Finally, some encouraging news.
Justin McCurry l The Guardian 30 July 2012
Anti-nuclear campaigners in Japan have launched the country's first green party, more than a year after the triple meltdown at FukushimaDaiichi power plant created a groundswell of opposition to atomicenergy.
Greens Japan, created by local politicians and activists, hopes to satisfy the legal requirements to become an officially recognised political party in time for the general election, which must be held by next summer but could come much earlier.
The party said it would offer voters a viable alternative to the two main parties, both of which have retained their support for nuclear power, particularly after the recent decision to restart two nuclear reactors in western Japan.
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