Caldicott: The corium hasn’t finished and will never finish — I think it means the end of Japan financially (VIDEO)
May 23rd, 2012
Helen Caldicott: The Medical Implications of Fukushima, Nuclear Power and Nuclear Proliferation
Filmed: March 23, 2012
Published: May 22, 2012
Dr. Helen Caldicott: They don’t know how to clean it up. It’s not in cold shutdown.
The corium — the mass, hundred tons of melted uranium lava — is laying on the floor of the containment vessels.
It hasn’t finished and will never finish.
I think it means the end of Japan financially.
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Title: Helen Caldicott
Caldicott… received her medical degree in 1961 from the University of Adelaide Medical School. In 1977 she joined the staff of the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston, and taught pediatrics at the Harvard Medical School from 1977 to 1978. [...]
During her time in the United States from 1977 to 1986, Caldicott was involved with Physicians for Social Responsibility (founded originally in 1961), an organization of 23,000 doctors committed to educating others on the dangers of nuclear energy. She also worked abroad to establish similar groups [...] One such international group (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 [...]