Nearly a month into the crisis at the Fukushima-Daichi nuclear power plant, perhaps the only thing anyone can be sure of is that we still can’t be sure of anything. And won’t be able to be for weeks, months, or maybe even years.
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.
People in and around the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are settling into the grim realities after the multiple meltdowns of 2011. Host Marco Werman speaks with journalist Emily Taguchi, who's just returned from a reporting trip to the region.
Two years after the Fukushima tsunami and nuclear disaster, life is still far from normal for survivors. Anxiety over radiation and discrimination is now causing mental health problems and a slew of social problems from divorce to suicide.
Japanese jazz guitarist Yuto Kanazawa was far from his home in Fukushima, Japan when the earthquake and tsunami struck in March 2011. He was inspired to write a song about the disaster. In an exclusive for The World, Kanazawa performs "The Ocean".