17 Mar 2011

The Panel with Chris Trotter and Jeremy Elwood (part 1)

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 4:07 pm on 17 March 2011

Topics - Can we begin with a thought for the faceless 50? The unnamed operators who are staying behind at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Japanese military helicopters have sprayed water on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors to try and cool fuel rods after a failed attempt the previous day because of high radiation levels. Australians have been told to leave Japan as the earthquake and tsunami-hit country teeters on the verge of nuclear disaster.