Japan is running out of space in the storage tanks that house radioactive water used to cool nuclear reactors. The excess is being dumped into the ocean. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with oceanography professor Bill Burnett about the effect on marine life.
An all-women's drumming group in western Japan was preparing to travel to a concert in Fukushima. Then came the earthquake, the tsunami, and the nuclear crisis. Correspondent Sonia Narang reports that they're still wondering what they can do to help.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's environment editor Peter Thomson about Japan's decision to re-evaluate its heavy reliance on nuclear power and put more emphasis on renewable energy and conservation.
Gasoline is being rationed in parts of New Jersey and New York as the area copes with the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy and this week's Nor'easter. Japan had to resort to similar measures in the aftermath of last year's earthquake and tsunami.
Ambassador Stephen Bosworth served as President Obama's Special Representative for North Korea. He tells host Marco Werman that Pyongyang's missile test is evidence that North Korea is inching ever closer to its nuclear goal.