Despite Some Protests, India Pushes Forward With Ambitious Nuclear PlansPlay
Japan's nuclear crisis has countries around the world reevaluating their nuclear energy programs. But in India, it's full steam ahead. Right now, 20 nuclear reactors are operating in that country. And despite some protests since the Fukushima disaster, there are plans to build dozens more nuclear plants in India, increasing nuclear power at least six-fold. We look at India's plans with MV Ramana, a physicist with the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University.
- Hindustantimes: React on Reactors
- Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Safety inadequacies of India's fast breeder reactor
- New York Times: Emerging Economies Move Ahead With Nuclear Plans
This segment aired on April 13, 2011.