As public interest in nuclear-power issues soared following the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, there has been a push to get more people involved in discussing alternate energy solutions.

The Global Conference for a Nuclear Power Free World in Yokohama this weekend will be open to the general public and will feature events organized by Japan-based NGOs such as Peace Boat, the Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies, Green Action and the Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center.

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