There are fears that that the nuclear build in South Africa is being driven for the benefit of the politically connected rather than the national good.
South Africa's Parliamentary Budget Office had 10 months to prepare its findings about the cost of a nuclear programme. Its final report was little more than a summary of other institutions' work.
This is a big opportunity for smaller reactors that can be built quickly and cheaply.
The decision to review Hinkley Point C was carried out in a way that quite unnecessarily put Britain’s future relations with China in jeopardy.
A former state regulator and member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission argues that subsidizing reactors to keep them running is unnecessary and will be bad for consumers and the environment.
A nuclear engineer makes the case that nuclear power plants are important resources and should receive economic rewards for providing steady supplies of carbon-free electricity.
The anti-nuclear movement in the U.S. is at a critical juncture as worries over climate change grow.
For years UK energy policy has been focused on creating a perfect environment for a new nuclear plant. Now things just got exciting.
Britain should focus on energy efficiency and small-scale renewable projects, not huge new power plants.
The South Australian royal commission recommended the state investigate a high-level nuclear storage facility. But the costs don't stack up.
The Greens have successfully cast themselves as the party of climate science. But to hit their climate goals they may need to become even more radical, by embracing technologies like nuclear power.
South Africa's nuclear plans have been put on hold. In light of recent events in the country, pressure is being put on the government to halt the process.
South Australia's Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission has recommended a nuclear waste site for the state.
The most difficult aspect of trade in "post-sanctions" Tehran, is how to navigate the sanctions still in place.
Chernobyl is already responsible for up to 5,000 cases of cancer in Europe.
The meltdown at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 exposed 572 million people to radiation. No other nuclear accident holds a candle to that level of public health impact.
How do we measure long-term impacts of nuclear accidents? Studies at Chernobyl and Fukushima show that radiation has harmed animals, birds and insects and reduced biodiversity at both sites.
Engineers have devised an innovative way to dismantle Chernobyl's reactor while preventing further radiation escaping.
Russia's energy exports are expanding far beyond oil and gas to include coal, nuclear and refined petroleum products, a trend with far-reaching geopolitical consequences.
Recent terrorist attacks have heightened concerns about the security of nuclear plants. A former top U.S. nuclear regulator says security is weak at many sites worldwide.