In his latest Forbes' blog. At the end he poses the choices as:
"The question is: what do you care about most? The planet’s survival, economic survival, or the fear of radiation? Japan has a choice to make."
Their nuclear power issue isn't simply the "fear of radiation". They still have three cores to clean-up. They still have no high level waste disposal site. They still sit on a geologically active area, it shouldn't be unexpected that another Fukushima-like event will occur in the next 40 years.
Japan has a choice to make, but it's much more complex than Conca's framing of it.