Tatsujiro Suzuki

Suzuki is the vice chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) and a member of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs in Japan. The goal of this personal column is to inform the public with clearer information of what is happening in Japan. The situation at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station continues to unfold, and these updates reflect what the understanding of the tragedy is at the time of publishing; the statements are likely to change as more information is understood. The views expressed here are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect those of the JAEC or the government.