Lois Beckett

Lois Beckett is a contributor to ProPublica. She writes for the Nieman Journalism Lab, the SF Weekly, and the East Bay Express.

ProPublica Reports | By Lois Beckett | Environment
The crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi has already been dubbed the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl, and the situation there continues to worsen. But along with references to the "ch-word," as one nonproliferation expert put it, experts have begun providing reasons why they believe the Daiichi crisis will not be "the next Chernobyl." More