Citizens' Nuclear Information Center Blog

The US controversy over the possible adoption of “no-first-use” nuclear weapons policy — What is Japan’s involvement?

About the beginning of July 2016, the media began to report that the Obama administration is weighing the adoption of a “no-first-use” policy of nuclear weapons, which would limit the use of nuclear arsenals...

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Cabinet decides to scrap Monju At a meeting on 21 September, the Cabinet decided to decomission the Monju fast breeder reactor. The Chief Cabinet Secretary announced at the end of the meeting that an...

Evaluating the Safety of Japan’s Nuclear Power Plants The ‘Mokkai’ Accident Investigation Committee and Nuclear Power Safety Evaluation Project

Worldwide there are currently 442 nuclear reactors operating in 30 countries. While other countries have no intention of competing with each other in this field, Japan’s government stands apart by declaring its regulatory standards...