Alex and Kaz Makabe explore the dismantling of Japan’s nuclear power facilities, and talk about the energy future in the land of the rising sun.
The disaster took place just as some nations were considering the idea of a “nuclear renaissance”. The impact of Fukushima on the nuclear industry was severe, in Japan and beyond.
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The UN’s nuclear watchdog on Wednesday delivered a preliminary report on their review of Japan’s efforts to plan and implement the decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station that suffered a meltdown during the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami of 2011.
One of the outstanding characteristics of pre-industrial Japan was a highly developed practical understanding of the natural environment.
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