Nuclear technology is often mooted as a climate-friendly way for the South to meet its growing energy needs. But how safe is it?
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Rising costs and re-evaluated risks make nuclear power a poor choice, even for developing nations that can afford it, says José Goldemberg.
The Fukushima accident raised questions that must be addressed by developing countries considering nuclear energy.
Nuclear technology could transform Africa's energy security and help solve wider development challenges, Shaukat Abdulrazak, new chair of AFRA, tells SciDev.Net.
12 February 2013
Opinion in Jordan is divided over the country's planned nuclear reactor and training centre, which protestors say jeopardises public safety.
11 July 2012