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100% renewable energy is only a matter of political will

Three years after the Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear disaster, the Global100RE Ambassadors are highlighting the need to refrain from using hazardous nuclear and fossil energy sources and instead shift towards 100% renewable energy. Ambassadors of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign Bill McKibben, David Suzuki, Hans-Josef Fell, Jeremy Leggett, and Ulrich Kelber call on policy makers …

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Fukushima to use 100% renewable energy by 2040

  By Sophie Yeo, published on RTCC The Japanese province of Fukushima has pledged to switch to 100% renewable energy by 2040, turning its 2011 nuclear disaster into an opportunity to tackle climate change. The mayor of the region, which has a population of about two million people, hopes that community energy schemes will …

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Can Japan Go 100% Renewable by 2050?

Following the Fukushima nuclear accident and the subsequent planned power outages affecting large parts of eastern Japan, there are some voices calling for a review of national energy policy and for a shift in focus to renewable energy. Officials in the Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, however, are keen to remind the …

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