nuclear energy

Conflict & Justice

French Sour on Nuclear Power

France gets a larger share of its electricity from nuclear power than any other country. But as Liam Moriarty reports, a year after Fukushima, public support is eroding, and for the first time nuclear power has become an issue in a presidential election.

Global Politics

Iran enters nuclear talks

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with BBC security correspondent Jonathan Marcus about the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran. There's concern that Iran may be backing away from a proposed deal to ship its enriched uranium to other countries for processing.

Global Politics

Nuclear poker game

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist and poker player James McManus, who brings his poker skills to his observations of North Korea and Iran. He's been watching those countries to find patterns in how they portray their nuclear capabilities.

Global Politics

US-Russian nuclear treaty ratified

Moscow-based political analyst Mikhail Troitskiy says the new START treaty is an important milestone for US-Russia relations. He tells anchor Lisa Mullins that ratification would push both sides toward further cuts in their nuclear weapons arsenals.

Development & Education

Story of a Tokyo mother

Lisa Mullins talks to Miho, a resident of Tokyo, about how she and her family have been coping in the aftermath of the earthqake and tsunami in Japan, and now with the warning about radiation detected in Tokyo's tap water.

Global Politics

North Korean nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met face-to-face today with her North Korean counterpart in Singapore in the highest-level meeting between the U.S. and North Korea in years, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head in Singapore.

Global Politics

Russia and US on arms deal

With the world's attention trained on the global economy, little attention has been paid to a striking goal set by the Russian and American presidents: to rid the world of nuclear weapons. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.