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Nuclear Power - playing with fire

Considering the Nuclear Option

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consorium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Faced with the nuclear crisis in Japan, governments around the world are confronting the vulnerabilities of their nuclear energy programs. And while some European countries, such as Germany and France, are already considering more stringent safety measures–or backing off of nuclear development altogether–in the…

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Willful ignorance of the reality of climate change

The Problem of Climate Change: Bipartisan Denial

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow (reposted with permission) The negative impacts of climate change are coming on more quickly than anyone expected. According to a new NASA study, ocean waters are creeping steadily upwards, at rates faster than predicted, Maureen Nandini Mitra reports at Earth Island Journal: “That ice sheets will dominate future sea level…

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