Tag: Fukushima

The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster and the Future of Renewable Energy


Naoto Kan, "The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster and the Future of Renewable Energy "
English | ISBN: 1501726935 | 2018 | 42 pages | EPUB | 489 KB
In a speech delivered in Japanese at Cornell University, Naoto Kan describes the harrowing days after a cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami led to the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. In vivid language, he tells how he struggled with the possibility that tens of millions of people would need to be evacuated.

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The Chernobyl, Fukushima Daiichi and Deepwater Horizon Disasters from a Natural Science and Humanities Perspective


The Chernobyl, Fukushima Daiichi and Deepwater Horizon Disasters from a Natural Science and Humanities Perspective by Volker Hoensch
English | EPUB | 2022 | 214 Pages | ISBN : 3662653184 | 11.4 MB
In our everyday conceptions we use the laws of nature with their enormous possibilities of technical progress for the benefit of mankind. The catastrophes of Chernobyl (1986), Fukushima Daichii (2011) and in the Gulf of Mexico, explosion of the drilling platform Deepwater Horizon (2010), have shaken this world’s view. Is it a matter of human or technical failure?

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