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Another long, stupefyingly hot summer is looming for Japan just as it shuts down its last operating nuclear power reactor, worsening a squeeze on electricity and adding urgency to calls for a green energy revolution.
On Saturday, the last of the country's 50 usable nuclear reactors will be switched off, completely idling a power source that once supplied a third of Japan's electricity. At a time when temptation to set the air-con to deep freeze is at its greatest, companies and ordinary Japanese will be obliged to economize amid temperatures that can climb above 40C.
Originally posted by Ericthenewbie
Although this is good news and personally, I think you are right ...It may already be too late for such action across the world.
Originally posted by doobydoll
reply to post by Human0815
It only takes one country to start the ball rolling. I hope the rest of the world will follow suit.
Bravo to Japan for being the first nation to demonstrate how much it cares about it's citizens and the planet.
Our planet and all life on it, should be the priority of all nations.