Keywords: nuclear policy, low carbon society, Hokkaido Toyako summit, nuclear power, nuclear energy, Japan, energy self-sufficiency
Energy and nuclear policies towards a low-carbon society: beyond the Hokkaido Toyako summit
The current situation all over the world regarding nuclear power generation is certainly in a renaissance. It is because nuclear power provides advantages in terms of security, economic efficiency and environmental friendliness. What is even more serious is that Japan has extremely low self-sufficiency in energy. Therefore, nuclear power plays an important role to overcome these challenges.