With Fukushima offline, Japan’s in the midst of a serious energy crunch. To help turn down the juice suckage, the government is pushing Japanese salarymen to dress down. Way down. Cool (as in temperature, and nothing else) Hawaiian shirts: in!
A second earthquake—magnitude 7.4—has hit northeastern Japan, prompting a tsunami warning. The quake, strong enough to move buildings in Tokyo, hit 125km north of the devastated Fukushima plant, where officials are now checking for further damage. [BBC]
This reporter films his journey into the evacuation zone around Japan’s troubled Fukushima nuclear plant. Normally crowded streets are empty but for a pack of dogs and a few flat-bed trucks carrying unknown cargo. A Geiger counter measures extremely high radiation.