Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into sea: Environment minister

Strong backlash is expected from Japan’s neighbors, following a controversial remark by a Japanese official, who claimed that there is no other way to dispose radioactive water leaks from the Fukushima power plant other than to discharge them in the ocean. According to local media, Japanese Environment Minister Yoshiaki Harada told reporters on Tuesday that…

A Japanese company produces a solar power device with double electricity generation

A Japanese company produces a solar power device with double electricity generation

In sustainable energy news, a Japanese company produces a solar power device with double electricity generation to current models. The system has been developed by Smart Solar International with offices in Tokyo and California. It has a row of aluminum mirror bars which rotate according to the movements of the sun. They reflect back onto…

4/29 Nuclear Power Plants? No Thanks

4/29 Nuclear Power Plants? No Thanks

“The next major earthquake is near!” “Shutdown nuclear power plants!” “Don’t turn our hometown into a nuclear wasteland!” Goodbye nuclear power plants We don’t need nuke plants “State must protect lives” Nuclear power no thanks! We don’t need nuclear power plants! Shutdown Ikata A nuclear reactor’s like a toilet You get really powerful shit in…

China’s Nuclear Boom | China’s Future MEGAPROJECTS: Part 7

China’s Nuclear Boom | China’s Future MEGAPROJECTS: Part 7

Another answer is nuclear power, which is much less controversial in China because of its prodigious demand for electricity–and the inability of its people to mount any real challenges to the government’s plans. Mainland China currently has 31 nuclear power reactors in operation, and another 24 under construction. Compare this to the United States, which…

S. Korea seeks international cooperation to deal with radioactive Fukushima water

Amid growing concerns that Japan might discharge contaminated water from its wrecked Fukushima power plant into the ocean,… South Korea is taking the issue to the international level to find the best possible solution. Meanwhile, Tokyo’s foreign ministry claims no decision has been made on how to dispose of the wastewater. Kim Min-ji updates us…

Japan wants evidence from S. Korea over its concerns over possible water disposal …

Japan wants evidence from S. Korea over its concerns over possible water disposal …

Japan has has South Korea to provide evidence to back up its concerns over contaminated water from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant meltdown potentially being discharged into the Pacific Ocean according to Seoul’s foreign ministry the economic Minister from the Japanese embassy in South Korea delivered a diplomatic note on Tuesday in response to…

Japan wants evidence from S. Korea over its concerns over possible water disposal…

Japan has asked for evidence from South Korea over its concerns that Japan is discharging contaminated water from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant meltdown into the Pacific Ocean according to Seoul’s foreign ministry the economic Minister from the Japanese Embassy in South Korea delivered a diplomatic note on Tuesday a response to service requests…