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Japan — short- and long-term energy risks
Keeping nuclear power in its energy equation, Japan does little to ameliorate short- and long-term risks of oil dependency.
Big picture policy responses to peak oil
Four policy scenarios to guide societies trying to respond to the implications of peak oil (and climate change).
Bye bye nukes in Japan by 2012
Our World 2.0 video interviewed the lead author of a Greenpeace plan that proposes the phase out of Japanese nuclear energy by 2012.
Fukushima gives renewable energy a chance
Activists hope the current power saving mood among the Japanese public will translate into strong support for a switch away from nuclear to renewable energy.
Tetsunari Iida on the renewable future of Japan
A former nuclear researcher/engineer has a radical but straightforward idea — that Japan can go 100% renewable.
Can Japan go 100% renewable by 2050?
If the goal is to create a secure, low carbon, resilient and safe energy system, then now may be the appropriate time for an objective assessment.
Debate 2.0: Did nature press the reset button on energy policy?
Has Japan's nuclear accident changed your thinking about energy and how it relates to your life and expectations for the future?
Debate 2.0: To nuclear or not to nuclear
To wrap up Nuclear Week, we want to hear from readers. In today's climate changing, oil peaking world, how do you think this controversial energy source stacks up?
Can nuclear power save Japan from peak oil?
Japan's self-sufficiency in primary energy is a mere 18%, but the country's government is looking to boost that with nuclear rather than green sources.
From ashes to honey: nuclear alternatives
The work of filmmaker Hitomi Kamanaka examines the reasons for which she thinks Japan should reconsider its focus on nuclear energy.
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