The forecast assumes that radioactivity in Japan is released continuously and forms a rising plume. It ends with the plume heading into Southern California and the American Southwest, including Nevada, Utah and Arizona.
Airlines scrambled to fly thousands of passengers out of Tokyo on Thursday as fears about Japan's nuclear crisis mounted and the United States joined other nations urging their citizens to consider leaving.
ATMs in Tokyo are periodically failing because of a huge crush of withdrawals. "Millions" of citizens are stocking up on rice. Passport applications are going through the roof. Power is periodically failing. Restaurants are empty.
History tells us that Nero fiddled while Rome burned, but Barack Obama is providing the famous emperor with some serious competition when it comes to going AWOL while America and the world face crises which haven’t been experienced in decades.
We have received many questions from readers who are alarmed over a perceived lack of radiation monitoring in the U.S., in the wake of the possibility of radiation from the stricken Japanese nuclear plant reaching both Alaska and West Coast.
The yen reached its strongest level since 1995 versus the dollar as risk of radiation leaks from crippled nuclear plants in Japan added to speculation insurers and investors will redeem overseas assets to pay for damages.
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Events in Japan go far beyond 3-Mile Island and it is well beyond foolish to think this is no big deal. None of us knows how it will play out, yet this is a major crisis with the potential to be a Chernobyl-type disaster if a MOX reactor blows.
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Support broken as the dollar yen plunges to an all time record low. Everyone now watching the Nikkei to see if it opens. That the BOJ has not intervened yet is beyond ominous, and nothing short of a death sentence for the Yen carry traders.
The news agency said officials from more than 10 non-Japanese financial firms held a conference call Tuesday afternoon, with some firms calling for the market to be closed immediately, Nikkei reported, citing people familiar with the discussion.
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One drug supplier says it has sold 250,000 anti-radiation pills to people in the U.S. concerned about possible exposure from Japanese nuclear reactors.
Japan's beloved emperor dramatically took to the national TV airwaves Wednesday and buoyed the spirits of his disaster-stricken citizens in an extraordinary address before a nation grappling with the aftermath of an epic earthquake and a devastating
Pictures appear to confirm the worst – that deadly spent fuel rods were exposed to blasts
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It’s often said that in times of crisis, there is tremendous opportunity. This is true… especially for a nation in turmoil.
It will be OK. The Japanese are industrious.
Too bad. Nuclear power is the solution to global warming.
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Foreign bankers are fleeing Tokyo as Japan's nuclear crisis worsens, scrambling for commercial and charter flights out of the country and into other major cities in the region.
The situation at Fukushima continues to worsen, with explosions at two more reactors and the radiation released surpassing that of Three Mile Island. The 40-year-old reactors, designed by GE, were due for decommissioning at the end of this month.
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The combination of vulnerability to earthquakes and a natural affinity for robotics has led to a surplus of Japanese rescue robots
US celebrities and media Tuesday blasted right-wing radio host and television presenter Glenn Beck for calling the monster quake that rocked Japan last week a message from God.
Rachel Maddow explains the mechanics of what happens when a nuclear reactor has a meltdown, and about how experts are reading signs from the compromised Japanese nuclear reactors to understand how close they are to meltdown.
As engineers and scientists struggle to control six Japanese nuclear reactors the world watches with horror. The search for why this is happening has already begun. At least one man might have some theories.
The Japan Times reports that radiation reached around 20 times normal levels in the capital Tuesday morning, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said,
Japanese crews battled Wednesday to avert a nuclear disaster and said they may pour water from helicopters to stop fuel rods from being exposed to the air and releasing even more radioactivity.
"All the workers there have suspended their operations. We have urged them to evacuate, and they have," Japan's chief cabinet secretary, Yukio Edano said, according to a translation by NHK television.