Facing the Fallout: renewable energy in a post Fukushima world - Naoto Kan
Sunday, 24 August 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (AWST)
San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
Mr Naoto Kan was the Prime Minister of Japan when disaster struck. Following the worst known earthquake and tsunami in the nations history, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear reactors went into meltdown.
Faced with the decision to evacuate Tokyo city Mr Kan has re-evaluated his support for nuclear power. Mr Kan is touring Australia to share his reflections on Fukushima, global energy security, the need to embrace renewable energy and Australia’s role in the continuing Fukushima crisis.
When & Where
Conservation Council of WA
Conservation Council of WA is the States peak environment group together with the Australian Conservation Foundation, the Public Health Association of Australia, Peace Boat Japan, Environment Centre NT, Keep Queensland Nuclear Free, Electrical Trade Union and the Australian Manfacturers Workers Union have invited Mr Kan to tour Australia.