Energy-Short Japan Eyes Renewable Future

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At Tokyo’s Meiji Gakuin University, professor Keiko Tanaka has been teaching classes with half as much lighting as usual and with less reliance on computers and other electricity-hogging tools. She now often gets out her chalk and eraser to use the blackboard.

But with tsunami-torn Japan’s electricity system struggling, she wonders whether her fellow citizens will commit to the level of energy savings the nation needs…

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