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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 a Malcontent: No One Escapes the Eyes of the World (even when you’re selling whale meat online)

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Is it me, or do we live in a global community? We do, right? We live in a time when it is almost impossible to do something that will not be seen by people from all over the planet? I mean this is standard knowledge, yes? Did…

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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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Energy in Our World: Good, Bad, and Ugly

Enviro News Wrap: Energy in Our World – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Much of the costs for energy sources like petroleum (oil) and nuclear are paid not with money, but with the health of our families as our kids get asthma or exposure to nuclear radiation. The New York Times updates us on Japan’s current situation with…

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