After Fukushima is the sun setting on nuclear energy?

Nuclear Power One Year after the Fukushima Disaster

The March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that led to the explosions at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan sent shock waves that are still being felt around the world. The fallout from this tragic event is driving countries away from nuclear power and increasing GHG intensive coal-fired energy production. This abandonment of nuclear energy could add a billion tonnes…

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The Japanese Government’s Support for Environmental Technology

Japan illustrates the important role governments can play in support of the green economy. In Japan, the government has sought the involvement of science and business in a collective effort to address environmental challenges. With help of government, Japan has contributed to the national economy while reducing pollutants. Rather than focusing on punitive restrictions and costly regulations, Japan has emphasized changes in behaviour…

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