The rising price of oil and the growing demand for energy has prompted a new look at nuclear power -- even in the oil-rich Middle East, but there are limits to how fast nuclear energy can grow to meet that demand
Today's answer is the Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean. That's where the Greenpeace ship "Esperanza" is tailing a Japanese whaling ship. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jonah Fisher who is aboard the Greenpeace ship.
In the fourth part of a 2005 series on the lingering mental health effects of the atomic bomb, what is the psychological effect of surviving an atomic bomb blast, and the radiation that followed? Researchers say Hiroshima's survivors, often stuck living in the past, are plagued by their "maximum authority" as direct witnesses and struggle with a "lifelong encounter with death."
In the third part of a 2005 series on the lingering mental health effects of the atomic bomb, we hear from US-based Hiroshima survivors. Over the years, they have been spurned by the Japanese government, the US government and even the Japanese American establishment. Now in their later years, things are finally improving for some.
During World War Two, Japan imported Koreans to cities like Hiroshima to work, in slave-like conditions, in armaments factories. When the atomic bomb struck, thousands of Koreans were killed or injured. But the Japanese government has been slow to extend survivor benefits to Korean nationals.
June 2019 brought world leaders together at two major meetings: the Bonn Climate Change Conference and the G20 Osaka Summit. Neither meeting made much progress on the major issues still being debated. Once again, the US stance was particularly problematic.
The conflict between South Korea and Japan has been going on for decades, but the past few months are somewhat uncharted territory for the two countries, which have nevertheless enjoyed robust trade. Today, six in 10 South Koreans are currently participating in the “No Japan” boycott.
Global temperatures could rise sharply this century with "wide-ranging and destructive" consequences after greenhouse gas emissions hit record levels last year, international climate experts warned on Tuesday.
US President Donald Trump faces a Senate trial over whether to remove him from office in January. But impeachment is not the only way to remove a leader. Here's a look at political shake-ups around the world, where both legal and extralegal means to bring about regime change have made headlines.