In Spain, a nuclear controversy continues. In fact it dates back to the 1960's when two American Air Force planes collided in midair and exploded, dropping four nuclear bombs on a tiny Mediterranean farming village.
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.
One year after Fukushima, The government has promised a major shift toward cleaner renewable energy to help fill the gap. But as Sam Eaton reports, the country's clean energy revolution has yet to get much traction.
Last year's tsuanami virtually destroyed many northern Japanese fishing communities. A year later, residents are struggling to rebuild, but as Sam Eaton reports, some are finding that the disaster has given them the opportunity to chart a new course.
The World's Sam Eaton has been reporting from Japan for The World on the legacy of the triple disasters to hit that country a year ago. He talks with host Marco Werman about the cultural impact of the eathquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
A year after a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami, coastal towns in northern Japan have barely begun to rebuild. Reporter Sam Eaton visited the ravaged area and spoke with residents trying to rebuild their communities and lives.
40 years ago, a U.S. military plane carrying nuclear weapons crashed in Greenland. A BBC investigation has found that one of the nukes was unaccounted for after the crash. The BBC's Security Correspondent Gordon Corera has details.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with cardiologist Bernard Lown. Dr. Lown won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985 for his work against nuclear proliferation. He's written a new book -- "Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness."
The latest round of nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea ended today without an agreement. That means North Korea joins the list of unresolved foreign policy issues waiting for President-elect Barack Obama. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Countries in Central and Eastern Europe are taking a new look at nuclear energy. Proponents say the construction of nuclear plants could provide greater energy independence while reducing emissions of greenhouse gases.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with William Langewiesche, author of the book, "The Atomic Bazaar," about a Pakistani high court decision to release AQ Khan from house arrest. Khan is often referred to as the man who gave Pakistan nuclear weapons.
Iran says it's taking a major step forward in its nuclear program with a test run of its first nuclear power plant. The BBC's Jon Leyne was granted rare access to the nuclear plant. He speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.
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.