Yoko Ono says Japan should look at Iceland via Straits Times

TOKYO – YOKO Ono has an idea for her disaster-scarred country Japan – abandon nuclear energy for renewables and tap the geothermal energy beneath the unstable ground of the volcanic island nation.

The artist and widow of John Lennon is in Japan for the first time since the March 11 quake and tsunami sparked a nuclear crisis, and as the country remembers the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

With her new exhibition, The Road Of Hope, she says she wants to stress that Japan, having rebuilt itself after World War II and the atomic bombings, can also emerge stronger from the quake and Fukushima radiation disaster.

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