Nobel Winner: “Abandon Nuclear Power”

Posted by Trish Riley, September 6, 2011


Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe urged Japan’s new prime minister on Tuesday 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.

via Kenzaburo Oe, Nobel Winner Urges Japan To Abandon Nuclear Power.