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My nuclear nightmare : leading Japan through the Fukushima disaster to a nuclear-free future

Author: Naoto Kan
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2017. ©2012
Series: EBSCO Academic Collection
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On March 11, 2011, a massive undersea earthquake off Japan's coast triggered devastating tsunami waves that in turn caused meltdowns at three reactors in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Ranked with Chernobyl as the worst nuclear disaster in history, Fukushima will have lasting consequences for generations. Until then, Japan's Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, had supported the use of nuclear power. His position  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
ectronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
My nuclear nightmare
Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2017.
(DLC) 2016036882
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naoto Kan
ISBN: 9781501706110 150170611X 1501706667 9781501706660
OCLC Number: 1238131626
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Timeline prologue : my nuclear nightmare --
Memories from the abyss --
Taking action before stepping down --
The road to a nuclear-free Japan --
Afterword to the English translation.
Series Title: EBSCO Academic Collection
Other Titles: Tōden Fukushima Genpatsu Jiko.
Responsibility: Naoto Kan ; translated from the Japanese by Jeffrey S. Irish.
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In My Nuclear Nightmare, Naoto Kan offers a fascinating day-by-day account of his actions in the harrowing week after the earthquake struck. He records the anguished decisions he had to make as the  Read more...

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"Naoto Kan, who was prime minister of Japan when the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster began, has become a ubiquitous and compelling voice for the global antinuclear movement. Kan compared the Read more...

 
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