Particles: Nuclear Power after Fukushima
Alex Chadwick examines the future of nuclear power one year after the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan. Some scientists believe the accident was a significant setback for nuclear in the US. But climate concerns are a factor -- 70 percent of carbon-free energy comes from nuclear power, with more than 60 nuclear reactors under construction worldwide. What have we learned from Japan, and now what?
This program is part of a series on energy called BURN: An Energy Journal.