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Japan’s Nuclear Disaster, Five Years On
March 11, 2016
Japan’s Nuclear Disaster, Five Years On
Are we prepared for the unthinkable?
Japan’s Nuclear Disaster, Five Years On
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
The criminal prosecution of TEPCO is another step in the process to end nuclear power in Japan.
TEPCO Prosecution: A Sign That Japan’s Nuclear Industry Is in Free Fall
3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
March 01, 2016
3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
Nearly five years after the Fukushima meltdown, three executives have been indicted for the disaster.
3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Future
February 23, 2016
South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Future
The government has some work to do if it wants to win local support for nuclear power in the future.
South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Future
The Repercussions of South Korea’s Pro-Nuclear Energy Policy
October 08, 2015
The Repercussions of South Korea’s Pro-Nuclear Energy Policy
A long-term policy is running into increasing domestic opposition.
The Repercussions of South Korea’s Pro-Nuclear Energy Policy
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
April 27, 2015
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
A man claims he landed the drone on Abe's office roof to protest plans to restart nuclear power plants.
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
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
While hosting a UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Japan shares hard lessons from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness
Japan Sweats Its Energy Grid
July 15, 2014
Japan Sweats Its Energy Grid
A grid built around nuclear power is destined to be perpetually pushed to its limit.
Japan Sweats Its Energy Grid
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
February 21, 2014
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
Our Tokyo editors discuss hardships faced by Fukushima's 136,000 displaced residents and more in this week's podcast.
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
Lessons from Japan for India on Nuclear Energy
December 13, 2013
Lessons from Japan for India on Nuclear Energy
Fukushima has given energy-hungry India pause. Are its nuclear safety standards up to scratch?
Lessons from Japan for India on Nuclear Energy
Rice From Inside Fukushima 30-Kilometer Zone Delivered to Emperor
November 28, 2013
Rice From Inside Fukushima 30-Kilometer Zone Delivered to Emperor
Rice from Hirono, Fukushima prefecture, will be served at dining halls and imperial residences.
Rice From Inside Fukushima 30-Kilometer Zone Delivered to Emperor
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