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Japanese politician causes uproar by giving letter on Fukushima to emperor via The Guardian

Taro Yamamoto faces criticism after handing note to Emperor Akihito at garden party in breach of strict protocol A novice Japanese lawmaker who wanted to draw attention to the Fukushima nuclear crisis has caused an uproar by doing something taboo: … Continue reading

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Japan lawmaker breaks taboo with nuclear fears letter for emperor via Reuters

A Japanese lawmaker handed Emperor Akihito a letter on Thursday expressing fear about the health impact of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, breaking a taboo by trying to involve the emperor in politics. Taro Yamamoto, who is also an anti-nuclear activist, … Continue reading

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Will Japan Embrace Geothermal Power to Move Away from Nuclear? via Oil price.com

During a 5 December speech at the United Nations University (UNU) Headquarters in Tokyo, Icelandic ambassador to Japan, Stefan Larus Stefansson, gave an upbeat assessment of Japan’s enormous untapped geothermal energy potential, citing Iceland’s 85-year history of success in this … Continue reading

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