Junichiro Koizumi Quotes

There is nothing more costly than nuclear power.

 
Context
Corporations in the nuclear business argue that Nuclear power is less expensive than otehr forns of ower that are in common use. However, when a nation adds the huge cost of maintianing a scientific infrastructure to inspect and regulate the nuclear power plants, and the costof establishing the contingency capability of popularion evacuation and containment when there is a nuclear accident, and then the cost of safely stopring and containing the spent but deadly radioactive fuel, the incredibly high cost of insurance, then it is clear that nuclear power is the most expensive form of power. However, some countries do it better than others with France being the only country at the beginning of the 21st century that operated nuclear power safely and efficiently. The United States, Russia and Japan had huge costs
Citations

Junichiro Koizumi, Interview with Motoko Rich, The New York Times, Jabuary 1, 2017

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Junichiro Koizumi
Junichiro Koizumi
  • Born: January 8, 1942
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Profession: Prime Minister

Junichiro Koizumi is a Japanese politician, who was the 56th Prime Minister of Japan from 2001 to 2006. He retired from politics when his term in parliament ended in 2009, and is the sixth longest serving PM in Japanese history.