Fukushima, which has put a large swath of Japan off limits to human habitation, is a crisis that never ends, and whose remediation cost has reached war level. Everytime one of these things goes bad, it is a staggering disaster.
Japan: Fukushima Clean-up Will Cost $58 Billion
Agence France-Presse (France)/The Raw Story
Here is the antipode to Fukushima. This is not a perfect solution perhaps because of its pristine location, but it is a far better future than carbon or nuclear energy.
Mojave Mirrors: World's Largest Solar Energy Ready to Shine
JOSIE GARTHWAITE – National Geographic