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Abolish all nuclear power plants, says Nobel prize-winner

Nobel winner urges Japan to abandon nuclear powerFuel Fix September 6, 2011 TOKYO — Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe urged Japan’s new prime minister today to halt plans to restart nuclear power plants and instead abandon nuclear energy.

Oe cautioned Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda against prioritizing the economy over safety. Noda has said he will allow idled nuclear plants to resume operation when their safety is confirmed.

“The new prime minister seems to think that nuclear power plants are necessary for Japan’s economy, and how to resume their operation is one of his key political agendas,” Oe said. “We must make a big decision to abolish all nuclear plants.”….http://fuelfix.com/blog/2011/09/06/nobel-winner-urges-japan-to-abandon-nuclear-power/

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September 7, 2011 - Posted by | general

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