Chernobyl is already responsible for up to 5,000 cases of cancer in Europe.
Evidence suggests that the threat is not being taken seriously enough.
The nuclear deal South Africa signed with Russia is set to be massively expensive and comes with a fair amount of risks.
Any nuclear weapon exchange or major nuclear plant meltdown will immediately lead to a global public health emergency. What can we learn from past events to help prepare?
Our natural difficulties in thinking about the future, low probabilities and considering risk make many of our views about nuclear power problematic.
Is nuclear power worth it? No, says Mark Diesendorf – it's never been a major world energy force, it has caused huge accidents, and its greenhouse emissions are higher than many people realise.