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Opinion

Japan should use nuclear wind-down to fund decarbonization

How to bring "sampo yoshi" to energy policy

| Japan
Kansai Electric Power's Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture: decarbonization will go faster if Japan uses its existing plants.   © Kyodo/Reuters

Yuji Aoki is an energy engineer and student at Tokyo University of Science; Robert Feldman is a professor at Tokyo University of Science

Japan has joined the global drive toward decarbonization.

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