In December 2022, a lot of publicity was praising nuclear fusion as a smart new source of clean, limitless energy. That publicity exaggerated the supposed benefits and failed to mention the shortcomings.
These articles from December 2022 provide more sensible information:
This article from January 2022 also provides caution about fusion:
This article exposes the dangers of fusion in relation to nuclear weapons:
The “fusion” energy supporters’ vigorous media “hype” about a recent accomplishment seems designed to create support for the extremely high funding needed. Also, the extremely huge amount of high-tech equipment is horribly expensive and would consume huge amounts of materials and energy to build. Other practical problems exist too.
Also, the much-publicized “fusion” energy accomplishment might actually allow nuclear weapons escalation, as this article mentions at about half way through the article. See this from a very reliable source: