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Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits one of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) facilities at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. Abe's visit Saturday to the plant comes amid pledges from his ruling Liberal Democratic Party to review the country's plans to phase out nuclear power. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, Pool)
Updated November 18, 2013 | Blog

Workers at the Fukushima nuclear power plant have started removing fuel rods in a new, potentially dangerous stage of the cleanup. Continue reading

FILE - In this May 16, 2012 file photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks in Fort Lauderdale. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, long opposed President Barack Obama's remake of the health insurance market. After President Obama won re-election, the Republican governor softened his tone. He said he wanted to "have a conversation" with the administration about implementing the 2010 law. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)
Updated August 15, 2013

See which governors with high numbers of uninsured constituents opted out of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, and which — like Florida’s Rick Scott — reluctantly jumped on board. Continue reading

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October 12, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Exploring efforts to capture climate change in action, and the fight to protect our state courts from predatory politics. Continue reading

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October 11, 2012

Photographer James Balog talks about documenting the erosion of glaciers around the world, and what his footage tells us about the state of our planet. Continue reading

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October 10, 2012

Photographer James Balog describes his transformation from climate change skeptic to true believer. Continue reading