Gundersen: All of Japan is contaminated, gov’t covering up enormous exposures to public; Epidemic is just beginning — Evacuee: We are in fact dying in Fukushima; What happened to us will soon affect all Japanese people (VIDEOS)

Published: December 16th, 2013 at 8:54 pm ET


Arnie Gundersen, Chief Engineer at Fairewinds, Dec. 16, 2013: The Japanese parliament has just passed the state secrets law. It’s really an information ‘iron curtain’ that’s preventing people in Japan from learning just how bad the exposures were that they received after the accident at Fukushima. […] They’re trying to underestimate the amount of radiation that the Japanese received […] I think they’re neglecting some really serious sources of radiation in their effort to convince the Japanese people that nuclear power is safe. […] These exposures not being calculated by the Japanese, or the IAEA, are in fact enormous. [..] Fukushima was 3 times worse than Chernobyl as far as the noble gases [e.g. xenon, krypton] that were released. […] There’s already a 10-fold increase in thyroid issues in Japan and we’re just at the beginning of the thyroid epidemic. […] As I discovered when I was in Tokyo during the book tour during 2012, all of Japan is a radiologically contaminated area, and the people in Japan need to take extraordinary precautions. The net effect of all this is the total exposure to the Japanese is being grossly underestimated. >> Watch the video here

Testimony of a Fukushima Evacuee, Oct. 30, 2013 — Miko from Iwaki City (at 7:00 in): What the state announces is different from the reality. […] As I just told you what the media says and the facts are entirely different.  […] What happened to Fukushima residents will soon affect all Japanese people […] While some say the radiation has dispersed, we are now safe people are in fact dying in Fukushima. One day a nephew of my friend died of Leukemia. The next day her husband also died. […] There are people living in Fuksuhima, now, they all say: “We’re guinea pigs after all […] many people are dying, huh? There’s nothing we can do, it’s useless, so why bother? I’d rather focus on happy things” and continue with their decontamination. […] People refuse to face the fact that these will eventually come back to haunt them. >> Watch all of Miko’s testimony here

Published: December 16th, 2013 at 8:54 pm ET


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189 comments to Gundersen: All of Japan is contaminated, gov’t covering up enormous exposures to public; Epidemic is just beginning — Evacuee: We are in fact dying in Fukushima; What happened to us will soon affect all Japanese people (VIDEOS)

  • Occupant Occupant

    I suppose American reporters and journalists that report on Japan radioactivity will show up missing shortly, even if they remain in America.

  • Yes, we must remember, it is only a little radiation, so nothing to get alarmed about. Of course, the further away from Fukushima you are or were (say 10 miles) the safer you'd be – right?


    USS Ronald Reagan sailors report cancers after Fukushima rescue mission [Dec 16, 2013]

    "Fifty-one crew members of the USS Ronald Reagan say they are suffering from a variety of cancers as a direct result of their involvement in Operation Tomodachi, a U.S. rescue mission in Fukushima after the nuclear disaster in March 2011. The affected sailors are suing Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), alleging that the utility mishandled the crisis and did not adequately warn the crew of the risk of participating in the earthquake relief efforts."


    "The number of plaintiffs in the case could grow significantly as 150 additional crew members are currently being medically screened to join."

  • KiloCharley KiloCharley

    I had a lot of respect for Arnie G. But lately he seems to be speaking softly while picking-your-pocket. He asks for "contributions" at every turn sounding alike a TV evangelist, "send me your money, I will make everything good".

    • KiloCharley KiloCharley

      Wow, atrocious grammar! (mine) Must be something in the water…

      • We Not They Finally

        He's cautious by nature, and also likely is NOT making any money off of this. He said what got him into this in the first place, was pangs of conscience that he himself was that he was lied to about Three Mile Island and then passed those lies on to the public. He vowed to never do that again.

        No one is perfect. But we actually need MORE Arnie Gundersens.

        • KiloCharley KiloCharley

          WNTF, I respect your statements, and Fairewindes is listed as a nonprofit organization however, Arnie is listed as "Chief Engineer" for Fairewindes so, who pays his salary? He needs your donations/contributions which is a motive for him making you believe you will only get the truth through him. I get suspicious about that. I'll admit that perhaps I'm wrong about Arnie and his motives. Just my take, and I tend to error on the side of caution. And then there's this;


          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

            Arnie is completely anti-nuclear and has been a nuclear whistle blower since TMI. I think we need to spend our time arguing against the nuclear establishment and not those who are anti-nuclear. Busby's studies show the horrible health effects from nuclear energy and nuclear waste.

            • KiloCharley KiloCharley

              anne, A healthy dose of skepticism should be in everyone's toolbox. Agreed? I have no doubt about health effects of radiation. Even so called 'low level' rads.

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

                So you want me to be skeptical of Arnia, and not skeptical of you? I have no idea who you are. And I am highly skeptical of your attack on Arnie because it is not based on fact at all. How many nuclear power plants have you succeeded in getting shut down?

                Are you arguing that all of Japan is highly contaminated with radioactivity? They have been dumping nuclear waste into the ocean around Japan for over 70 years. They have been incinerating nuclear waste all over Japan since 3/11, and maybe for 70 years.

                The number of people ill and dying because of Fukushima in Japan and around the world can't be kept hidden for long.

                Why don't you stick to the news reports? Are you questioning the need to spend trillions of US dollars on the cleanup of Fukushima? Are you questioning that trillions of dollars haven't been spent? It is so radioactive where I live that the readings went off the EPA chart for Gross Beta Count Rate, and the readings have been discontinued.

                I don't want to be breathing hot particles from Fukushima. Academics may live in an ivory tower and politicians may try to keep the truth secret, but we have to breathe in the hot particles and we are surrounded by all the radioactive cars coming out of Japan and all the radioactive food. When I find Japanese grown sweet potatoes advertised as organic in my health food store, I am extremely skeptical of anyone who attacks me.

                • KiloCharley KiloCharley

                  anne, Your first paragraph seems fair enough. However the next four… I never said anything of the sort. Did you watch Hatrick Penry's video linked above? For Arnie to discuss "recently released FOIA documents" that are two years old well, I would expect better from someone claiming he will "keep us informed". I am not arguing against the points he makes. Simply stating that there may be some people willing to use this disaster to their benefit, for profit. As I said, I had a lot of respect for Arnie, however recently I'm a bit disappointed. This was not intended to discredit what he states regarding this disaster.

                  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

                    You also need to be skeptical of Hatrick Penry and the FOIA documents.

                    I find your comment found below:
                    December 17, 2013 at 12:11 am ·

                    "mairs, Just try to have objective thoughts once in awhile…
                    ": impartial, unbiased, unprejudiced, nonpartisan, disinterested, neutral, uninvolved, even-handed, equitable, fair, fair-minded, just, open-minded, dispassionate, detached, neutral"

                    reminiscent of the mind controlling techniques that American prisoners of war were subjected to by the North Koreans.

                    And neutrality is not called for when billions are receiving an horrible and early death sentence.

                • Phil Shiffley Phil Shiffley


                  Thanks for mentioning the sweet potato information in your response. I had no idea this was happening.

                  The search for information on food, water and required responses to best stay ahead of the wave of illness (or at least gain a few more days, months, years? due to prudent choices) is why I am here.

                  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

                    Phil, The US recently ruled that Japan could decide to certify any food as organic that they want and sell it in the US as organic. This includes anything grown anywhere in Japan including Fukushima prefecture. So now we will have the organic food markets flooded with highly radioactive food labeled as organic. At least my store labeled them as Japanese sweet potatoes. They were huge, at least 3 or 4 times normal size.

                  • AFTERSHOCK AFTERSHOCK

                    @Phil Shiffley: glad to see your taking steps to protect your health. Curious to what you're doing about your water. I'm currently using a seven-stage gravity fed system. To aid in the removal of rad-toxins, the first three stages are carbon-based…

              • Arnie was taken to the cleaners with anti-whistleblower lawsuits and has been fighting tooth and nail since 311 to explain the hidden dangers. If it weren't for Arnie, we'd never know about "hot particles".

                Still, KiloCharley's skepticism is of the healthy kind and should probably not be called "skepticism" but "caution" since it'll likely cause his skepticism to be removed bit by bit.

                Arnie is the real deal Kilo, so is Anne.

          • soern

            @Kilo thx for the link 🙂
            The comment section also is worth beeing read.
            High respect for Hattric Penry and his valuable work.
            Sometimes he is among us.
            Arnie Gunderson never was as i'm informed.
            Maybe he's under cover and his name is anne?
            Dear Anne, this was a little joke of course 🙂

          • f3ck4r f3ck4r

            After reading those documents, you can see that not only him but others, have been holding information for some reason, clearly afraid of what might happen if he tell the truth.

            And for that reason, he can't be trusted.

            But that's me, you can be passionate, its a good thing, but will never change the facts.

    • Holygeezer

      I still highly respect Arnie and Maggie Gundersen. They both have a real sense of integrity which is sorely lacking in this day and age. I've been following them since day one of the Fukushima disaster and they have done a great service in trying to tell the truth the best way they can. They have continually improved their website and I suspect it takes a lot of effort and money as well to do so. I truly suspect that they are not making much if anything off donations to their site. It likely all goes into keeping the site up and running. I for one am grateful for all Arnie and Maggie do. And of course I feel the same way about this site as well. Otherwise I would have no access to any real information about what is happening at Fukushima and how it is continuing to destroy the Pacific ocean and beyond.

      • KiloCharley KiloCharley

        Holygeezer, Well put. Perhaps my "suspicious" nature has been overworked? Either way it is good to see people get passionate about this eh? And No, it was not an intentional bait…
        Be well

        • midwestern midwestern

          How many other nuclear engineers have come out in the open like Arnie Gundersen, spoken out in person about problems with US nuke plants, and have established websites dedicated to providing information about Fukushima and nuclear issues?
          Are there others?

        • captndano captndano

          Arnie is a nuclear whistle blower who's life was nearly destroyed by this horrid industry -that's a fact. There is absolutely, positively nothing good about nuclear energy…nothing! It's a total fraud that has bilked consumers out of trillions of dollars and has left us with millions upon millions of tons of radioactive nuclear waste that is impossible to dispose of and which has made the industry profiteers filthy rich. That's also a fact. The whole damn industry is a complete fraud and the people are just now starting to wake up to that Fact. Posters like you who try to seed doubt are nothing more than shills for this most evil of industries.

    • mairs mairs

      You call this latest video speaking softly? Are you kidding me? He spelled it out very plainly and forcefully.

      I knew someone would attack him on here. Someone always does.

      He said NOTHING about fixing anything if you gave them a contribution. Nothing, so please don't lie. I supposed you think they have plenty of money to do all of this… constantly give interviews, go to Japan, made videos, etc. I'm sorry your fine sensibilities are upset at the thought that they need money to do what they're doing, but that's reality.

    • mairs mairs

      Love how people on the same side eat their own. You can bet that the nuclear industry cheers any time someone doesn't think Arnie Gundersen is quite "whatever" enough. How self-defeating can YOU possible get!

      • KiloCharley KiloCharley

        mairs, Just try to have objective thoughts once in awhile…
        : impartial, unbiased, unprejudiced, nonpartisan, disinterested, neutral, uninvolved, even-handed, equitable, fair, fair-minded, just, open-minded, dispassionate, detached, neutral

        • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

          Impossible to be neutral when your loved ones are dying of cancer because of nuclear radiation. Being unbiased doesn't mean ignoring all the medical and scientific studies which show that radiation is killing off everyone in the world.

          Stick your head in the sand and ignore all those in Japan and in the US and elsewhere in the world who are already dying because of Chernobyl and Fukushima and all the other nuclear accidents around the world and even from the everyday emissions from everyday nuclear power plants. Will there even be any one to handle all the nuclear waste 50 years from now?

          • KiloCharley KiloCharley

            anne, Wow, I stepped in what? I'm truly sorry to anyone I have offended. It was not my intent. I only stated that I was unsure of Arnie's motives. But apparently that is off limits? I don't think it is.

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

              KiloCharlie, Do you really think it is "off limits" (your expression) for someone to disagree with you? For you to assume that anyone disagreeing with you is not being objective is really an ad hominem attack. You need to stick with facts and science and forget the attacks on people. I don't even know what you want to attack Arnie. If you are so into motivations, what is your motivation? There are better subjects to argue about than Arnie's motivations. His words are enough. Either you agree with them or disagree with them. Stick to the ideas. Arnie is still one of the best spokespersons we have. Who is better qualified who is speaking out.

              And I really don't understand your attack on Chris Busby. Is there a particular study that you are finding fault with?

              • soern

                wow, so much hysteria if someone touches your
                holy arnie or Mr. Busby.
                After all i think kilo charley has my sympathy.
                Hattric Penry is sensible arguing and he provides facts and documents.
                You not.
                Besides: Maggie Gunderson is antinuclear since the
                beginning. Not Arnie.

    • Questionit

      Kilo, the video link increased by concern about Arnie. I have noticed Arnie doesn't talk about new problems until others have put it out there enough for it to become known by those following the disaster. And then Arnie soft sells the complications, implications and negative future consequences, at least until the community has already come to a conclusion about those implications and consequences – at which time Arnie will put them out as his also.
      I do not know the reasons or if his motivations are conflicted or suspect. But, other sources have and do give info about the current events, future impacts and especially exposing lies and corruption ties to past and current events.

    • KiloCharley KiloCharley

      "Vancouver got hammered in 2011"
      Indeed it did…

      • tbg

        And you might as well say Vancouver is Seattle, since there's only 150 miles+/- of wind funnel separating them. Its pathetic that I can get a better picture of my exposure from another government than my own. Maybe if I move to Canada I can get a Radiological exposure screening or urinalysis or something, Im kinda curious where Im at on the big scale of fucked, and somehow I doubt any independent US companies are doing that anymore.

        • KiloCharley KiloCharley

          tbg, Don't be fooled. This was kept from Canadian residents as well. No one received adequate warning. This report has only surfaced recently. Much too late…

    • FTPete

      Hi everyone. Been reading this site for a while but this post just got to me. I lost a cousin from Victoria BC this year to an agressive lung cancer diagnosed 8 months earlier. She had 3 young children…

      Thanks for being here and for all the info.

      • vicky13 vicky13

        Welcome to the posters FTPete.

        Can't express how sorry I am your cousin died this awful death. I too lost a good friend last week to aggressive cancer. We live in a very stupid species. Wish we had the choice to bail this world, go somewhere at least a Level 1 or higher.


        • FTPete

          Thank you Vicky and please accept my condolence too. I, like you, also regularly wish that we could bail out but I guess it's not an option. I'll stay strong to protect and take care of my children as long as I can but I am still bewildered that, as a collectivity, we allowed something of this magnitude to take place.

          I already lost a few FB "friends" because of this subject 😉

          Wish you the best


  • timemachine2020 timemachine2020

    The mere thought of an Olympics in Tokyo is absolutely INSANE!

  • w29r7 w29r7

    This is sickening…
    Good luck Olympics 2020.

  • Alpha1

    I agree it is per-meditated murder of our best in sports world wide anyone that say any different can fuck off. not to be an arse but this has gone to far and it is time we do not take it any longer or we will be ZARDOZ!!!

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      I think maybe the Japanese Olympics should go on…

      Just cancel every event except for the professional lying competition. And insist that every pro nuclear politician and nuclear company leaders participate.

      And, let the games be never ending. And pay for accommodations in Fukushima. And let's have all the companies who built the plant build a couple of dozen 5 star hotels on the beach next to the PP for them. Televise it. Reap it.

  • OldFool

    Miko in Kitakyushu –
    I listened to your entire speech. It was the most incredible speech anyone has made since March 2011. I feel total sympathy for you. You made the best decision you could under the circumstances. You were surrounded by idiots in Fukushima who believed the lies, even your relatives, but you found the courage to move by yourself to Kitakyushu with your children. But then after that, Kitakyushu allowed the burning of extremely dangerous radioactive waste to endanger you again. You have jumped from one frying pan into a second frying pan. I seriously believe your best move now would be to completely leave Japan forever. From what you said, the entire government at every single level is conspiring to lie about the dangers of the fallout. The government is going to kill several millions of people purely for short-sighted economic reasons. My God, My God – I feel so sorry for you I don't know what to do.

    • KiloCharley KiloCharley

      What an amazing and powerful woman. This is the human story of what this disaster is, and how truly deceitful governments we expect to protect us can be. Of all I have read or videos I have seen, nothing has touched me more. Bless you Miko, and thank you.

      • We Not They Finally

        Yes, everyone should listen. This is a highly intelligent, beautiful soul who keeps her composure astoundingly well in the face of maddening and frightening conditions, including ongoing endangerment of her children. You have to believe that there is something better for people like her, even if not in this life. And nowadays, it takes astounding courage to make a video like this from out of Japan at all.

  • OldFool


    Miko in Kitakyushu really lays it all out on the table – the total Fallout situation in Japan in the following webpage. All we can do now is to tell everybody to watch and listen to her.

  • yohananw

    The statement of the Fukushima evacuee, a mother and piano teacher, is a strong film. It must be very hard for all the family that they had to separate, the father stays behind where he works. But certainly that's safer for the children.

    Most countries try to deny or moderate bad news for their public, as in Plato's noble lie, The slippery slope of government censorship and misinformation leads to a partial suppression. However, a repressive total "iron curtain" as in North Korea, or more lightly in China and Cuba, seems impossible where there's open internet, informed, technically skilled people with advanced economy as in Japan.

    Gundersen's statement at 4:20 that "all of Japan is a radiologically contaminated area" sounds exaggerated. Although waste incineration and use may spread radiation further than natural winds and water currents.

  • tsfw tsfw

    House for sale on Pacific coast of Mexico – please send people you don't like my way.

    • jonnyboy jonnyboy

      are you an actual person??? wow.

      • tsfw tsfw

        Indeed I am. I'm a person who has been following this for 2+ years, who had shed many many tears for the planet her children and future generations are inheriting When I see pictures of sick polar bears and people laughing and taking pictures of whales in peril. I'm a person who needs to use humour once in a while to take my mind off the utterly bleak reality of the situation. I suppose humour can easily be misjudged in here, so I'll refrain from it in the future. But to answer your question: yes, very real person here.

        • Tung Jen Tung Jen

          tsfw glad to see some humor. I have a home I'm selling real cheap on the West Coast of BC, for the non believers an excellent deal. I feel your pain…

      • vicky13 vicky13

        Hello Johnny Boy,, we are ALL actual people.

    • mairs mairs

      My brother in law has a house on the ocean in Southern California. He now has leukemia.

      • tsfw tsfw

        I'm sorry to hear that mairs. My two son's are in British Columbia and it scares the crap out of me, but they say they won't live life in fear. We hope to sell our house while we still can and move to Uruguay. At least then, when or if, my kids are ready to leave, they'll have a safer haven. I hope your brother in law makes a full recovery. May I ask out of curiousity, does he believe his leukemia could be attributed to Fukushima as well?

        • Mica

          Please keep us updated on your move. I think there are many like myself who would be interested in the ins and outs of moving to a Country like Uruguay. You might even consider starting some sort of business to help refugees settle there. Do you have family in Uruguay?
          Good luck to you.

      • HoTaters HoTaters

        mairs, I'm so sorry to hear about your brother. I have family living down in Southern California, friends, too. Near the coast. And family in Santa Cruz, California. Am concerned for all of them.

      • bo bo

        I'm so sorry about your brother, mairs. My thoughts are with you and your family.

    • Foggyworld

      What is so interesting is that all of the famous who live in Malibu and Santa Barbara haven't uttered a single word about how their piece of heaven may soon become hell.

      Are they all oblivious? Funny though how they tell us who to vote for.

  • eternal tao eternal tao

    be happy while we still have the breath in our lungs 🙂 no sense worrying about the things we can't change. I stay updated on ENE so i can be aware and ahead of the sweeping bloodshed when SHTF

    • tsfw tsfw

      I have always really hated that attitude. False powerlessness so that you don't have to actually do anything. How about joining protests, spreading the word everywhere you can, donating, hell some people are taking in Japanese families into their homes. Most of us can always do more – myself especially included. But recognize that much- you are only powerless because you say it and think it. It;s that sort of self fulfilling prophecy that the nuc industry wants us to have. If we're going down, we owe to our kids to go down fighting until the end. I want them to see that much from the generation who fucked them up the ass.

      • tsfw tsfw

        Sorry, I have a potty mouth when I get passionate.

        • HoTaters HoTaters

          I, too, find the "I'm so spiritual" name and words to be offensive when presented with an attitude of utter detachment about future suffering and bloodshed. Ostensibly the bloodshed and suffering of others, but not the enlightened detached one?

          Take your Eternal Tao to some other Universe, please.

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            Bloodshed and suffering, don't worry, be happy. What a crock.

            • HoTaters HoTaters

              BTW, Eternal Tao, what do you intend to do when TSHF? Hmmn? Will what you see inside your navel protect you from all the bloodshed and suffering?

              Your comment sounded so sanctimonious it made me want to puke.

              Oh yeah, I just come here to make sure I can get an advantage over all the other mere human useless bags of dirty water and other earth life forms when we all have no clean food to eat and Soylent Green is Made of People.


              adjective \ˌsaŋ(k)-tə-ˈmō-nē-əs, -nyəs\

              : pretending to be morally better than other people
              Full Definition of SANCTIMONIOUS
              1: hypocritically pious or devout <a sanctimonious moralist> <the king's sanctimonious rebuke — G. B. Shaw>

              You weren't expecting that response, O sanctimonious one?

              • HoTaters HoTaters

                Yeah, and I get sarcastic when I get passionate. No bitch slap intended, just please be aware of giving the appearance of being a walking contradiction.

                Hoping I have mistaken your intention.


                  surprised HoTaters at your attitude. The Tao comes out here to reinforce our spiritual strength and is rewarded with self-righteous criticism. I we all were aware that a extinction level meteor were headed our way and nothing could be done, what would any of us do in answer to the impending death? Hold up signs? Kill each other in an orgy of rape and blood lust? Maybe, dig our graves deeper into the mountain side? At least the Tao has come to terms with the reality that others are apparently having trouble coming to terms with. Sadly, we'll all have to look within to understand why we've found ourselves in this predicament. Raving at each other and looking for someone to hang in retribution for our collective stupidity, will not slow the meteor one bit…

                  • bo bo

                    I remember eternaltao's introduction when he joined. He comes here as an activist. He is 19 years old.

                    • Au Au

                      19? Breaks my heart…eternal tao is having to come to terms, with such a serious nuclear accident, so early in life.

                    • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

                      I'm am currently in my mid-twenties.

                      There is going to be a future whether we like it or not; I'm pretty curious as to what that future will look like…

                    • Au Au

                      Love you, your avatar and your posts ManWithThePlan!

                    • Au Au

                      I'm not trying to make anyone feel bad, I'm not trying to be goody two shoes. Don't mean to derail the thread or drag this out but my soul won't let me rest until I say Much love to you Eternal Tao. Peace. Disappearing now into the ether.

                    • Sparky Sparky

                      Re: eternaltao. I hope he continues to read and post on Enenews. We're all struggling to comprehend and cope with this mess (to the extent even possible). Charity and goodwill to our fellow Enenewsers.

        • KiloCharley KiloCharley

          tsfw, Yeah, the last bit was a little …Anyway.. So what will be our legacy? Did we cave, do nothing? While keyboard pounding might be a good distraction/release, what have we accomplished? I suggest the least we can do is start at the local level. Sign petitions, march in the street, whatever… We need to become ACTIVISTS, so far many are Non-activists. Blogging, complaining, but doing nothing. Did YOU sign a petition today? Did YOU do something? Let's do this! For our children's grandchildren.

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            KiloCharley, I respect your opinion & respectfully disagree. IMO, many people read news online, so writing and blogging is profitable. It's important to educate others. Everyone has a role to play. Not all are meant to be activists and take to the streets.

            Enenews has over 17,000 followers now. We have influence. Even if it isn't obvious.

            Judging from the response of the trolls and information provocateurs, the truth told here isn't popular in the pro-nuke circles.

            So I'd say we're having an impact, even if we "just talk."

            the news here is important.

            • KiloCharley KiloCharley

              HoTaters, Would you like to see these informative and intelligent thoughts and concerns brought up at your next town council meeting? that is simply my point. So far Fairfax, Ca. And Berkely, Ca, are the only ones I know of to acknowledge Fukushima radiation concerns. I agree with you completely the need for information is imperative. That is the point. I apologize if I made "keyboard pounding" seem worthless, we ARE the media, however I believe we can, and must do more. I urge everyone to visit the FORUM; Petitions etc. page on this site and make your voice heard! Your typing here is not sent to Senators and congress in spite of NSA rumors.

              • jump-ball jump-ball

                The Berkeley 'community' who organized the spelling of "FUKUSHIMA IS HERE" on the sand at Ocean Beach, San Francisco, using a thousand or more of their members, taking nice aerial videos of the protest, have the right idea.

                Only it barely made the newspapers: another protest, more appropriate to the deteriorating human health and marine life in Japan, the Pacific and the west coast, might be to form up the human 'FUKUSHIMA IS HERE" line again, and this time march it slowly across the Golden Gate, stopping traffic for a few hours, generating some non-permitted-gathering citations or arrests, and some above-the-fold and evening tv news coverage:


                • Find others of like mind, just for support, if nothing else.

                  Join a local community group… and then decide what to do as a GROUP. Many are much more powerful than just one lone wolf.

                  The Fukushima Is Here 'parent' group meets monthly, and has committee meetings that meet weekly. But anyone can start a 'baby' group using that same name anywhere, globally.

                  Just one idea of many.. steal it if you want. 🙂

            • soern

              @HT: 17000 are as much as one village or small town against worldwide population.
              I'm here since two+ years because i like beeing informed and especially i like you all, who comment, talk, argue and sometimes fight here in different ways in this comment section, which is like a village for me.
              Not an average village, but a village with 100% engaged people. That's what i like here 🙂

              Why is Arnie Gunderson not here?
              Why isn't he talking with us?

              Is he here?

              Hattric Penry is here – i feel 🙂

          • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

            We COULD do that, but what would be the point? I believe that these activism and awareness campaigns should be targeted toward younger demographics – they are socially mobile; have more to lose health-wise as radiation fallout effects affect younger people/those with weakened immune (on the flip-side, seniors are especially vulnerable too); if us young 'uns are pushed just the right amount, they get an Arab Spring on their hands; in other words, it's clear who the target group should be.

            Given that the opinion of youth will make or break this issue, it is important to target them in particular.

            The youth/young adult 'playground' is largely the interwebs. It makes sense to direct these information campaigns to internet users, because the chances that you will be reaching a more active group of people is higher that way.

            As a bonus, you will also be effectively targeting the following additional groups of users:
            1)Stay-at-home mothers/fathers that have that find it more convenient to follow such movements online, while watching their children (whose futures they, no doubt, will be worried about, or at least should be, by now)
            2)People of retirement age that have the time on their hands, and the concern for their grandkids, to band together against these nuclear psychos
            3) the unemployed/disabled/otherwise disaffected outcasts of society who have nothing to lose and will gladly lend their support in various anti-corporatist campaigns

  • We Not They Finally

    It's way bad enough if you cover up epidemics so people don't panic. But they are covering up epidemics so that the Japanese will support MORE nuclear power? And that's their own people, not some “enemy”? I don't even think that psychiatry has a term for behavior this psychopathic.

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    E P I D E M I C . J U S T . B E G I N N I N G

    Nuclear has trashed earth. And soon, everyone will know. Every single person on the planet.

    We are seeing to it.

  • justasweetgurl

    The cover-up will continue to the end of time.

    Then it will be the end of time, and there will be nobody to do any covering-up.

  • Socrates

    Maybe Michael Moore should read this before he endorses nuclear energy as a solution to climate change. Off topic a bit.

    It might not matter in the long run what happens since the releases of radiation have been so large already and are ongoing for decades, even centuries.

    North America has been dosed with aerosolized particles, gases, deposition of Cesium 134/137 through atmospheric vectors, Iodine 131, xenon, krypton, strontium 90. Oceans are transporting Buckyballs.

    I am convinced that releases may have been hundreds of times larger than admitted after examining photographs, videos, thermograms, etc.

    The new security law in part is being used to prevent people picking up the pitchforks and torches and seeking justice. The other purpose is to prevent collapse of the economy.

    The radiation is coming across the Pacific and may wipe out more than Japan. The fact that they lie speaks volumes.

    Jet streams and ocean currents bring it here. This is the greatest tragedy in human history.

    It is continuing…

    • Socrates

      They will dump it all in the ocean. Dilution is not working. Dumping into the Pacific is inevitable. There is a Pacific death plume, as we know. We must do our own readings. Our government is into this up to its eyeballs.

      The global nuclear industry is worth trillions. They want to protect their investment. They also still want to dominate the world they ruined. World financial system is collapsing. These are inter-related. If you can't threaten, then maybe the paper is worthless.

      Show me the solutions… a National Secrets Law? How can they keep this under the rug?

      Plutonium and Cobalt from underground MOX. What will we do?

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      Nuclear energy causes more climate change than any other energy form. Liars always say the opposite of the truth.

      • KDM KDM

        So true Anne, so true. I am by no means a perfect person. I have no fortune to share or envy. I do have my word and have always stressed to my children how invaluable it is. You can't buy it and no one can ever take it away from you. Thank you for your dedication to sharing your knowledge with others.

  • rogerthat

    Hats off to Gunderson. He's told people all they need to know, and he's been doing it for years. Anyone with half a brain can fill in the gaps. All radiation is bad for you. The more you get, the worse off you are. An unlimited supply, for ever, will kill us all. Simple enough.

  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    "all of Japan is a radiologically contaminated area"
    Let me repeat this for effect:
    "all of Japan is a radiologically contaminated area"
    PM Kan and PM Abe just don't get this, so let me repeat what we have been saying on ENEnews since 3/16/2011:
    " all of Japan is a radiologically contaminated area "
    Japan is toast.
    Japan should have evacuated to China's Ghost Cities in March of 2011.
    This would have gotten the Japanese out of the Fukushima Death Zone (which extends to the Rockey Mountains, so sorry, West Coasters).
    And it would have given the Chinese renters for all their useless and pointless high rise real estate investments.
    Evacuating Japan to China's Ghost Cities would have avoided all this foolish hostility between a rich, and newly agressive China, and the down-and-out Japanese nuclear state.
    Japan has killed its people.
    The Chinese want the southern-most Japanese islands, but only to threaten Taiwan.
    Could all nations please just see what has really just happened here in Japan, and try to help the Japanese culture die a dignified death? Before you split up their little Island nation amongst yourselves?
    Thank you very much. 😉

    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

      Gee, it's such a shame what has happened in the past concerning Nuclear Technology and what will happen in the very near future as millions will needlessly suffer with cancers and diseases because of mankind's incessant need for more and more electricity. 🙁

      There is currently electricity all around us and and all over the universe, the electron, and there is clean electricity and there is dirty electricity. Why did mankind/scientists/leaders choose a method for producing such dirty electricity that causes so many diseases and cancers?

      This makes absolutely no sense.. 🙁

      Ben Franklin pulled it/right out of thin air with a kite string? We are better than this!

      How could we humans have made such a dire mistake?

      • KiloCharley KiloCharley

        obewan, "It is easier to denature plutonium than it is to denature the evil spirit of man." Albert Einstien…

    • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

      I mean no disrespect to you in the slightest, but you do realise that they are as good as dead if they move to China, right?

      You think after the brainwashing that the Chinese National Party put its people through, the Japanese can just move in and be welcomed by the Chinese with open arms?

      Talk to a Chinese national – they are good people, but even some of the more progressive members of society there suffer from a world view that is extremely biased due to decades of state propaganda.

      I can just picture every Japanese citizen having to sign some fucked up contract at Chinese customs to waive all their rights as Japanese nationals.

      No, this isn't a practical solution unfortunately. It won't work logistically, socially, or economically.
      There has to be a change and it has to come from within, just like it did all those other times in history when a group of politically/socially oppressed people rose up against corrupt, bought-out governments.

      • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

        As a sidenote, I have a few Japanese friends, and a couple of them would rather die than have to spend the rest of their lives in China; have you seen the flag-burning/rioting on the streets as a reaction to a mere territorial dispute?

  • HoTaters HoTaters

    Poor Miko-san. Such a beautiful and talented woman. She appears to be ill. I noticed the dark circles around her eyes. She appears to suffer from fatigue. It's difficult to tell if that's from stress, or perhaps from her exposure to radiation. But look closely at her eyes, which have dark circles around them. She has the appearance of someone who is not rested, or who is chronically ill. (Speaking from experience; some of my pictures from when I was very ill showed the same appearance around my eyes.)

    OK, for anyone who says everyone in Japan is just "sheeple," watching this video should disprove it. There is SO MUCH social pressure, governmental pressure, media pressure to get people to quit speaking out in Fukushima, about their circumstances. "Allies" turn out to be enemies. Petitions and complaints get shredded.

    It is despicable behavior on the part of "officials" and everyone who has tried to play down the seriousness of the post-Fukushima melt-outs, fires in the spent fuel pools, radioactive water, burning of radioactive waste, etc., etc.

    Do some of the long-time 'Newsers remember Dr. Yamashita, to whom Miko makes reference? Enenews had an article in 2011 (think it was still 2011) and a video showing a confrontation between Dr. Yamashita and some University students. Dr. Y. went to one of the Universities to try to indoctrinate the students and make everyone there believe the Fukushima plant wasn't a threat.

    Well worth watching the vid. IMO.

    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Miko talks about the pressure to keep silent. And now there is the State Secrets Law.

      • Nausicaa Nausicaa

        I just watched the vid and wept. What supreme courage and strength this woman has in the face of an ongoing nightmare. To move away not only from elderly parents but also husband, friends and community to protect her children must have been – and continue to be – enormously painful. She is an inspiration.

        • jump-ball jump-ball

          Envision a 200X100 mile rectangle extending northeast from Tokyo to Fukushima, then look at the wiki map below of the contamination in 1996 in a same-size, same orientation rectangle from Ukraine-Chernobyl northeast to Belarus to Russia.

          Japan's map of contaminated hot spots must look far worse, but you have to see it with your mind's eye, because 1) the making of such a map was prohibited, and has never been seen, or 2) the nuclear fascists drew up a map to protect themselves and their own locations, but have kept it from public view.

          Now envision the millions more Japanese victims like Miko still living, unaware of the danger, in those undefined or secret hotspots, in a truly deadly Fukushima radioactive 'wrecktangle' (which is probably much larger now than 200X100 miles).

          Some day after Japan collapses and the evacuation begins the map will get made and publicized as it was for Chernobyl, but for now look below and imagine what the Japanese victims are being unknowingly and forcibly exposed to now and how much worse it soon will be:

          • The average nuclear meltdown contaminates the ground between 15000, to 25,000 square MILES.

            How many square miles does a nuclear bomb contaminate? There have been 2,400 of those Sun God bombs go off so far.

            Then we have all of the uranium and thorium, mines, the processing, reprocessing and bomb making factories, plus the reactors all putting out 1,200 man made radioactive, cancer causing elements, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

            How long can humanity afford to do this and still live to talk about it?

    • justasweetgurl

      Quote from Miko:

      “If I make a lunch-box for my children to avoid radiation exposure, they are bullied by other classmates. Even when physical violence was involved, the school did nothing to reprimand the bullies and their parents, but instead called me in to ‘instruct’ me not to overreact to radiation.”

      I can just imagine the teachers organizing the children’s 5-minute-hate. “Who shall we hate today? I know, people who bring lunch-boxes! Hate-hate-hate!” Orwell would be proud. As the radiation spreads, such things will become commonplace throughout Japan and other irradiated zones, until societal breakdown occurs and it’s every man for himself.

      • HoTaters HoTaters

        Big Brother would be proud. Orwell's book, 1984, was a political satire. But I get your drift ….

      • Same thing in Japan.. Kids are 'forced' to eat local Fukushima milk, meat, etc… in order to show 'support' Japan and local farmers.

      • Questionit

        Some of this surprised me. Not only were the people willing to believe what "officials" told them but anyone who did question and did not conform were attacked. Attacked socially and physically by their fellow citizens. The officials and even school admin. attack the credibility of those who do not conform.

        I expected conformity but also expected critical thinking and logic along with concern and caring for others in general.

        How many will have to die or become ill before the citizens change, if they ever do. Does it have to happen to their family first?

        • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

          Desperation/post-traumatic stress/radiation affecting mental health – choose one.

          'How many will have to die or become ill before the citizens change, if they ever do. Does it have to happen to their family first?'

          I ask my self this at least once a day. It is probably the most decisive answer to this whole mess.

          • rakingmuck

            As someone who suffers from bouts of PTSD from a severe car accident years ago, as we enter this bind bending horrible transition to truth symptoms I have not had for years are becoming every day occurrences.

            • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

              Damn, that must suck bad. I'm sure that you can relate especially well to some of the families/people either stranded in Fukushima or who have emerged from the ashes, so to speak.

        • bo bo

          Questionit, yes – and although at the moment in a smaller scale, same is happening here in the U.S.

          If I point out dangers, mostly people shrug shoulders. If I attempt to push any further and even attempt to prove the case, I am usually met with attack.

          I am curious to see how the PTA politics unfolds in California eventually.

    • midwestern midwestern

      Yes, I remember Dr. Yamashita. I remember the outrage and frustration of the students.
      I also remember watching the disaster on 311 and saying out loud…they need to evacuate the whole island. And then watching happen what all of you saw too. Not even the whole prefecture was evacuated. And then the Olympics selected Japan for 2020.

      • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

        Again, a BIG congratulations to Abe.
        Since he seems to be the only person who's winning in all of this. He and his pals got their childish, boyhood fantasy realized.

  • Socrates

    "All of Japan is now contaminated… Japanese government is covering it up.."

    This says it all in my opinion.

    Arnie Gundersen and his wife Maggie have been brave and hard – working in this disaster. Radiation exposures have a latency period of years at lower doses. It these health effects manifested immediately, this never would have happened.

    USA Reagan sailed through two plumes. 51 crew members already have cancers. The ship is just sitting there.

    They were not given warning. This foreshadows what is going to happen to us in North America…. Silence from our government. Do they even bother to deny it? No. Ten fold increase in thyroid disease in Fukushima already. Hot particles in Seattle and Portland. Black particles 250 miles away detected in Japan.

    All of Japan is a radiological area. Hot particles and Noble gases… we need to protect our children with the truth.

    • justasweetgurl

      An interesting nugget of info that came out at the time of the Reagan was that all the flight deck crew's digital watches stopped at the same time. I wonder what intensity of radiation was necessary to do that.

      • Socrates

        Can you imagine the levels they were exposed to? Enough to stop a clock!


          @Socrates: we discussed this back in 2011 when it happened. Digital watches utilize what's known as CMOS (complimentary-metal-oxide-substrate) technology. This semiconductor technology is absolutely fantastic at minimizing the amount of power consumed (billionths of an ampere) within the circuitry. Those adjacent sections of circuitry that are not actually switching consume virtually no current, to retain their logic-level condition! Problem is, this same technology is highly susceptible to Alpha particles slamming into CMOS transistor junction, which results in what's referred to as a "disallowed condition" in a previously established logic-level condition. That benign-sounding euphemism means, results in adjacent circuitry becoming 'jammed-up' with unknown data. The "disallowed condition" propagates into adjacent sections of the circuitry within a matter of milliseconds and corrupts the desired condition of the 'state machine'. This problem is not irreversible and only requires the resetting of the circuitry (complete power-down or reset button depression) to a "known condition".

          With the aforesaid in mind, to simultaneously force more than one watch into a disallowed condition with Alpha particles means everyone exposed to that radioactive gas is, for all intents and purpose, a goner. We're talking a mass of (wide-bandwidth) radiation hitting those naval personnel for an unknown period…

      • tbg

        Ive never heard that before, I wonder what time they stopped. Do you have a link to that?

      • unincredulous unincredulous

        That happens when you are visited by aliens, too, so they say. It seems like the more pleasant alternative explanation.

    • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

      I've always wanted to visit Seattle…

  • rogerthat

    Yup, KC, hats off to Caldicott and all those who bat here. IMHO it's a lost cause. There was once a german satirical magazine with a cartoon of all these anti-war protesters carrying signs saying NEIN, and they were scurrying because a bloody big bomb with a big smile and JA! written on it was hurtling down towards them.
    That's where we are today. Much too late to turn this off, other Fukushimas will be melting down and exploding around the globe long after all life has been extinguished on this planet.
    What's happening at Fukushima now is just a macabre dance of the dead, keep the pretence going as long as possible i guess. What have we learnt in three years? What has been achieved in three years? What action has been taken by any government to protect any of its citizens in the past three years? Zero, zilch, nada.
    Pretty well the total Fukushima inventory is already in the environment, and no-one has a single idea about how to put it back in the bottle. So play a game of let's pretend something can be done, why not. Meanwhile radiation levels in the soil below the plant and the surrounding countryside keep rising, and one day soon everyone will just have to cut and run and let it burn. Phooey.

    • KiloCharley KiloCharley

      rogerthat, helluva summary, wish I could find a single thing wrong with it… 🙁 We must do our best to minimize the effects. It has happened, it is here. Life has changed.

  • rogerthat

    Look on the bright side, hey: Like Keynes said, in the long run we are all dead. So best to go out fighting the good fight, be kind to all, help where you can. And don't stop laughing, this is the human race doing the best it can, after all.
    And maybe there's money to be made in tell-it-all T-shirts and disposable umbrellas on the way out.

  • yohananw

    Transcript of the statement by “Miko”, evacuee from Iwaki City, Fukushima to Kitakyushu City,in the English translation of subtitles:

    (The above link found in the film's youtube ABOUT/SEE MORE, as machine google translated into English).

  • Let's pretend that the Japanese government and all top officials involved in the coverup decided to confess and tell the whole truth.

    What next?

    Would they have to:

    – Assume health care responsibility for Japanese citizens forever?

    – Risk being sued by other countries affected by radiation?

    – Pay compensation until they've used up their last yen?

    – Facilitate the evacuation of the whole country? Where to?

    – Plead guilty, accept a judicial verdict, and go to jail?

    No. The only option for them is to continue to lie and hope that by the time they can't lie anymore, the public will be so fatigued, so sick and overwhelmed that nothing will happen to the perpetrators and the deceivers. By then new leadership – not directly involved with this crime and deception – will be left to deal with the problem.


    • flatsville

      Tracy, Odd that no one has responded to the questions you posed since nearly every who posts here is demeanding full accountability. It would look very much just like what you described.

      I will settle for no restart of shuttered Japanese plants…which I thought we had until Abennomics went into full swing. Of course his three arrows aren't hitting their mark…and the last one which requires a growing population will never happen as infertility and illness take their toll on the younger end of the demographic.

      • ManWithThePlan ManWithThePlan

        I don't think it's odd that no one really knows the answers to these questions. No one even knows what will happen tomorrow, let alone next year (hint: it won't be very nice).

  • Jakobi Jakobi

    Detox radiation from the body:

    "ACCORDING TO DR. CHRISTOPHER BUSBY, SCIENCE SECRETARY OF ECRR (European Committee on Radiation Risk) –>> Supplements for the body human: for adult 800 mg Calcium/ 350 mg Magnesium – blocks absorption of radionuclides strontium, plutonium and cesium. The ratio is important (webmed recomends even higher amounts of calcium, just remember to keep the ratio calcium/magnesium, and D3 helps with calcium absorption. (about half that for a 10 year old child)PLUS antioxidants and minerals micro-minerals… What I do: Vitamin C, 3-5 grams aka 3,000 – 5,000mg/day and B-complex, Antioxidants: A, E, D3…. broad array of Minerals. (Mousseau, Chernobyl, Bird studies: anti-oxidants help the body remain more resilient to the effects of contaminants.)"

    Neutralizing Nuclear Radioactivity?:

  • ruppert

    People need to remember that to get your message to the public you need to appear credible and take a scientific and factual approach to reach the most doubters in the masses. If you do not appear reasonable then you will only be preaching to your own people.

    Arnie understands that to reach and educate people, you first need them to take you seriously. Some have criticized Arnie for not being militant enough but he knows he needs to remain objective and scientific in his approach to kept his credibility intact which is what has made him so usefully important.

    The nuclear industry and power plants in particular cloud the issue because the plants make military fuel under the cloak of being power plants. Yes, they generate energy but they were really only made to make weapons and when people forget what their real purpose was for they get lost in a myriad of distractions.

    It's always healthy to make sure the people that are championing your cause are still 100% furthering your cause lest we start following wolf's in sheep's clothing and Arnie has proven himself time and time again.

    Arnie's stance gives him access to industry people that a more flame throwing militant person may not have. Both are needed in fighting this and have different purposes.

    Always keep in mind that nuclear power was made for military purposes first and got further entrenched in society by the energy they create.


    Forget the attacks and disinfo!

    Let's FIND REMEDY before we're all DEAD!

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    No fear.

    May Peace Prevail on Earth

    • midwestern midwestern

      "The Ho Chi Minh Guerilla Warfare Handbook: A Strategic Guide For Innovation Management" by David Yurth

      GBCIR…this excerpt is mind-expanding. Thank you. Getting this book.

    • midwestern midwestern

      Exerpt from the above:
      What followed was one of the most astonishing conversations I have ever participated in in my life. We had done everything asked of us by Goldner and his minions at DOE. We had submitted all the documents, made all the disclosures, cooperated with all their consultants and demonstrated that the NRT system was both viable and effective. Goldner informed us that notwithstanding all that, the Department’s policy called for the encapsulation and burial of high level radioactive nuclear waste under Yucca Mountain. No other technology, no other means of remediation, no other alternative would be permitted to impinge on the Department’s policy, under any circumstances. We were ordered forthwith to cease and desist sending any further correspondence to DOE, at any level, for any reason, under any circumstances, related to our treatment system. Further, we were informed that NRT would be denied permission to obtain samples of any radioactive materials under any circumstances, whether for further testing and evaluation or any other purposes. In short, we were told that the United States government and the agency charged with protecting the welfare of its citizens had decided to specifically prohibit the implementation of a technology that had been demonstrated to solve the problem of radioactive emissions generated by high level spent nuclear fuel wastes.

      • midwestern midwestern

        …Everyone in the food chain who relies on DOE funding stands to be disenfranchised if someone outside the system actually figures out how to solve the problem. In this case, as in others we have tackled over the years, the problem set constitutes such a rich target for exploitation that no one who has a position at the trough really wants it resolved at all. I was genuinely astonished when it finally dawned on me that we would have been just as effective if we had painted a big red target on our foreheads and stood naked in the middle of going-home traffic on the DC beltway. Not only did we not fix the problem, we blew the cover of everyone in the private sector who had ever been involved in the process with us for more than 10 years. I guess I can take some comfort in the knowledge that I wasn’t alone in my naïveté, but it hardly gives comfort to the prospect posed by the EEU’s recent decision to build 85 new fission-based nuclear power plants over the next two decades…

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Moving past 'bold' summations.. here's one..
    I'm not commenting on the rest of the article.

    But this is great…

    "Oh, there's a whole lot more, but no one wants to know about it. The mainstream media is a ho. The "journalists" never worked in the field. They get their shit from EneNews, but they never acknowledge those of use who told them about the joint months ago."

    What's this Commie talk about Wealth Redistribution?


  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    From above:..

    "But I have this. A forum. MY mind. MY words. MY lessons.

    The last lesson is this. It is not about the lesson, it is about the teacher.



    • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

      PS.. I'm not commenting on this article.. because it's great.
      Things need to be said.
      I don't want to piecemeal it.. or lay my interpretation over it.
      I thank the author..very cool.

      • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

        "You find more and better ways to intimidate, force, kill and use the masses. You start to get off on that game. You like it. You sit above it all. You start to believe that all people live for you and because of you."

        Brilliant….I wish ..I'd said this..

        • unincredulous unincredulous

          I wonder what kind of damage is inflicted on the mind of one of Obama's remote controlled drone assassination planes? I wouldn't want to be in a line at Walmart with one of these drone pilots. And there are worse situations to be in…

          • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

            "You start to believe that all people live for you and because of you."

            Yes..but it's not like that..
            Simple as that.

            Merle Haggard (w/ Toby Keith) – Some of us Fly (live)


            • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

              PS.This is so funny..
              I posted the Gigglebellies..and no one corrected me…

              I'm really cutting


              • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose


              • Angela_R

                Heart, that is beautiful, we need to learn to 'fly' to avoid this

                Today, if you haven't already, meet Comet Lovejoy 2.
                Check out the sweep of its tail. let's practice swinging off it….after it has passed near the sun's intense heat.
                Hopefully it will, like Comet Lovejoy1 did in 2011, against all the odds. Check out This picture is only there for 18th, after that can be found in their archives.

                • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

                  Yesterday..this thread had close to 10,000 hits..and no one bothered to correct me..
                  A bad mistake.
                  Clear indication..I'm wasting time.

                  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

                    Carry on…

                  • Angela_R

                    it is easy to miss posts on these fast flowing blogs. However, it is also my experience that people do not click links.

                    I admire those who have posted here for a long time, battled the disbelief and endured the disinterest of family and friends.

                    I feel for the people of Japan, whose stress levels must be through the roof. They endured a horrific earthquake, a horrendous tsunami and not just one nuclear reactor creating havoc….
                    The information is out there, it was published, and yes, then denied by others. Panic! can't we image what the authorities were confronting?

                    It is too late now, to question the past.

                    The accidents surrounding nuclear plants did not commence in Japan. They've been happening for years and the waste has keep piling up.

  • Nick

    We have created a vast information grid that depends on powerful servers worldwide.

    Many of the electrons that I am sending are of nuclear power generation origin.

    With the huge network we also have an elaborate snooping capacity.

    The NSA and similar agencies track phone usage of billions.

    The nukes must keep humming so that the snoops can keep snooping.

    Servers, cooling towers, vast electric utility grids. Stand alone mini-nuclear plants, serving ships and
    servers alike.

    All generate WASTE.

    All generate death.

    No one can hide from this.

    • Mack Mack

      Actually, nuclear energy only provides 8% of the energy in the U.S.

      The U.S. consumes almost twice as much Renewable Energy as nuclear energy.

      For example, Wind Energy alone in the U.S. is capable of producing the energy-equivalent of approx. 60 nuclear power plants.

      And with Renewable Energy there isn't the toxic legacy of nuclear waste left for thousands of generations to worry about AND PAY FOR.

      • flatsville

        Fans of Wind Energy might want to pay attention right now and contact their Congressional Delegation at the link below. The federal PTC is about to expire…again.

        >>>Seeking Long-Term, Predictable Policies
        Urge Congress to establish stable policies for the wind industry

        The federal renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) and investment tax credit (ITC) have been effective tools to keep electricity rates low and encourage development of proven renewable energy projects. However, these tax incentives are set to expire at the end of 2013.<<<

  • Tung Jen Tung Jen

    Miko, my husband Maki is from Iwaki too…. Environmental refugees now… many good friends and family left behind… contact now farming in Belize… come here. Maybe can pull a group together for a vacation here! …and eat some good food, drink some clean water, and breathe the clean air. Belize visa you can get in Tokyo, a permanent move is possible.

  • Tung Jen Tung Jen

    It seems to me that there is a opportunity to create a web sight that begins selling off estates so people could evacuate, like a global site that could set up actions. Non believers could get things real cheep, or the scavengers could pick through the remains. People could also post information for the environmental refugees, about places to go to……about living without money.

  • Nick

    How many lead lined coffins will we use? I thought most Japanese prefer cremation?

    Taking in refugees means we have to know how we will (eventually) have to dispose of them.

  • Tung Jen Tung Jen

    I have been afraid that people would be unable to leave Japan for that reason, Japanese and or others.
    There are huge caves here, imagine a death pilgrimage to a cave where one could join other cadavers from the past in the underworld. And then plant mushrooms!

  • ftlt

    Just think of the little nasty organism that will be born of this too..

    Plenty of new diseases to paint the earth with..

    The Horseman ride and there is no where to hide!!!!!

    What will the greedy bastards do when they hold their dying children in one of their arms – while holding their money bags in the other.. Which one will they drop first???

    One thing about FUFU and many of the other horrors WE are unleashing is, they are egalitarian in nature…

    • ftlt

      It does seem odd to me…

      70 dead in Irag yesterday – again, again and again… What does that bring the war death total to there for the last 20 years… 2,000,012??? And that's just one country the Empire has brought freedom to…

      9/11 and 3/11 are both inside jobs of a sort – when you stop and think about it… Or maybe, they are just the cost of our freedom..

      • ftlt

        I don't think this is spreading of contamination is surprising to Arnie nor anyone else who has their eyes and mind open.. We have known and talked about it all along…

        Personally, I have given up any hope for the future for mankind…

        We are now talking in decades left – at best – before a major collapse of what we refer to as civilization…

        I think, Einstein might have been wrong about the rocks and sticks WW4… We might not be here at all – and sooner rather than later…

  • Nick

    Soon, the world's food supply will be jeopardized by all manner of MUTATED funguses and bacteria/viruses.

    But NO ONE will connect the dots to Fukushima or the other nuclear waste piles.

    But don't worry. Smile. Wear Pink.

    • ftlt

      The worlds food supply was already threatened even without FUFU..

      Gound water depletion will begin to have a huge impact on food supplies within 10 years.. The tape is running dry..

  • guevara3712

    I'm newly registered although i visit often, and the comments on Arnie are what spurred me to speak. he started mentioning the foia documents because Hatrick Penry has made them more well known and Arnie is getting questions about them. Honestly there is nothing much in those documents that could not be inferred by someone paying attention. a lot of it was mainstream news when it happened. Arnie has been working against nuclear since Hatrick was in diapers and he should show some respect rather than attacking friends on the same side. it is Penry's motivations that I question, and my plea is, let's not do the infighting thing, everybody knows about divide and conquer, right?

  • guevara3712

    Furthwermore i would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to ENE NEWS for what you are doing here, and all these participants who care also.

    • Mack Mack

      Welcome to Enenews, guevara3712.

      I'm not the official welcoming committee 🙂 but I like to see people feel welcomed at Enenews.

      There was a wonderful person named StillJill who used to welcome everyone. Don't know where she is. But hello to StillJill if you're out there. And Whoopie, Blondie, theBlueLight, PavewayIII, xdrfox and other Enenews classics. Hope everyone is healthy and happy.


        @Mack: as you've been a long-time participant and in good standing with everyone out here, I'm nominating you as our official enenews welcoming committee…

        As to StillJill. I love and miss her much. Unfortunately, she disclosed that she was having issues with her family, and likely had to take her leave. Hopefully, it was a personal choice and not something that was imposed on her. She's also why I tell people to be balanced in their day-to-day interaction with those about them and what they expect of others, in response to this catastrophe…

  • pkjn

    What the Japanese Government Isn’t Saying About Fukushima
    Dec 16, 2013 Fairewinds Energy Education

    The Japanese parliament has just passed the state secrets law. It’s really an information ‘iron curtain’ that’s preventing people in Japan from learning just how bad the exposures were that they received after the accident at Fukushima. These exposures not being calculated by the Japanese, or the International Atomic Energy Agency, are in fact enormous.

    Fukushima was 3 times worse than Chernobyl as far as the noble gases [e.g. xenon, krypton] that were released. There’s already a 10-fold increase in thyroid issues in Japan and we’re just at the beginning of the thyroid epidemic. All of Japan is a radiologically contaminated area, and the people in Japan need to take extraordinary precautions.

  • Socrates

    The hot particle charts for Fukushima and Tokyo reflect the amount of particles captured in a filter. These patterns reflect the number of hot particles in the lungs of those exposed. Smaller particles are transported further but are more able to go into the alveolar passages because of their small size of 10 microns or less.

    Seattle has far fewer hot particles from March 2011 than Tokyo.

    The photo – sensitive paper gives us some idea of the pulmonary exposures.

    I am amazed that so few people even know about these exposures through an internal route. Decades later we will have pathologists at autopsy speaking of "Fukushima lung."

    • Socrates

      Meanwhile, our government remains silent. Silence in the face of a known danger is complicity.

      I plan to consult with a professor of pulmonary to determine what those who were exposed to these hot particles might expect in terms of a prognosis. Fallout kills mostly by inhalation….

      If GE has defective designed the Mark I reactors, there should be a defective product lawsuit for those in the USA. Who knows? Those who profited might have to pay for the damage. What a novel idea!

  • Fukushima is just a warning… They ALL need to be shut down. ASAP

    Super Solar Storm To Hit Earth; 'Carrington Effect'; 400 Nuke Plants Will Melt Down/Explode; via @AGreenRoad

    How Dangerous Is 400-6000 Pounds Of Plutonium Nano Particle Dust Liberated By Fukushima? Via @AGreenRoad

  • name999 name999

    I often post here to thank people. I am so moved by what I see and read here. I laugh and cry and feel connection…thank you all. Thanks to Arnie Gundersen many times over for being measured and steady and staying strong for all of us.

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Yes, we must thank Arnie for all that he does!