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Post-Fukushima Japan: The continuing nuclear controversy

Fam, Shun Deng; Xiong, Jieru; Xiong, Gordon; Yong, Ding; Ng, Daniel

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The Fukushima disaster was a wake-up call for the nuclear industry as well as a shocking revelation of the inner workings of the Japanese power sector. The political fallout from the event was far-reaching, pushing governments into abandoning nuclear expansion, turning instead to fossil fuels and renewable energy alternatives. While the move away from nuclear energy was deemed a move critical to political survival in Europe, we find that political candidates running on anti-nuclear platforms...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65894
Source: Energy Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2014.01.014

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