Nuclear power is a green environmental solution. It generates no CO2. The fuel is cheap and inexhaustible.
Green nuclear power can solve the global crises of air pollution deaths and climate change. Cheap energy can help developing nations escape poverty and let industrialized nations improve economic growth.
Is it safe? The primary obstacle to nuclear power is misunderstanding of radiation safety.
Here’s an easy to read summary of the main radiation safety issues.
A fuller document that contains references is here.