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OPINION: UK's Civil Nuclear Obsession Has Military Roots
Ahead of Taiwan's referendum on its nuclear program, the UK provides an abject lesson in nuclear policy making.
2018/07/23 | Abby Huang
Taiwan's Electricity Shortage and the 'Demand Response' Solution
Taiwan’s daily electricity consumption in May repeatedly hit record highs. Could power be in short supply this summer? Who is sucking up all the power, and could new initiatives encourage them to cough it back up?
2018/06/15 | Mongabay
Ever Heard of Thorium? It's the Nuclear Fuel Even Indonesia Is Considering
A little known yet arguably safer and more plentiful nuclear fuel, thorium, is making a comeback in traditionally anti-nuclear Indonesia.
Taiwan Struggles amid Impending Electricity Shortage
Politically inconvenient choices define the search for more power as AC units switch on for the summer and Taiwan's renewable push struggles to make headway.
2018/02/14 | Brian Hioe
Did Taiwan's Anti-Nuclear Movement Fizzle Out?
Nuclear power is coming back to Taiwan, but an anti-nuclear movement that once rallied more than 100,000 protesters is nowhere to be seen.
2017/10/24 | Tim Ferry
Operating on the Edge: Huge Pressure on Taiwan's Power Supply
Concern is growing as to whether Taiwan can meet its objectives to both eliminate nuclear power and greatly cut carbon emissions by 2025. The reliance on nuclear has already fallen sharply, as several reactors that had to be temporarily shut down have not been brought back online. In the meantime, increased generation from coal-fired plants is taking up most of the slack. Due to regulatory and environmental obstacles, solar and wind projects are behind schedule.
Will the Silent Comeback of Coal Threaten Japan’s Climate Goals?
Japan’s energy debate demonstrates that phasing out coal from the electricity mix and replacing it with renewable alternatives can be a political challenge.   
2017/01/11 | The Japan Times
Japan's Energy Policy Needs Overhaul
The government’s long-standing claim to the cost advantage of nuclear power over other energy sources must be reassessed and the energy policy should be reviewed.
2016/12/23 | The Japan Times
Review the Failure of Japan's Monju Project
The Japanese government should conduct a thorough examination of why the Monju project ended in failure and hold open discussion on whether the nuclear fuel cycle is still a feasible option for the country.
2016/11/17 | The Japan Times
A Questionable Nuclear Deal Between Japan and India
Doubts persist though the accord says the cooperation will be restricted to peaceful purposes.
2015/12/16 | Shih Yuan
Nobel Prize Laurate Suggests Taiwan to Levy Carbon Tax and Eliminate Nuclear Power
Lee Yuan-tseh says that Taiwan hasn't done much for carbon reduction, and levying carbon tax would be a feasible method. He believes in five years, the cost of solar power will be cheaper than coal or nuclear power.
2015/09/22 | TNL 編輯
Tsai Ing-wen's Energy Policy for Taiwan
Tsai says that she hopes the KMT can face the facts and do not ignore the real calculation of the cost of nuclear power just to advocate the energy source. The KMT should note how much risk nuclear disaster might bring to the Taiwanese society because these are all unbearable for Taipower itself.