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Renewable's Time Is Now, Expert Says


Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, sustainable, Fukushima nuclear crisis, danger, renewable energy, shift, energy policy, Chubu Electric Power Co., power shortage, spent nuclear fuel, safety concern, danger, radiation )

Naoko
- 1225 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Iida, a former engineer at Kobe Steel Ltd. who designed the dry storage casks for holding spent nuclear fuel at the Fukushima plant, is proposing to terminate all nuclear plants in Japan and shift to renewable energy sources.



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Cheryl B. (64)
Monday May 16, 2011, 6:38 am
great news
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Monday May 16, 2011, 6:38 am
thanks for telling the world
 

Ben Oscarsito (339)
Monday May 16, 2011, 6:56 am
It's been time for renewables for 35 years! And I mean all over this Planet...
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/tech/home
...Finally it seems to be coming on strong though...
 

Ben Oscarsito (339)
Monday May 16, 2011, 6:59 am
Earth's Next Generation; The pros and cons of renewable energy sources. (The Wall Street Journal)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703937104576302612943319264.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
 

Teresa W. (691)
Monday May 16, 2011, 7:00 am
noted
 

Ben Oscarsito (339)
Monday May 16, 2011, 7:05 am
Towards a SUSTAINABLE Future! (What's the alternative...?)
http://www.care2.com/c2c/photos/view/49/140535861/Energy_for_the_future/
 

Ralph F. (64)
Monday May 16, 2011, 6:12 pm
Agree 101%. The solar panels go on the roof this Thursday at my house.
 

Monica D. (580)
Monday May 16, 2011, 10:07 pm
The world needs to change to appropriate renewable energy. Kudos too to Ralph F for installing solar panels.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 4:18 am
noted, thanks Naoko
 

Charla D. (67)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 6:35 am
Good for him, I hope the whole world listens. It's been time for renewables for many years now. How many more disasters do we need before we actually implement these renewable sources?
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 7:09 am
noted
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 12:10 pm
Noted. Hope they could change nuclear to renewable energy. Just hope other governments who want to build nuclear plants rethink about their plans.
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 1:14 pm
Everyday is renewal time. Too many wait till last minute to do anything.
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 2:36 pm
It's been time for a long time, but greed, ignorance and bureaucracy keep slowing down progress that would move many countriesand the world really in a better more sustainable direction.
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 2:40 pm
I keep thinking for some reason that the reason why of Nuclear Plants is cause their actually a legal way of Nuclear power for warheads when heeded. If so, shut them down and deny a lic to run them and go Solar Power.
 

Brad Kraus (6)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 3:07 pm
Great to have someone from the nuclear affiliated industry speak out about this. Hopefully his words will be heeded.
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 3:46 pm
hopeful!!
 

ellen m. (222)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 5:07 pm
The time is not now. It's YESTERDAY!
But if thats their best, we'll take it. And hopefully it will be before 2050. We and mother earth thank you.
 

An O. (12)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 8:07 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

JOSE MARIE Granzo (3)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 11:23 pm
We will avert another nuclear-related disaster with renewable energy.
 

Celine V. (27)
Wednesday May 18, 2011, 6:59 pm
Thank you Naoko.
Excellent post.
 

Hege Torset (43)
Thursday May 19, 2011, 3:01 pm
thank you
 
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