Fukushima Disaster ‘Man-Made’ and ‘Avoidable’

  • Published: Jul 5th, 2012

A report by a panel from the Japanese parliament declared that the Fukushima nuclear disaster was avoidable.

Image of the Day: Germany Sets Solar Power Record

  • Published: Jun 2nd, 2012

German solar power plants set a world record in late May, meeting nearly 50 percent of the nation’s midday needs.

After Fukushima Nuclear Crisis, U.S. Flying Blind

  • Published: May 2nd, 2012

Sea level rise and storm-driven waves could overcome flood defenses of coastal nuclear plants & energy facilities.

Feds Approve First Nuclear Reactors Since 1970s

  • Published: Feb 9th, 2012

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved an application to build two new nuclear reactors in Georgia.

Global Warming Goes Nuclear

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2011

Flooding has encircled two nuclear power plants, and a wildfire is threatening a nuclear weapons lab. Is this what "nuclear" global warming looks like?

America’s Nuclear Plants Are Safe, NRC Says - Except When They’re Not

  • Published: May 12th, 2011

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is weighing in on plant safety at home in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. Prepare to be confused.

Heat Waves and Nuclear Power — Part Two

  • Published: May 4th, 2011

Floods in the Midwest and a new SolveClimate story are a reminder of nuclear power's vulnerability to climate change.

Frank von Hippel on Nuclear Energy and Weapons Proliferation

Frank von Hippel on Nuclear Energy and Weapons Proliferation

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2011

Reactor accidents and radiation leaks aren't the only risks with nuclear energy; nuclear weapons are another problem.