Japan pushing neighbors away with plans to release radioactive water
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Date : 2021-04-21
Controversy continues to bubble over Japan's decision to release radioactive wastewater from its Fukushima Daiichi Plant. Local activists, international observers and neighbouring countries are concerned about the transparency surrounding safety levels and other crucial data from power authorities, as well as the potential environmental and human rights impact the disposal may have.
As Japan presses on with its decision, its diplomatic ties are suffering. Can there be a solution?
- Ramon Pacheco Pardo, Associate Professor of International Relations at King’s College London
- Rick Steiner, Marine Conservation Biologist at Oasis Earth Environmental Sustainability Consulting