Nuclear energy is essential to avoid runaway climate change

Abandoning Nuclear for Fossil Fuels Lays the Foundation for Runaway Climate Change

The explosion of the Fukushima reactor in 2011 prompted many nations to abandon nuclear power and turn to fossil fuels to meet their energy requirements. On March 11 of this year, Japan marked the third anniversary of the tragic earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 18,000 people and ultimately led to a global push away from nuclear power. As predicted a year after the Fukushima disaster, concerns about the dangers of nuclear power are laying…

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It may not qualify as a nuclear power renaissance, but many developing countries rely on development of nuclear to meet their growing energy demands

EarthTalk: A Nuclear Power Renaissance?

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I thought Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown would have sealed nuclear power’s fate, but I keep hearing otherwise. Can you enlighten? – Jacob Allen, New York, NY The 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster did cause many nations to reconsider their nuclear…

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Enviro News Wrap: Climate Denial Propaganda; Tesla EV Catches Fire; Fukushima Leaks Radioactive Water, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: With the IPCC publishing it latest findings on climate change the denial campaign has been stepped up. American and British organizations are partnering to create confusion over science that is very clear. The denial propagandists have spent a lot of time creating strategies that…

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After Fukushima is the sun setting on nuclear energy?

Nuclear Power One Year after the Fukushima Disaster

The March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that led to the explosions at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan sent shock waves that are still being felt around the world. The fallout from this tragic event is driving countries away from nuclear power and increasing GHG intensive coal-fired energy production. This abandonment of nuclear energy could add a billion tonnes…

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Musings of Malcontent: Fukushima – Information is Liberation

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Information is a powerful thing. Governments have known this for a long time. Control the information, control the people – or at least steer them in the direction you would like. You want to be able to guide the conversation and be able to win the argument…

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Musings of a Malcontent: Everything I Ever Needed to Know about Radiation I learned from Godzilla.

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash It’s on its way. It’s carrying anything that floats – furniture, boats, homes, appliances and who knows what else. It’s making its way across the Pacific to grace our shores with millions of tons of debris and a reminder of death and destruction from a faraway land….

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Curiosity is so curious. We need more of it

Who needs reality TV when we have Fukushima?

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Remember Fukushima? I know – that was so two months ago. After all I am much more interested in the fact Mila Kunis speaks Russian. Or that Bradley Cooper speaks French. Or how Snooki from the Jersey Shore got her name. Or the lady who gave birth…

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