Japans Response to Triple Emergency Earthquake Tsunami & Nuclear Meltdown Discussion


What does Japan’s response to the triple emergency (earthquake, tsunami, nuclear meltdown) on March 11, 2011 and the COVID-19 pandemic tell us about its priorities?

In your response please refer to at least 2 of the following articles:

https://thediplomat.com/2021/03/why-japan-might-not-abandon-nuclear-power/ (Links to an external site.)

https://thediplomat.com/2021/03/japans-road-to-renewables-post-fukushima/ (Links to an external site.)

https://apnews.com/article/tokyo-japan-olympic-games-coronavirus-pandemic-sports-48952a3a614559dbc247aaca317b059a (Links to an external site.)

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/04/23/990133421/japan-declares-3rd-state-of-emergency-3-months-ahead-of-olympics (Links to an external site.)

Fukushima: The nuclear disaster that shook the world – BBC News (Links to an external site.) (optional video)

https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/05/07/japan-coronavirus-olympics-essig-dnt-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-intl/ (Links to an external site.) (optional video)

Please note there is no Perusall reading this week.

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