Keyword: nuclear power
On the heels of a nuclear disaster, Japan is spearheading the movement toward sustainable technology.
Masako Sakata discusses her films depicting the legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam and the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.
MIT professor Richard Samuels talks to Asia Society about his new book on politics in Japan in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of March 2011.
Journalist Simran Sethi discusses how Japan's nuclear disaster demonstrated the resiliency of the Japanese people to respond to the immediate crisis and reframe their relationship to energy consumption.
"Politicians in Tokyo are lollygagging and bickering over partisan issues instead of offering practical ideas for rebuilding the devastated regions," says Asia Society Associate Fellow Alexandra Harney.
According to Asia Society Global Council Co-Chair <strong> Simon Tay <strong> Japan's Fukushima nuclear distaster should have a "transformative impact" on the energy strategies for the rest of Asia.