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No nukes are good nukes: former Japanese PM’s advice to Ireland via thejournal.ie

THE JAPANESE LEADER who was in charge of pick up the pieces after the Fukushima reactor disaster has warned Ireland against following in his country’s nuclear footsteps.
Former prime minister Naoto Kan today told a panel of Irish energy-industry heavy hitters that nuclear power should be consigned to the history books within a few generations.
“I think, before the end of this century, nuclear power plants are going to go away from the surface of the globe,” he said through an interpreter.
“We should not think any more about (nuclear disasters) not happening, but when they happen how many people will suffer.”
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A 2013 TheJounal.ie poll revealed 45% of readers were against Ireland considering nuclear power, while 34% liked the idea.

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