Green New Deal: Fact versus Fiction

This to me is an existential crisis. The green generation has risen up. You are talking about zero carbon emissions, no use of fossil fuels? That is the goal. That’s a goal, you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how the energy economy works or how energy is produced in this country. […]

Fukushima Nuclear Power (English Sub) P1

This roughly 30 meter cliff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean is the east coast of Fukushima prefecture. In this vast plateau, stands the TEPCO Fukushima number 1 nuclear power plant that was constructed. What you see in the center are reactors 1 through four, and in the upper left are reactors 5 and 6, a […]

Contaminated waste from damaged nuclear plant in Fukushima swept away by Typhoon Hagibis

the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades has left in more than 30 people dead in nineteen missing as typhoon hajime’s moved in a northerly direction before exiting the island nation late Sunday it left a trail of destruction including the nuclear stricken prefecture of Fukushima what’s alarming bags containing waste materials generated […]

5 Things You Wouldn’t Expect a Nuclear Reactor To Do

Record Radiation Levels At Fukushima Nuclear Plant

JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. In Japan, the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors are continuing to emit record levels of dangerous radiation. Now the Japanese government has stepped in and pledged nearly $500 million to help stop the leaks. Now joining us to stop this discuss this […]

Fallout from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant – Richard Broinowski

I want to talk to you tonight about Fukushima, what happened there. There’s been so much distortion and disinformation that I’d like to set the record straight and I want to begin by talking about the Fukushima Daiichi reactor. Daiichi means “number one”. It’s a complex, it’s not a reactor itself. In Fukushima Daiichi, which […]

Japan Plays Down Fukushima as Questions About Nuclear Energy Remain

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. One year ago, the Fukushima nuclear reactor melted down after an earthquake and a tsunami. Now, one year later, many people are saying this was a disaster that could have been avoided–lack of government regulation, lack of proper preparation by the company that operated […]

Lingering Problems At Fukushima Raise Questions About Nuclear Power Safety At Home

JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. It’s been nearly three years since a massive earthquake hit Japan on March 11, triggering a tsunami, which led to one of the worst nuclear disasters of all time. On Monday, the Japanese government also announced that it will allow some residents […]

Inside MIT’s Nuclear Reactor