Fukushima nuclear accident aroused large-scale public panic toward nuclear power development. Due to the limit knowledge of nuclear power, some people feel frightened and fearful for nuclear safety, nuclear radiation as well as nuclear accident. As the energy with clean, stable and high-efficiency, nuclear power always takes imperative and irreplaceable role in Chinese energy program. Therefore, public acceptance and basic knowledge towards nuclear power in post-Fukushima era is facing new unprecedented challenge. How to relieve the panic and frightening of the public and recover the confidence of nuclear power safety is gradually becoming the hot issue among public.
This paper makes detailed investigations of current public mental in China toward nuclear power in post-Fukushima era, analyzes the internal and external causes of the panic feeling and further proposes several countermeasures and suggestions accordingly for safe and health development of nuclear power in China.