The Devil We Know

Author: Michael A. Levi

In light of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Michael A. Levi asks, "What would backpedaling on nuclear power mean for the United States?"

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Japan's Nuclear Crisis: Global Implications for Nuclear Energy

Speaker: Michael A. Levi

A week after Japan's catastrophic earthquake and tsunami, Japanese officials struggle to contain a widening crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. CFR's Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Michael A. Levi, discusses the global responses to Japan's nuclear crisis, and what it means for the future of nuclear energy.

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Japan's Crisis for Nuclear Power

Charles Ferguson interviewed by Toni Johnson

An extraordinary series of events has caused Japan’s nuclear crisis but it appears backup safety systems were flawed, says nuclear expert Charles Ferguson. He expects the disaster to slow some nuclear projects elsewhere but not cause a wholesale stoppage.

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