Category Archives: Japan

Bottom Feeders

This week saw two announcements related to extract of resources from the Oceans. Firstly the Japanese announced they had successfully tapped into Methane Clathrates deposits and that they had successfully drawn off some of the trapped methane.  For those of … Continue reading

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How the “greenest government ever” has conspired with global warming deniers to produce a 2nd dash for Gas

Been mega busy at work, which prevented me from updating this blog. And what a story I missed! A story that was strangely absent from much of the mainstream media. You may recall all those stories a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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Another shotgun wedding for the UK nuclear lobby

I previously commented on the dire straits the UK’s plans for a new generation of reactors is in, due to the collapse of the Horizon deal earlier in the year. I also previously highlighted how it is unlikely any sane … Continue reading

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Japan, a post-Fukushima vision

For several weeks now, Japan has found itself virtually a nuclear free zone. Post-Fukushima, every single one of its nuclear reactors was shut down for some period of time. This naturally caused a significant rise in Japan’s consumption of fossil fuels, … Continue reading

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