nuclear energy | Christina Felschen

nuclear energy | Christina Felschen

Can Sunny Bear tame the Asian Dragon?

 written for Peace Boat’s website, December 19th, 2012 >>

The Fukushima nuclear meltdown came like a wakeup call to the Taiwanese people: Don’t they live on the same seismic fault line? And don’t they have several equally exposed power plants on the shoreline, close to cities? Activist Wang Shun-Wei and her Taipeh based NGO help fishermen and office workers to voice their concerns.

The invisible threat – Voices from Fukushima

written for the Peace Boat website on March 11th, 2012 >>

The Japanese language has two words for nuclear power: “genshi”, the “productive” nuclear power that drives power plants and “kaku”, the destructive power used for nuclear weapons. This suggests a difference that scientifically does not exist. A country that has nuclear power plants can also create atomic bombs. Six participants of the Peace Boat voyage share their experiences and opinions after Fukushima