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Japan's Last Nuclear Reactor Turned Off

Japan is shutting down its last functioning nuclear reactor, with no timetable for a restart. In the early hours of Monday Japan's last nuclear reactor,Reactor 4 at Ohi in western Japan will stop generating electricity . There is no scheduled restart.It is likely that there will not be ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in September 2013, about Industry & Business, Nuclear, Politics & Government

Anxiety about Retirement — for Aging Nuclear Power Plants

Mention “high costs,” “financing” and “safety” in the same sentence as “commercial nuclear power plants,” and most people think of the multi-billion-dollar construction or operational phase of these facilities, which provide 20 percent of the domestic electric supply. Those concerns, however, are now emerging as aging nuclear power plants reach ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in April 2013, about Emissions, Nuclear, Pollution, Population

Japan Could See Major Solar Uptake

As Japan reels from the experience of living through the  Fukushima disaster and public demand for a move away from nuclear energy to renewable energy grow , the environment in Japan could make it one of the fastest growing solar markets.  In June 2012 Industry Minister Yukio Edano approved Japan's ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in January 2013, about Children and Families, Environmental Disasters, Finance & Money, Health, Industry & Business, Nuclear, Politics & Government, Solar

Germany's Clean Energy Solutions - Chapter 2

  This is Chapter 2 of Osha Gray Davidson's book a six-part series on Germany's remarkable clean break with coal, oil and nuclear energy. Click here for Chapter 1. Or read it all now as a Kindle Single ebook on Amazon for 99 cents. How did wind and solar ... keep reading

Written by Osha Gray Davidson in November 2012, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Green energy, Industry & Business, Nuclear, Politics & Government

Climate Change Sceptics Highest in US and UK

An online poll of 13,500 adults in 13 countries found that most people believe that climate change is happening.The survey was carried out from July 5 to August 6 by the opinion poll group Ipsos for the insurance firm Axa and was conducted  in the United States, Belgium ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in October 2012, about Climate Change, Lifestyle & Behavior, Nuclear, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government (1 comment)

Japan to Phase Out Nuclear and Increase Renewable Energy

The Japanese government unveiled a plan today to phase out nuclear power over the next three decades, signaling a dramatic shift in energy policy 18 months after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. The proposed policy calls for more reliance on renewable energy, greater conservation and sustainable use of fossil ... keep reading

Written by Akiko Fujita in September 2012, about Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Emissions, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Nuclear, Politics & Government

Fukushima - Local Children Unwitting ( and Unwilling) Radioactive Guinea Pigs

    Seventeen months after the earthquake and tsunami that destroyed the Tokyo Electric Power Company's six-reactor complex at its Fukushima Daiichi, discussions continue about the possible effects of the radiation "dusting" the prefecture's inhabitants received, and their consequences. Far outside most media coverage, 2012 is shaping up to be ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Children and Families, Emissions, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Nuclear

JFS Seeks Global Opinion on Japan's Energy Future

A discussion on the nation’s direction on energy policy up until 2030 is now unfolding all around Japan. What kind of energy Japan uses and whether it abandons or keeps its nuclear power plants are issues that affect not only the Japanese, but the rest of the world and ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2012, about Climate Change, Emissions, Energy Saving, Events, Finance & Money, Nuclear, Solar

NZ Ships Can't Go into Same Harbour in Japan Naval Exercise Because of the Nuclear free Issue. How Bizarre!

The New Zealand  Government expected that its  two ships, Te Kaha and Endeavour would  be refused entry to Pearl Harbour during a joint naval exercise in Hawaii despite the signing of a new military agreement. And they were right.Te Kaha was refused entry to Pearl Harbour along with Endeavour ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Lifestyle & Behavior, Nuclear, Politics & Government, War

Fukushima Was a Manmade Disaster Resulting from Collusion Between Government Regulators and Tepco, Plant Operator -Expert Panel

 Nuclear power returned to Japan's energy mix for the first time in two months last week just hours before a  parliamentary investigative commission said that the Fukushima nuclear crisis was a preventable disaster resulting from "collusion" among the government, regulators and the plant operator.  it placed blame on the ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Children and Families, Environmental Disasters, Industry & Business, Nuclear, Politics & Government

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