971-2010 than the comparison period of 1902-2010
      Surely all those dry spots have been 'targeted' by HAARP-wielders, right?

      Maybe a time-lapsed movie of weather experienced by those who have spoken against Pandora' Promise, paid for by the backers of Robert Stone??


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    We might simply be cooking ourselves with all these new mini suns we are building all over the surface of the planet called Nuclear Power Plants. I think there is still a great deal we do not know or have even figured out and the easiest way to get more money is to point fingers directly at the people you can take it from and call their behaviors the culprit. Sure can't tax those huge methane release areas now going on in the arctic now can you. Can't tax a spewing volcano either or an earthquake but you can always charge more for your electricity that is just to cheap to meter.

    Like I said we will pay many of trillions of dollars in the future to clean up this Nuclear mess we have created. One massive CME taking our our electrical grids and I am afraid its over for this planet.

    Gee they might be digging up us/our artifacts in the future…


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    If you like scientific theory.. you will love this one.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kL7qDeI05U


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Obviously its not real bright to bring billions of gallons of oil to the surface of the planet and then burn them like there is no tomorrow but then that was not your or my decision was it.

    We were all born into this mess and we all just got to have that new car we see advertised on our TV now don't we?

    It sounds like you do not like the choices that our current scientific community has made for us here on planet earth.

    No wonder they want to go to Mars now….


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    On that there "Expanding Earth Theory" you will have to study/read/compile across varied scientific area research platforms and existing findings and then correlate/combine these varied data bases to confirm its validity as a workable theory.


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Now back to Nuclear and who are we going to believe is telling us humans who are now living inside this newly created scientific mess.. the truth?
    http://www.ratical.org/radiation/Chernobyl/yablokov2009-Chernobyl-sm.pdf


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Indeed..

    Not Kawaii: Messages From Japanese Anti-Nuclear Activist Group Todos Somos Japon
    June 30 2013

    http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/17234-not-kawaii-messages-from-japanese-anti-nuclear-activist-group-todos-somos-japon


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  • Mack Mack

    "The occurrence of cancer looks set to double over the next 15+ years with researchers predicting a 75% rise in cancer incidence by 2030. In poorer countries, the number is closer to 90%"

    NOTE: Increases in breast, colorectal and prostate cancers…these 3 cancers are well-known to be caused by radiation exposure.

    http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/246111.php


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