Doctors have long taken up global issues, from nuclear war to ozone depletion and climate change, and helped shift the course of history.
There's precious little business case for nuclear power in Australia, but we could start with the end product: storing radioactive waste.
Now that South Africa no longer ascribes to a nuclear energy future, it is legitimate to consider what to do with its nuclear research facility.
Developing nuclear weapons requires technological and industrial capabilities that Australia simply does not have at the moment. The political will may be lacking, too.
Iran has announced it will breach the limits on uranium enrichment agreed under the 2015 nuclear deal, after the US turned its back on the agreement. What does that mean for Iran's nuclear program?
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Iran's leaders are threatening to breach a 2015 agreement that froze their country's nuclear program. What is uranium enrichment, and what would it mean for Iran's ability to build nuclear weapons?
The HBO series 'Chernobyl' has reignited interest among tourists to visit Pripyat, but growing up in the disaster's shadow has made us wary.
China is rapidly greening its economy, but that doesn't mean authoritarian governments are best placed to handle climate change.
The initial impact of the catastrophe on nature was important, but the exclusion zone has now become a natural reserve.
In 2011 the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster struck Japan. Eight years later, Fukushima is perceived in very different ways by the West and by Japan.
Post-apocalyptic visions reflect society's fears – and gamers get to immerse themselves in it.
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Labour should not accept nuclear power as an inevitable part of its climate policies.
Lessons learned from Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and the Fukushima disaster in 2011 have changed how utilities brace for big storms.
The benefits of nuclear power often seem to get overshadowed. It's time the industry began sharing its vision for the future.
Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima demonstrated the difficulty of managing a disaster at a nuclear power plant. What is the situation in France?
When it comes to the geological record, airbrushing out humans' impact on the environment makes little sense.
Commercial nuclear reactors provide roughly one-fifth of the electricity produced in the US. But they face grave threats to their continued operation.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford seems intent on dismantling the previous government's energy strategy. But that may not protect consumers.