17 August 2015

France24 (France): Japan restarts first nuclear reactor after post‑Fukushima shutdown (Video)

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Japan restarts first nuclear reactor after post-Fukushima shutdown

12 August 2015

Four-and-a-half years after the Fukushima disaster, Japan has restarted its first nuclear power reactor. But despite new safety requirements, just how safe are Japanese nuclear power plants, and how can authorities be so sure that there will never be a repeat of the 2011 reactor meltdowns?

Our guests

Jonathan Cobb, Advisor on climate change, World nuclear association
Mycle Schneider, Consultant, Energy and nuclear policy

Video, 12 min