The GREEN Program: Japan - Disaster Mitigation and Nuclear to Renewable Transitions

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Fukushima, Japan was hit by Tōhoku's 9.0 magnitude earthquake in addition to a massive tsunami with waves more than 10 meters high. As a result, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant led to three nuclear meltdowns, hydrogen-air chemical explos... read more

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A student studying abroad with The GREEN Program: Japan - Disaster Mitigation and Nuclear to Renewable Transitions
Japan is a place that I had always wanted to go to, but always seemed out of reach, due to its distance from the Bahamas and the US. When I saw this program was being offered, I couldn't help but sign up, as it represented the culmination of my academic and personal goals and desires. Japan is the wonderful country I always thou... - North Carolina State University / NC State View Entire Review
I have always been quiet and timid, but when you're dropped into a foreign country with 12 strangers you might find yourself opening up a little bit! I learned to open up and socialize a lot better. At the end of the trip I was still relatively quiet, but I gained some friendships that I will hold onto forever. Also, the Jap... - University of North Texas View Entire Review
I learned how difficult but beneficial it is to implement renewable energy technologies into a country. I also learned that collaboration with fellow classmates is essential to being successful and accomplishing tasks. - Pennsylvania State University - University Park / Penn State View Entire Review
I gained insight about nuclear energy, the damage that was done during the Fukushima incident, and the efforts that have been made to clean-up the remains from the incident. I also gained an appreciation for Japanese culture and their lifestyle. This program was absolutely worthwhile and I would strongly recommend this program. - McMaster University View Entire Review
I gained a new perspective of The World, Japan, and especially Fukushima. I learned how working together with a common goal in mind can unite people across the globe for a good cause. - Montana State University - Bozeman View Entire Review
February 02, 2018 Life Changing!
I gained not only an entirely new perspective but also ideas, habits, and concepts that I continue to incorporate into my everyday and professional life. - Fordham University View Entire Review

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Fukushima, Japan was hit by Tōhoku's 9.0 magnitude earthquake in addition to a massive tsunami with waves more than 10 meters high. As a result, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant led to three nuclear meltdowns, hydrogen-air chemical explosions, and the release of radioactive material. Leaving more than 160,000 refugees displace from their homes, the effects of Fukushima Daiichi sent waves of concern across the international nuclear industry. Classified as a Level 7 event by the International Nuclear Event Scale, this event was home to one of the world’s largest nuclear disasters. Nearly three years after the accident, the province of Fukushima has pledged to be sourced by 100% renewable sources by 2040. Today, Fukushima is making strides toward accomplishing this renewable future through solar and off-shore wind initiatives. With a government that remains pro-nuclear, Fukushima's Climate and Energy Department of the World Future Council hopes to set an example for other regions in Japan to follow. Join The GREEN Program as we explore origins of this historic nuclear disaster and discover Fukushima’s newest frontiers as they take on a renewable energy future.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Environmental Studies
  • Sustainability Studies
Year Founded:
2017
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