Who Needs Nukes? Japan Plans a Massive Shift to Solar Power

Japanese officials are set to unveil a new "Sunrise Plan" tomorrow, requiring all new buildings to be covered by solar panels by 2030.

The Japanese public is less enthusiastic about nuclear power these days. Responding to the Fukushima crisis and public concerns earlier this month, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan declared the nation's plans for nuclear power expansion officially dead.

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