Nuclear Power after Fukushima (2011) and Chernobyl (1986)The nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan highlights once again the potential hazards of nuclear power in a dramatic way. The understanding of nuclear power as a reliable, secure, and energy-rich source seems to be a myth. The future of nuclear energy is highly disputed around the world.
This Web dossier provides an overview on the aspects of nuclear power in light of the incidents in Chernobyl (1986) and Fukushima (2011).
It reports on the state of nuclear power worldwide and describes various regional responses to the nuclear accident in Fukushima.
It also gives voice to international nuclear experts, who will provide the public with current fact-rich information and critical nuclear know-how.