04 Apr '11, 7pm

Learning from Fukushima 2011: The originator of the Gaia hypothesis which maintains that the Earth is a living s...

I am putting this in simplistic and even facetious terms, but you get the drift. I highly recommend James Lovelock’s book The Vanishing Face of Gaia. It is visionary, realistic - and sobering. At a cafe in Tokyo, as young men and women chatted and laughed around us (belying an undercurrent of concern as the population gets a crash course on the arcane details of radioactivity), I met with Yu Tanaka, one of Japan’s lonely breed of anti-nuclear activists. He spoke of the entrenched nuclear power industry in Japan – a cosy club of big corporations (power utilities and construction), bureaucracy, politicians and the media. Later, I met with Mr Tetsuo Saito, a physicist and PhD holder from Princeton University who has been minister of environment and now sits in the opposition.

Full article: http://blogs.straitstimes.com/2011/4/4/learning-from-fuku...

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By @dk - April Fools 2011

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Join us at The White Party 2011 and I don't mean the #butwhy clan!

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blog.dk.sg 07 Apr '11, 6am

The Ultimate Start-up Space is back for the 2nd year! And this time, it’s bigger. The winning business idea will get a 1,4...

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We are against capital punishment - The Death Penalty in Singapore: Joint Statement by Think Centre and Singapore anti-Dea...