Today’s Solutions: July 22, 2024

Solar farms in Fukushima, with mountains in the background

How Fukushima is rebranding as a haven for renewable energy

A year after Fukushima’s nuclear disaster, the regional government set a goal of meeting all of its energy demands with renewables by 2040. Now — 11 years after the tsunami — solar farms, green hydrogen, and micro-grids are ushering in a new energy future for the region. From nuclear Read More...

Wildlife is flourishing at Fuk

Wildlife is flourishing at Fukushima’s human-devoid evacuation areas

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster was obviously a terrible event, but because the area has been free of humans for decades, wildlife in the region has been thriving. Now it seems the same is happening in Japan where a nuclear disaster took place on March 11, 2011.  Documented by researchers from Read More...

After the nuclear disaster, Fu

After the nuclear disaster, Fukushima is being transformed into a clean energy hub

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Japan’s northeastern prefecture of Fukushima is recovering awesomely from the nuclear disaster that struck in 2011. The disaster, which was triggered by an earthquake, wreaked havoc on the energy hub and created toxic conditions in the wider area. But, Read More...