Robert Alvarez, a former official at the U.S. Department of Energy. Using his resume, he has marketed himself as an expert, speaking out against nuclear energy and telling scary stories about Fukushima.
For example, in one recent article on JapanFocus.org, Alvarez was introduced as a “top spent-fuel pools expert” who could confirm that the situation at reactor No. 4 was still very dangerous. His name has also been listed as a “nuclear expert” on a doomsday warning letter that anti-nuclear activists sent to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
However, according to this clip from a recent episode of the No Agenda podcast, Alvarez’s resume apparently isn’t as impressive as anti-nuclear activists would have us think: