Wall of ice to stop Fukushima radiation leak
Radiation levels are spiking at a Japanese nuclear plant as deadly pollutants seep into the ocean, forcing the government to take desperate measures. Is nuclear energy worth the price?
One year on, Japan remembers tsunami victims
19,000 people were killed when a huge tsunami hit Japan on March 11th last year. Now, the survivors are still counting the cost of the disaster – and of the nuclear emergency that followed.
Nuclear reactor for China despite Fukushima fears
Only days after the news of a fresh radiation leak in Japan, one of the world’s richest men is trying to set up a new nuclear plant in China. Is this madness – or could it save the planet?
After nuclear meltdown, reactor is safe, says Japan
Eight months after a massive tsunami destroyed its key nuclear power plant, Japan is now saying that the site is under control. Why did we rush to predict Armageddon at the time?
Buds of hope amid cuts, meltdown and revolution
Spring has arrived, and it finds the world emerging from a deep dark winter of crisis. As the fog clears, are there reasons for hope amid the chaos?