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Questions for Discussion


1)   What factors do you think were responsible for the crisis at Fukushima? How might the disaster have been avoided?


2)   How did Japanese people feel about nuclear power before the Fukushima accident? How do you think most people feel now?


3)   How would you assess the response on the part of TEPCO and the Japanese government following the disaster at Fukushima Dai-Ichi?


4)   Assuming that nuclear power will continue to be used in Japan, how can future accidents like Fukushima be avoided?


5)   What are the pros and cons of nuclear power?


6)   Given that global warming is a serious problem facing the planet, does nuclear power present an acceptable option, despite the risks associated with it?


7)   What other energy options are available to Japan besides nuclear power? What are the pros and cons of each?


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