Friday, September 02, 2011

Yoko Ono says that Japan to Iceland should look like

Friday, September 02, 2011

Tokyo - YOKO Ono has an idea for their disaster scarred country Japan - abandon nuclear energy, renewable energy and tap the geothermal energy under the unstable ground of the volcanic island nation.

Is in Japan the artist and widow of John Lennon for the first time since the March 11 Quake and tsunami triggered a nuclear crisis and the country the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki remembers.

With its new exhibition, which says the hope Street, that she would like to stress that have Japan, is after the second world war and the atomic bombings rebuilt also strengthened from the Quake and Fukushima radiation disaster can emerge.

In an interview, she said 'the Hiroshima and Nagasaki suffered situations, and now Japan' of the AFP. ' Right now it is horrible and of course we have a decision to abolish,' she said Japan's nuclear energy program. "This is not only something that happens it happened to the world after Japan,." We are all together in it, not only Japan. "

As a growing number of Japanese favors makes a shift to renewable energies such as wind, solar and geothermal Ono, which she said that she Tectonically was familiar with unstable land Iceland to another. The Imagine Peace Tower in the vicinity of Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, a memorial to Lennon, who was shot outside her New York apartment in 1980 is one of Ono's projects.

The stone monument - which has carved the words "Put themselves before peace" into in 24 languages - send a column of light into the sky with electricity from Icelandic geothermal power network. Iceland produces more than 80 percent of energy from geothermal energy and hydropower and the warm steam from the Earth used for 90% of domestic and water heater. The land free to fossil by 2050. --AFP

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