Japan Natural Disaster and Nuclear Plant Crisis, Ambassador Fujisaki
The Japanese ambassador to the U.S.spoke about his country’s rebuilding efforts one year after a deadly quake triggered a tsunami and… read more
The Japanese ambassador to the U.S.spoke about his country’s rebuilding efforts one year after a deadly quake triggered a tsunami and set off a nuclear crisis. Ambassador Fujisaki said Japan is making progress but emphasized that the road to recovery will be long. He further stated that serious concerns over the damaged Fukushima plant and the future of nuclear power in Japan remains, adding that more than 50 nuclear power plants are inoperable, with the country relying mostly on thermal energy.
Following Ambassador Fujisaki’s keynote address, panelists discussed Japan’s progress in the past year, the government’s handling of the crisis, and lessons that can be learned from the experience. The program can be viewed using identification number 304862-2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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