Apr 8, 2014 — Anthony Alexander, the chief executive of FirstEnergy Corp., says coal and nuclear energy will continue to play a central role in this country's energy future.
Feb 27, 2014 — A new energy plan reverses an earlier decision to phase out nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster. The public is largely opposed to nuclear power, but Japan says it's necessary to meet demand.
Mar 15, 2012 — Some listeners said a report on the cost of emotional trauma following the Fukushima disaster underplayed the danger of nuclear power. Science correspondent Richard Harris explains the editorial decisions.
Mar 15, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Japan crisis and nuclear energy. In the second hour, disaster preparedness in the United States, and the role of mercenaries in conflicts.