In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that leveled Japan over the weekend, the explosion at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has elevated fears of nuclear fallout. Some are putting the accident on a level just below Chernobyl.

Cartoonists from around the world are weighing in the dangerous situation, as well as it’s ramification for nuclear energy worldwide. See what they think in our Nuclear Crisis cartoon slideshow.

Japan nuclear fallout earthquake tsunami

Patrick Chappatte / The International Herald Tribune (click to view cartoon collection)