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The Japanese oppose the use of nuclear power plants

04.03.2021 173 просмотров

Half of the inhabitants of Japan are in favor of reducing the number of nuclear power plants in the country.


At least 50% of the inhabitants of Japan are in favor of reducing the number of nuclear power plants in the country. This is evidenced by the results of the survey published on Tuesday by the NHK television channel, conducted on the occasion of the approaching tenth anniversary of the accident at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant.


Thus, according to the survey, half of the respondents from the whole country were in favor of reducing the number of nuclear power plants, while 48% of the respondents living in the prefecture took this position Fukushima. Only 3% of respondents nationwide and 1% in Fukushima Prefecture were in favor of increasing the number of nuclear reactors in Japan. A more radical phase-out of nuclear power plants was supported by 17% of respondents nationwide and 24% of those polled in Fukushima Prefecture.


Concerning the topic of shutdown reactors at national NPPs, 16% of respondents were in favor of the resumption of their work, and 39% against. Among residents of Fukushima Prefecture, these figures were at 14% and 48%, respectively. At the same time, 44% of those surveyed nationwide and 36% of those surveyed in Fukushima prefecture could not decide on an answer to this question.


The Japanese public television survey, conducted between November and December last year, involved 3,140 people over the age of 16 across the country.

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