The European Tribune is a forum for thoughtful dialogue of European and international issues. You are invited to post comments and your own articles.
Please REGISTER to post.
How do we apply that to the Fukushima incident?
Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.
Good epistomology on it is however honestly very difficult, because chernobyl was located in the industrial heartland of the SU, which means it is horrifically polluted, chemically. The citizenry in those parts can be expected to suffer elevated rates of just about anything, with or without radiation, and we have no hard data on how radiation interacts with chemical toxicity in general. - We know that it is a very bad idea for radiation workers to smoke, but beyond that- nada.
The fatality numbers for fukushima are much more reasonably predictable, tough. And And while not zero, the main cause of death is not radiation, it is relocation stress. - a lot of people got moved, and some of them were not in the best of health.
But - you know - so what?
by Migeru - Aug 24 12 comments
by Melanchthon - Aug 23 24 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 18 62 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 6 117 comments
by gmoke - Jul 29 8 comments
by ARGeezer - Aug 5 4 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 3 19 comments
by ARGeezer - Jul 29 17 comments
by Migeru - Aug 2412 comments
by Melanchthon - Aug 2324 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 1862 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 6117 comments
by gmoke - Aug 5
by ARGeezer - Aug 54 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 319 comments
by Democrats Ramshield - Jul 303 comments
by gmoke - Jul 298 comments
by ARGeezer - Jul 2917 comments