Fukushima Nuclear Plant
April 16, 2021
Japan Faces Growing Pressure to Rethink Releasing Fukushima’s Wastewater into Ocean
By Thisanka Siripala
July 04, 2013
Fires Demonstrate Danger of Nuclear Power in Asia
Indonesia’s inability to crack down on vested interests bodes poorly for a future nuclear power industry.
November 29, 2012
China's Nuclear Energy Play
A government official claims China will have 41 nuclear power units operating by 2015, with an additional 20 plants being built.
April 03, 2012
Preventing Nuclear Disaster
The IAEA has confirmed almost two dozen incidents of theft or loss of fissile materials. Last week’s nuclear, though, ended with no agreement on enforcement to stop terrorists acquiring them.
March 11, 2012
China’s Nuclear Crossroads
Last year’s nuclear crisis in Fukushima rocked confidence in nuclear power. Will a lack of transparency and safety controls further undercut nuclear prospects in China?
February 16, 2012
China Holds Key to Climate Change
Progress over climate change depends largely on the actions individual major carbon emitters, particularly China – not U.N. summits. But is the political courage there to exact change?
December 27, 2011
India, Japan Eye Nuclear Road Bump
Ties between India and Japan have warmed further since Japan’s Yoshihiko Noda took office. But civilian nuclear co-operation is proving a sticking point.
November 03, 2011
Japan’s Future in the Balance
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has a chance to rescue Japan’s economy with a key free trade agreement. Failure to seize it could result in terminal decline.
July 28, 2011
Japan Courts South America
With growing concerns over its energy security, Japan is increasingly looking at MERCOSUR as an alternative to nuclear power and the Middle East.
July 15, 2011
Fukushima and Cultural Superiority
As the nuclear crisis is dissected by commentators, some have turned to cultural stereotypes to explain the problems. It’s a dangerous approach.
July 12, 2011
Japan’s Necessary Nuclear Future
Any big shift from nuclear power will take years. It’s time for Japan’s politicians to show some leadership to ensure the country’s reactors get back online.
June 13, 2011
Japan's 'Artsy' Protest Culture
Anti-nuclear demonstrations following the Fukushima crisis are something new, but not quite an embrace of protest.