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From Japanese bubble to Chinese time bomb

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Public Alternatives
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Interview with Walden Bello
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Photo credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/sama093/How did the Asian financial crisis in 1997-1998 differ to the one that broke in the US and Europe in 2008?... Leer más

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View of Shanghai Pearl Tower

View of Shanghai Pearl Tower
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“The Japanese population won’t accept it any longer”

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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Interview with Satoko Kishimoto
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Gosse van der Leij
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Is everything under control? What about the population of Fukushima? How does the disaster influence the nuclear power debate in Japan? We asked Satoko Kishimoto, a Japanese climate activist who works for the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam: “People no longer believe what the government tells them. They now measure radiation levels themselves, search for alternative sources of information... Leer más

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Japan’s role in global water: big choice ahead

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Democratic Public Services
Public Public Partnerships
Public Public Partnerships
Water Justice
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Water Justice
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Water Justice report from World Water Week Day 5
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For a number of reasons I was eager to get a chance to talk with the representatives of the Japanese development aid agency JICA attending Stockholm Water Week. JICA has for several decades funded and facilitated technical assistance and training programs that connect Japanese public water companies with partner utilities in Asia and Africa. While the terms were not used, these not-for-profit... Leer más

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Nukes and India

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Renewables
Energy Democracy
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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On the wrong side of history?
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Eight weeks into the Fukushima disaster—which coincides with the 25th anniversary of the world's worst-ever industrial accident, at Chernobyl—it is clear the world is moving away from nuclear power and embracing renewable energy as never before. The number of nuclear reactors in the world has fallen to 437 from its 2002 peak (444). Nuclear electricity generation has annually declined by 2... Leer más

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A test for India’s foreign policy

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'Green Economy'
'Green Economy'
Renewables
'Green Economy'
Energy Democracy
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Have our rulers decided to place India on the wrong side of history and arrest her social progress? Going by their policy of forcibly promoting nuclear power regardless of its hazards, environmental damage potential, high economic and social costs, and unpopularity, that seems to be the case.... Leer más

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South Asia's misplaced confidence in nuclear technology

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Renewables
Energy Democracy
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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The March earthquake and tsunami in Japan have already claimed more than 10,000 lives, and some 17,500 people are still missing.... Leer más

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Learning from Fukushima: India must put nuclear power on hold

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Renewables
Energy Democracy
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Lessons from Fukushima

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Renewables
Energy Democracy
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Mohammed El-Baradei, then the International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General, was categorical: “We cannot afford another accident.” He was commenting on a nuclear mishap at a seven-reactor plant at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa, the world’s largest nuclear power station, which released 1,200 litres of radioactive water, following an earthquake in Japan in July 2007. ... Leer más

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Learning from Disaster? After Sendai

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Nuclear weapons
Renewables
Energy Democracy
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War & Pacification
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Article
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After atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki there was in the West, especially the United States, a short triumphal moment, crediting American science and military prowess with bringing victory over Japan and the avoidance of what was anticipated at the time to be a long and bloody conquest of the Japanese homeland. This official narrative of the devastating attacks on these... Leer más

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Indian anti-nuclear group demands moratorium on new reactor construction

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Renewables
Energy Democracy
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Update: See the CNDP's most recent press release (28 March 2011): The Nuclear Crisis in Japan: a Wake-Up Call for India... Leer más

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