On this edition of the HONEST podcast we explore the legacy of Chernobyl in terms of how it changed the relationship between nuclear energy and society in the context of Sweden, Italy, East Germany, Poland and the Soviet Union. Guests on this podcast include: Arne Kaijser, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm Luigi Piccioni, University of Calabria Julie Ault, University of Utah Paul Josephson, Colby College This programme was recorded in the context of the Conference "Chernobyl – Turning Point or Catalyst? Changing Practices, Structures and Perceptions in Environmental Policy and Politics (1970s-1990s)", which took place in Berlin between the 2nd and 3rd December 2016. Co-organised by HoNESt's Jan-Henrik Meyer - in cooperation with Marianne Zepp and Christoph Becker-Schaum of the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation, Berlin. Partners of this conference were the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, the Centre for Metropolitan Studies Berlin and the Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam.