Japan Aims For A Nuclear Power-Free Society [Headlines]

Japan Aims For A Nuclear Power-Free Society [Headlines]

Japan's leaders are pushing towards eliminating the reliance on nuclear power, especially after the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi plant last March.

Valentina Park
  • 14 july 2011

Naoto Kan, Japan’s prime minister, has called on the country to gradually eliminate its reliance on nuclear power, in his strongest statement on atomic energy since the March tsunami sparked a crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. “Our nation should aim to become a society that can manage fine without nuclear power,” Mr Kan said on Wednesday. Financial Times

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