It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off Japan's Bonin Islands but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said.
Japan is marking the anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18 000 people dead or missing and led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant.
One million people have evacuated as small tsunamis hit after an 8.3-magnitude quake in northern Chile left 10 dead.
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea with tsunami waves possible along the coast, seismologists say.
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, US seismologists say, with ‘hazardous’ tsunami waves possible in areas near the epicentre.
Indonesian search and rescue teams have plucked stranded residents from remote islands and pushed into isolated communities still desperate for aid in the aftermath of a volcano-triggered tsunami that killed more than 400.
Indonesian rescuers have raced to find survivors after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves.
An Indonesian scientist had warned of a quake and tsunami occurring in the area hard-hit by last month's disasters; the government had even mapped areas at risk of liquefaction in which soft ground turns to mud.
Desperation has exploded into anger in the town closest to the epicentre of the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit parts of Sulawesi island four days ago, with residents begging Indonesia's president to help them.
After a tsunami hit Japan in 2011, hundreds of aquatic species migrated across the ocean to the US by hitching rides on debris that acted as rafts, researchers say.
Japan's disaster reconstruction minister has resigned over his remark that "it was good" that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to Tokyo.
Residents in coastal areas of New Zealand fled through the night after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck just after midnight, triggering a potentially destructive tsunami.
A Japanese farmer says she urged Fukushima power plant executives to implement anti-tsunami measures to mitigate the threat of a major crisis, years before the 2011 catastrophe occurred.
School children have been evacuated to higher ground on some islands and buildings swayed in Taipei after a strong earthquake struck in seas east of Taiwan and south of Okinawa, Japan.
Forty countries lying along the Pacific Ocean from Asia to the Americas are putting their tsunami early warning systems and escape drills to the test this week.
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