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Tag: fukushima

  • Thursday, November 14th 2013 - 19:09 UTC

    Japan unveils floating wind farm off the coast of the defunct Fukushima

    One of the 143 floating turbines tethered to the ocean floor

    Japan unveiled a new wind farm off the coast of Fukushima last week. Only thirteen miles offshore from the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power station, the same nuclear station that notoriously attracted the world's attention during the 2011 Japanese tsunami, the new wind farm is expected to produce upwards of one gigawatt from 143 wind turbines. For comparison, the now-inoperable Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant could provide 4.4 gigawatts.

  • Tuesday, April 12th 2011 - 03:51 UTC

    German Literature Nobel Prize Guntther Grass warns of an “eco-dictatorship”

    Grass also blasted the Merkel administration for her close relation with the nuclear power lobby

    German Nobel Prize winner Gunther Grass fears that the nuclear disaster in Japan and other environmental issues could lead to an “eco-dictatorship”, according to an interview published in the “Haumburger Abenbdblatt”.