Secretary-general of the House of Councilors Seko "Considering the construction of a new nuclear power plant for decarbonization" October 27, 15:19

Regarding the government's policy of aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero as a whole by 2050, the LDP Secretary-General Hiroshige Seko said that in order to realize it, in addition to restarting the nuclear power plant, consideration of new construction Recognized that it will also be important.

Toward the realization of a carbon-free society, Prime Minister Suga stated in his statement on the 26th that "by 2050, greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced to zero as a whole."

At a press conference, the secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, Hiroshige Seko, who was the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, said, "It is a very ambitious goal, and I think there are many difficulties in achieving it. Establishing technologies such as the utilization of hydrogen. It is necessary. "

On top of that, "As a matter of fact, nuclear power is the power source that can supply a large amount of energy without emitting carbon dioxide. We will restart the nuclear power plant with the utmost consideration for safety, and consider building a new nuclear power plant that incorporates new technology. Isn't it important to proceed with this? "