Erica Frank Feed en Unfurling the nuclear mystery after Fukushima How much longer can British Columbians expect to stave off nuclear radiation contamination from Japan? <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earth Matters World Health Erica Frank Fukushima daiichi nuclear fallout Physicians for Social Responsibility Plutonium Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:02:00 +0000 Erica Frank 14679 at Personal reflections: are we really safer one year after Fukushima? 8:30 -As I leave my peacefully sleeping family, the quiet Sunday morning greets me with roads closed to cars for today’s triathlon.&nbsp;I create a sustainable transportation triathlon to today’s...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earth Matters Environment anti-nuclear power movement Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant fukushima nuclear disaster radiation SFU Simon Fraser University UBC Mon, 12 Mar 2012 01:07:00 +0000 Erica Frank 11060 at Fisker Karma car is designed to get you hot... not the planet A month ago, I’d sent some of my most green and playful friends an invitation to do a 20-minute test drive of the Fisker Karma, an electic-gas hybrid luxury vehicle. The car was, to quote from their...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earth Matters Environment automotive displays Batmobile Dodge Dodge Coronet Station Wagon Fisker Karma green features hybrid hydro-powered Prius Tesla Roadster Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:14:00 +0000 Erica Frank 9231 at Increased thyroid cancer from radiation upsurge not expected here...for now Many government agencies have correctly stated that there now seems to be minimal preventable risk to North Americans from an airborne radioactive iodine release from a Japanese power plant. &nbsp;...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Asia Environment cancer Fukushima Daiichi International Nuclear Safety Center at Argonne National Laboratory nuclear nuclear plant Pacific Northwest radiation thyroid cancer Thu, 24 Mar 2011 22:17:00 +0000 Erica Frank 6696 at Is Lower Mainland monitoring for nuclear fallout from Japan? As a physician specializing in preventive medicine, I am concerned&nbsp;that there does not seem to be an audibly-announced U.S. or Canadian government policy&nbsp;on monitoring for fallout from...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City CBC Chernobyl Fukishima Nuclear Reactor Japanese nuclear diaster Vancouver public health Yukio Edano Mon, 14 Mar 2011 01:55:00 +0000 Erica Frank 6576 at My Week of Hydrocarbon Dieting in Vancouver It started with tearful goodbyes at the Vancouver airport as my husband and son left to have Xmas in Atlanta.&nbsp; It would be the first year that I’d been apart from my 12 year old at Xmas, and my...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earth Matters Environment Tue, 05 Jan 2010 03:31:00 +0000 Erica Frank 2767 at Out in the Cold for Climate Change: UBC Professor Hopes for "Real Deal" in Copenhagen Climate change is all about thinking globally, and acting every place you can – and that’s why I organized a rally at UBC for meaningful climate change discussions in Copenhagen.&nbsp; George Monbiot...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earth Matters Environment biggest polluter Canada and the tar sands carbon counting Copenhagen Kyoto Accord Mon, 14 Dec 2009 07:23:00 +0000 Erica Frank 2615 at