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Chernobyl disaster news and analysis from The Nation
April 25, 2016
30 Years After the Chernobyl Meltdown, Why Is the Ukrainian Government Pushing Nuclear Energy?
Or, how Ukraine learned to stop worrying and love its nuclear power plants.
March 31, 2016
A High-Pressure Pipeline Next to a Nuclear Power Plant… What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
The construction of a gas pipeline within 1500 feet of Indian Point’s nuclear reactors could spell disaster for New York.
Alison Rose Levy
December 10, 2015
Start Making Sense: The GOP’s Gun Problem
On this week’s podcast, Laila Lalami on ISIS and American Muslims, Joan Walsh on our distorted gun politics, and Amy Wilentz and Tom Lutz on Chernobyl.
Start Making Sense
February 11, 2015
Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl
summons a lost history of familiar and alien dreams.
April 26, 2012
The Legacy of Chernobyl
Twenty-six years after the Chernobyl disaster, the US media have yet to print the pictures of Chernobyl now.
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April 26, 2011
Chernobyl: 25 Years Later
To mark the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl's disaster and the lessons it still holds for us today,
has assembled a collection of articles from our archives.
March 17, 2011
From Chernobyl to Fukushima: What Will It Take?
There are no effective “safeguards” against nuclear disasters, and Japan’s crisis is only the latest display of the overwhelming risks involved in splitting atoms for energy.