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The Nuclear Option

Season 44 Episode 2 | 53m 32s

Five years after the earthquake and tsunami that triggered the unprecedented trio of meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, scientists and engineers are struggling to control an ongoing crisis. What’s next for Fukushima? What’s next for Japan? And what’s next for a world that seems determined to jettison one of our most important carbon-free sources of energy?

Aired: 10/31/18

Expired: 02/08/17

Rating: NR

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