For a clear-sighted view of this disaster, and its implications for nuclear policy elsewhere, we recommend a talk in Glasgow by the Japan Atomic Energy Agency's Kimiaki Saito this Friday. The talk, organised by the Japan Desk Scotland, Glasgow Life and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, will be held in the Moir Dyer Room in the Mitchell Library at 2.30pm.
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Kimiaki San will describe the Japan Atomic Energy Agency's work in environmental radiation monitoring and contamination mapping based on these results "and investigation on radiocesium movement in the environment".
It is the most authoritative account you are ever likely to hear about contamination conditions around the Fukushima site.