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Local Rifts on Display in Japan’s Nuclear Restart
November 05, 2014
Local Rifts on Display in Japan’s Nuclear Restart
Which communities are allowed to decide on reactivation is likely to be a long-term issue.
Local Rifts on Display in Japan’s Nuclear Restart
Yuko Obuchi Resignation and Japan’s Nuclear Strategy
October 21, 2014
Yuko Obuchi Resignation and Japan’s Nuclear Strategy
How her resignation will affect her Cabinet portfolio.
Yuko Obuchi Resignation and Japan’s Nuclear Strategy
Predicting Volcanoes a Risky Game for Japan’s Reactors
October 10, 2014
Predicting Volcanoes a Risky Game for Japan’s Reactors
A catastrophic eruption may not accommodate Kyushu Electric’s five-year removal timeline.
Predicting Volcanoes a Risky Game for Japan’s Reactors
Abe May Issue “Guarantees” for Nuclear Plants
August 20, 2014
Abe May Issue “Guarantees” for Nuclear Plants
A legal restart is complicated by the government’s own guidelines, popular sentiment and poor cleanup.
Abe May Issue “Guarantees” for Nuclear Plants
Why Japan Will Drive Global LNG Growth
August 08, 2014
Why Japan Will Drive Global LNG Growth
There is little reason to expect Japan’s reactors will offset its voracious new appetite for LNG.
Why Japan Will Drive Global LNG Growth
Polls Give Abe a Bump, But Not on Collective Self-Defense
August 05, 2014
Polls Give Abe a Bump, But Not on Collective Self-Defense
Polls indicate dissatisfaction with Abe’s main policies, but lack of opposition probably means no change.
Polls Give Abe a Bump, But Not on Collective Self-Defense
Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts
July 30, 2014
Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts
Fukushima’s long-term problems will make public acceptance of a general nuclear restart difficult.
Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts
Japan’s Reactors Are Holding Trade Underwater
July 28, 2014
Japan’s Reactors Are Holding Trade Underwater
The impact of a non-nuclear Japan will be a significant drag on the economic recovery.
Japan’s Reactors Are Holding Trade Underwater
The First Steps of Japan’s Nuclear Restart
July 16, 2014
The First Steps of Japan’s Nuclear Restart
With regulatory approval imminent, the public has one month to voice concerns and shape the outcome.
The First Steps of Japan’s Nuclear Restart
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