S Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors

S Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors

South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-In vowed today to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors as he seeks to steer Asia’s fourth-largest economy clear of atomic power.

Moon, who swept to power with a landslide election win last month, campaigned on promises to phase out atomic energy and embrace what he says are safer and more environmentally- friendly power sources including solar and wind power.

The Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan sparked by a powerful earthquake in March 2011 sparked widespread public concern in neighbouring South Korea over its own aged atomic plants. Read More…

 

 

 

Credit By: India

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