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

Cover of The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster

Author: Naoto Kan

Former Prime Minister of Japan Naoto Kan led his government's response to the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami. In a speech delivered in Japanese at Cornell University, Kan vividly explains how the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant affected the lives of tens of millions of people. In the original Japanese and translated into English, this book shares Kan’s experiences and his thoughts on the future of renewable energy. Available for purchase from Cornell University Press.     



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  • Book

  • Cornell Global Perspectives

Publication Details

Publication Year: 2018

ISBN: 978-1501726903