Fallout from Fukushima by Richard Broinowski

Reviewed by
February 2013, no. 348
Returning to Fukushima

Fallout from Fukushima

by Richard Broinowski

Scribe, $27.95 pb, 284 pp, 9781922070166

Fallout from Fukushima by Richard Broinowski

Reviewed by
February 2013, no. 348

In the aftermath of Chernobyl it is hard not to see nuclear disaster as the muse of abject horror. The degree of uncertainty surrounding life after catastrophe – genetic mutation, contaminated food supplies, mass displacement of townships – is unfathomable for governments and citizens alike. At a time when the need for accurate information is at its greatest, misinformation spreads quickly, sometimes deliberately. Reflexive distrust can be a handy survival mechanism to have during a national crisis.

Returning to Fukushima

Fallout from Fukushima

by Richard Broinowski

Scribe, $27.95 pb, 284 pp, 9781922070166

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