Japan turned off the last of its 50 nuclear reactors over the weekend. The industry and many government officials want to rebuild confidence after the Fukishima disaster. The U.S. took a hard look at its own safety issues after Fukishima.
This Sunday will mark the one year anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. While the country continues the physical clean up in many areas outside the 12-mile exclusion zone, it’s the psychological toll that may have the most lasting effects on Japanese society. People throughout
Sunday marks the one year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that caused a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant. The Japanese people are still recovering from the disaster. Norma Field, professor of Japanese studies at the University of Chicago, tells
On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami caused a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant. A year later, some lessons have been learned. According to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), the U.S.
Because of the growing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima power plant, we’ve spent the past week discussing nuclear energy around the globe. Today we conclude with a look at Africa. Many African nations have long struggled to find reliable energy sources.
This week on Worldview we’re taking a look at nuclear power around the world. Today's focus is on Brazil. Brazil’s nuclear energy program was in part inspired by American efforts to promote peaceful uses of nuclear science.