Worldwide health effects of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident (Energy and Environmental Science, 2012) (paper pdf) (supp info pdf) (risk coefs xls) (commentary) (reply) (response to new comments) (link to paper at E&ES)

February 11, 2010 TED Debate on nuclear versus renewables video (link) slides (pptx)

Sixth all-time TED Science and Technology talk (link)

November 2009 Scientific American article "A path to sustainable energy" (link)

2009 Energy & Environmental Science article on ranking energy solutions to global warming, air pollution, and energy security (link)

Worldwide Modeled Transport of Radiation From the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant

Computer simulation starting 12 GMT March 12, 2011 of the transport of cesium-137 as particulate matter from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The simulation accounted for size-resolved emissions of cesium, horizontal and vertical transport of aerosol particles containing cesium, cloud drop and ice crystal activation of aerosol particles containing cesium, coagulation of aerosol particles containing cesium with cloud drops, ice crystals, and graupel, tracking of cesium in hydrometeor particles from entry to precipitation, aerosol-aerosol coagulation, aerosol sedimentation, aerosol dry deposition, condensational and dissolutional growth/evaporation of aerosol particles containing cesium, and internal aerosol chemistry and hydration of aerosol particles containing cesium.

The simulations were performed with the GATOR-GCMOM computer model. Graphics were prepared by John Ten Hoeve. Note: concentration units are uBq/m^3 (ignore the LOG). Contact: Mark Z. Jacobson

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Some news stories:
New York Times Asia Pacific (link)
New York Times Environment (link)
Wall Street Journal (link)
U.S. News and World Reports (link)
CNN (link)
BBC (link)
LA Times (link)
Bloomberg (link)
Science (link)
Nature (link)

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