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April 10, 2012

Professor David E. Weinstein weighs in on Japan's nuclear power issue in Reuters Japan article

In a Reuters Japan article, Professor David E. Weinstein weighs in on Japan's nuclear power issue, urging Japanese to examine the health hazards caused by fossil fuels before abandoning nuclear power


In a Reuters Japan article, "Before Halting Nuclear Power, Japan Should Examine Health Hazards Caused by Fossil Fuels," Professor David E. Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy at Columbia University and CJEB's Associate Director for Research, discusses Japan's energy situation and the intense debate over nuclear power following the earthquake, tsunami and subsequent disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in March 2011.