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Sweden – growing opposition to nuclear energy

Swedish opposition to nuclear energy on the up The Local 28 Apr 12   Swedes have become more negative towards nuclear power in the year since Japan’s nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima, a new survey by the SOM institute at Gothenburg University has shown.

According to the survey, 44 percent of Swedes are in favour of phasing out nuclear power either immediately or after current nuclear power stations have completed their lifespan.

The proportion in favour of expanding nuclear power resources in Sweden or replacing existing ones amounted to 35 percent. The survey interviewed 1,500 people during the autumn of 2011 with the full results expected in June 2012. The Swedish public has long been deeply divided regarding the nuclear power issue…. http://www.thelocal.se/40532/20120428/

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April 30, 2012 - Posted by | opposition to nuclear, Sweden

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