The World's Matthew Bell reports on Iran's announcement that it's begun to install thousands of new centrifuges at the country's main nuclear plan, a step taken in defiance of international calls to freeze its nuclear program.
The BBC's John Leyne spoke to Iranian citizens on the streets of Tehran to hear what they have to say about their country's nuclear stand-off with the West; Iran is once again under pressure from the United States over nuclear issues.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad has details on Condoleeza Rice's visit to China, as today the Secretary of State urged China to use its influence to get North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.
The US and Russia have cooperated for two decades to secure Russia's nuclear stockpile, a program that was a rare bright spot in the relationship between the two powers. But while the dangers haven't decreased, Russia may be ready to end American aid because of the situation in Ukraine.
Four years ago, the Fukushima state weathered the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Today, they're home to a record-breaking wind turbine. But it's only a fraction of what the region's disabled nuclear complex used to produce.
At the Paris climate talks, most everybody is searching for a silver bullet — a technological fix to produce enough clean energy to allow us to continue to grow. Some argue we already have part of the solution: more nuclear energy.
The nuclear threat from North Korea is a big deal. But in South Korea, some Catholic leaders see a different nuclear problem, right in their own backyard. Catholic clergy are taking the lead in protests against South Korea's dependence on nuclear energy.
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