Regions / Japan
It's hard for non-techies to understand why keeping fuel rods covered with water is a problem.
By the eminent British environmental writer's calculation, nuclear energy may be preferable to coal.
Fukushima has been but a minor inconvenience to nuclear energy advocates.
Will the Department of Energy stop trying to spur a nuclear renaissance?
The catastrophe in Japan is a signal to shift away from nuclear energy to rely more on the sun, the wind, and the tides.
Nuclear reactors fail you just when you need them most.
Will Japan's crippled reactors slow the renewed rush to nuclear energy?
The video of Fukushima exploding gone viral can't be good for the nuclear energy industry.
A meltdown would affect the future of nuclear energy in the United States, as well as Japan.
Nine months after stepping down as Prime Minister, Yukio Hatoyama conceded that he had just given "deterrence" as the factor necessitating retention of the US Marine Corps on Okinawa because he needed a pretext.