29 May '12, 12pm

A Crossroads for Japan: Revive Nuclear or Go Green?

A Crossroads for Japan: Revive Nuclear or Go Green? In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, Japan has idled all 50 of its nuclear reactors. While the central government and business leaders are warning a prolonged shutdown could spell economic doom, many Japanese and local officials see the opportunity for a renewable energy revolution. by andrew dewit May 5 marked the shutdown of the last of Japan’s 50 viable nuclear reactors, with poor prospects for any restarts before the summer. The central government, the nuclear industry, most big business associations, and many international observers seem convinced that this will invite chaos through escalating fossil fuel costs and the risk of blackouts. But polls suggest a growing segment of the Japanese population see things differently. Indeed, many believe that the current crisis presents the nation with a powerful spur to go g...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/a_crossroads_for_japan_reviv...

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