27 May '12, 8pm

Germany Breaks Solar Power Record | Care2 Causes

Germany Breaks Solar Power Record | Care2 Causes

The gravity of the Fukushima disaster has haunted the world over the last year, as fears of a nuclear crisis became a reality. Clean-up crews on the ground in Japan are still attempting to contain all of the spent-fuel rods and leftover radioactive dust. Reuters reports that Goshi Hono , the official in charge of Japan’s nuclear clean up, maintains that the No. 4 reactor at the Fukushima plant could now withstand a magnitude 6 earthquake on the Japanese scale safely. Still, global fears about a second accident at Fukushima or even at another plant, have pushed many leaders to make drastic energy policy changes. Germany’s Angela Merkel appears to be at the head of this movement. Germany set a new world solar power record producing 22 gigawatts of power over the course of Friday and Saturday, Reuters reports . That amount was enough to power nearly 50 percent of the country’...

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Goldman Sachs Announces $40B In Clean Energy Investments | Care2 Causes

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