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Fukushima’s Diplomatic Fallout, 7 Years After the Nuclear Disaster
March 14, 2018

Fukushima’s Diplomatic Fallout, 7 Years After the Nuclear Disaster

By Daniel Hurst
Japan faces questions from abroad about its handling of the lingering aftereffects of the triple disaster.

Japan’s Nuclear Disaster, Five Years On
March 11, 2016

Japan’s Nuclear Disaster, Five Years On

By Tadateru Konoé
Are we prepared for the unthinkable?
TEPCO Prosecution: A Sign That Japan’s Nuclear Industry Is in Free Fall
March 04, 2016

TEPCO Prosecution: A Sign That Japan’s Nuclear Industry Is in Free Fall

By Shaun Burnie
The criminal prosecution of TEPCO is another step in the process to end nuclear power in Japan.

3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
March 01, 2016

3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

By Mina Pollmann
Nearly five years after the Fukushima meltdown, three executives have been indicted for the disaster.

South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Future
February 23, 2016

South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Future

By Toby Dalton and Minkyeong Cha
The government has some work to do if it wants to win local support for nuclear power in the future.

The Repercussions of South Korea’s Pro-Nuclear Energy Policy
October 08, 2015

The Repercussions of South Korea’s Pro-Nuclear Energy Policy

By Se Young Jang
A long-term policy is running into increasing domestic opposition.

Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
April 27, 2015

Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?

By Mina Pollmann
A man claims he landed the drone on Abe's office roof to protest plans to restart nuclear power plants.
4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness
March 18, 2015

4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness

By Mina Pollmann
While hosting a UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Japan shares hard lessons from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Japan Sweats Its Energy Grid
July 15, 2014

Japan Sweats Its Energy Grid

By Clint Richards
A grid built around nuclear power is destined to be perpetually pushed to its limit.

Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
February 21, 2014

Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises

By J.T. Quigley and Angela Erika Kubo
Our Tokyo editors discuss hardships faced by Fukushima's 136,000 displaced residents and more in this week's podcast.

Lessons from Japan for India on Nuclear Energy
December 13, 2013

Lessons from Japan for India on Nuclear Energy

By Kabir Taneja
Fukushima has given energy-hungry India pause. Are its nuclear safety standards up to scratch?
Rice From Inside Fukushima 30-Kilometer Zone Delivered to Emperor
November 28, 2013

Rice From Inside Fukushima 30-Kilometer Zone Delivered to Emperor

By J.T. Quigley
Rice from Hirono, Fukushima prefecture, will be served at dining halls and imperial residences.

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