Tokyo, in its bid to go green, needs to depend on nuclear energy for the time being to achieve its aims, and now is the time for the government to face this issue.
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The country has pushed ahead with electric vehicles and renewable energy, leaving others struggling to catch up.
Involving think tanks and holding 10-year evaluations, the country will be better equipped to face disasters and pandemics in the future.
Beijing is effectively using its technology to ink construction and hardware deals around the world, enhancing its global status as a nuclear power.
The time has come for the nation to show a clear stance on nuclear energy while assessing its possible value.