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Ira Helfand

Experts weigh radiation risks in Japan

"The Japanese government has told people that the radiation levels from Fukushima won't affect public health, but is this true? Why are experts saying there are serious risks?" A Japanese reporter...

Fukushima Daiichi reactors contain radiation equal to "a thousand Hiroshima bombs"

Calling nuclear facilities “weapons of mass destruction that we build ourselves and are subject to acts of man or acts of nature that we cannot control," Physicians for Social Responsibility Board...