He says “The twentieth-century type of civilization is now denied and reset owing to those disasters, creating a good chance for new technologies and systems to be put in the world.
原発などの発電設備があるから、新しい発電技術はコストや将来性の見地から実用性に薄く、開発するだけの価値がないとみなされてきた。 New power generation technologies were considered too short in practical use to be developed because sufficient energy supply was guaranteed by exhisting nuclear plants.
Now those technologies have made their way. It is wonderful.
Lens windmill, power generation by collecting microwaves in the air, and ocean current power generation. Although there is a long way to go, but we need to take each step along the way for our kids, grandkids, and great grandkids.