Solana Larsen · March, 2011

Latest posts by Solana Larsen from March, 2011

Japan: Citizen Videos of the Earthquake

  17 March 2011

Citizen videos recorded Friday, March 11 during the earthquake and tsunami that caused mass devastation in many parts of Japan are all over YouTube. Among the many shared online, here are just a few.

Japan: “Why do we need nuclear power?”

  13 March 2011

Debates over the risks and benefits of nuclear power plants have sparked worldwide, since an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan on Friday, 11 March causing widespread fear that the nuclear reactors of at least two power plants near Fukushima may be at risk of melt down.

Japan: Fear in Fukushima

  12 March 2011

The day after a 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, an explosion at Fukushima Daiichi power plant, 150 miles north of Tokyo, is causing both fear and confusion on Twitter about what may happen next.