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Regaining Trust in Japan

David Wagner | Posted 12.06.2011 | World
David Wagner

Here is my plan in Japan: Organize mothers throughout the country to go with government officials to measure food stuffs together. Seeing is believing. If mothers give the green light, then this can be an important part of the trust rebuilding process.

Nuclear Agency Urged To Review Spent Fuel Pools

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission should take immediate steps to improve the safety of pools containing radioactive waste stored at...

Will a Failed Solar Loan Guarantee Help Kill New Nukes?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

The Solyndra story is actually a great tragedy for the American economy. But its core problem was simple: China now sells solar panels 30-40% cheaper than the ones made in the USA.

PHOTOS: Hula Dancers Reopen Popular Hawaiian-Themed Spa Near Fukushima

Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel

In a sartorial departure from the Hazmat suits, a group of Japanese Hula dancers dawned grass skirts and headdresses over the weekend to preside over ...

Simple Solutions for Planet Earth and Humanity

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

This is my 100th posting in the Huffington Post. I've had a couple of retrospective articles, as for example at the end of 2008 with "Simple Solution...

Japan To Earthquake Evacuees: Welcome Home

AP | By ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

TOKYO -- Japan lifted some evacuation advisories around the tsunami-devastated Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant Friday to reassure tens of thousands o...

'Green News Report' - September 29, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate c...

'Green News Report' - September 27, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Governmen...

'Green News Report' - September 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S VERY SCARY RADIO REPORT...

Deadly Typhoon Leaves Japan; Nuclear Plant Intact

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

TOKYO -- The second major typhoon in a month made its way out of Japan on Thursday after triggering landslides and floods that left at least 16 people...

IAEA Endorses Post-Fukushima Nuke Safety Plan

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

VIENNA -- Members of the 151-nation International Atomic Energy Agency have endorsed a post-Fukushima nuclear safety plan but the IAEA chief says it w...

'Green News Report' - September 20 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The Presi...

U.N. Agency Lowers Projected Growth Of Nuke Power

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green

VIENNA -- The U.N. nuclear agency says it now expects nuclear power to grow more slowly than before the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Hans Holger Rogne...

U.N. Nuclear Agency Adopts Post-Fukushima Safety Plan

AP | By GEORGE JAHN | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green

VIENNA -- A 35-nation meeting of the U.N. nuclear agency on Tuesday adopted a post-Fukushima nuclear safety plan – despite gripes by influential...

Japan's New PM: Nation Should Aim To Reduce Nuclear Power

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green

TOKYO -- Japan's new prime minister has promised to restart nuclear plants following safety checks ordered after the crisis at the tsunami-damaged Fuk...

Japan's Trade Minister Leaves Over Nuclear Crisis Gaffe

AP | By TOMOKO A. HOSAKA | Posted 11.10.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Japan's new trade minister resigned Saturday over a remark seen as insensitive to nuclear evacuees, dealing a blow to a government that took ...

Anish Kapoor's Mobile Concert Hall In Japan

Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts

At once sculptor, architect, and magician, Anish Kapoor brings mythical significance to a physical site with a mobile concert hall honoring the region...

'Green News Report' - September 6, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Texas is ...

Star Power for Humanity

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

Japan is in deep trouble. They are on their way to abandoning nuclear fission, and have meager solar, wind and biomass potential.

Lynne Peeples

Dirty Rock: Alec Baldwin Knocks Nuclear Power, Calls Reactors 'Filthy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

Hard hit by the shaking ground and surging waters, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station suffered catastrophic equipment failures, nuclear meltd...

'Green News Report' - September 1, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fox 'News'...

Japan Farmer: 'It's My Responsibility' To Stay In Nuclear Zone

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

TOMIOKA, Japan — Vines creep across Tomioka's empty streets, its prim gardens overgrown with waist-high weeds and meadow flowers. Dead cows rot ...

'Green News Report' - August 30, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hurricane...

'Green News Report' - August 25, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bracing f...

All Shook Up on the East Coast

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

We just had an East Coast quake of 5.8 and these plants are designed to withstand quakes of a mere few tenths magnitude larger. Is that a safe margin?