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Prime Minister Fumio Kishida appeared to be looking at the restart of nuclear power reactors in the country as his government launched a "green transformation" panel on Wednesday for the fight against climate change.

The establishment of the new panel is believed to be a strategic move toward actively using nuclear energy again by reversing the trend away from nuclear energy following the March 2011 meltdown accident at Tokyo Electric Power's Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

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