Engineers have devised an innovative way to dismantle Chernobyl's reactor while preventing further radiation escaping.
Fife no more.
Longannet, the last coal-fired power plant in Scotland, has closed. It might be good news for climate change, but it also signals major problems ahead.
Thousands of bags of radioactive rubble near Fukushima, 2016.
The nuclear operator was nowhere near adequately covered for the disaster. And it's not just a Japanese problem.
South Africa hasn’t veered away from nuclear as an energy option, but President Jacob Zuma signalled a slowdown.
President Zuma indicated a welcome slowdown in the South African government's stated intention to invest in nuclear power plants.
South Koreans were shaken by news of the North’s underground test.
North Korea has been signalling an uptick in its nuclear programme for a while – and its strategy is as clear as ever.
The Large Hadron Collider is playing a key role in enabling the collection of big data.
Big data is about processing large amounts of data. It is often associated with multiplicities of data. But the ability to generate data outpaces the ability to store it.
South Africa is considering new nuclear power stations to supplement the Koeberg plant near Cape Town.
South Africa has plans to build new power stations despite many calling for no nuclear energy in the country.
Losing steam? Older power plants are expensive to operate or upgrade.
Montgomery County Planning Commission
Anti-nuclear advocates may cheer the closing of nuclear power plants in the US, but thanks to cheap natural gas, less nuclear power means higher emissions.
Is George Osborne deploying the 'Deep State' to secure a long-term nuclear arsenal for Britain?
The UK government looks set to allow EDF to build a new kind of nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point. But are there better nuclear technologies we could use?
Gui Jun Peng
The UK's first new nuclear power station since the 1990s is coming at the expense of renewable energy and leaving us unnervingly in hock to the Chinese.
Obama owes these three a thank you note.
As President Obama writes his thank you notes to Democrats in Congress who helped him pass the accord, he better not forget about his European partners.
Radioactively contaminated territory around the Mayak nuclear facility in Russia.
Nikulina/Slapovskaya/Heinrich Boell Foundation Moscow
The nuclear deal South Africa signed with Russia is set to be massively expensive and comes with a fair amount of risks.
Not all of Iran’s frozen foreign assets are likely to thaw anytime soon.
Frozen dollar via www.shutterstock.com
Estimates of how much of Iran's frozen assets it will get once sanctions are lifted vary widely, but the sum is most likely just a fraction of the total.
US Dept of Energy, via Wikimedia Commons
The way we judge nuclear risk isn't just a rational calculation – it's a reflection of much deeper biases.
Britain’s nuclear deterrent is attached to four Vanguard-class submarines.
Splits over Trident can create stalemate between the UK's forces, but the public needs to debate renewing the deterrent before time runs out.
Energy secretary Amber Rudd on the march.
With wind braced for more cutbacks, government backing of nuclear and fracking will end in tears.
South Australia’s wind farms have coped without baseload power before - they can do it again.
Coal closures announced this week in South Australia will cause employment pain, but could also help pave the way for the state to go 100% renewable - something that modelling suggests is eminently possible.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) is looking to provide his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, with nuclear energy.
Instead of spending time trying to make nuclear energy a possibility, South Africa should look to forms of renewable energy instead.
The G7 leaders at Elnau Castle in Germany.
What to make of the announcement that we'll be off the hydrocarbons in time for the 22nd century? Dream on.