Feldheim: A hamlet swept by the winds of change
Does the German village hold the key to a nuclear-free future? Tony Paterson reports from a backwater at the heart of a global debate
Feldheim has become a mecca for European mayors and town planners keen to develop their own green technologies. And, since Fukushima, it has also pulled in planners, investors and environment correspondents from Japan. The hamlet has a resident population of only 148 people, but it attracted 3,000 visitors last year alone and more than half of them came from Japan. “Even more than the Germans, we are frantically searching for alternatives to nuclear power,” said Keiko Iizuka, a Japanese journalist who was visiting Feldheim last week.
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