The Nuclear Mismanagement of Chernobyl and Fukushima

Chernobyl AES — Wikimedia Commons

he general strategy behind these tactics was to deny damaging evidence and admit only what could not, in the face of overwhelming evidence, be repudiated”.[1] Kate Brown’s statement in Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future, is a critique of behaviour she noticed during each nuclear disaster — a downplay of the health effects and the severity of the problems. This is done not only by…