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

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 […]Read More

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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 […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Japanese Reels from Quake and Tsunami; NIMBYism;

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Japanese earthquake and tsunami: Four Nuclear plants in Japan are affected by the earthquake, hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes and over a dozen are sick from exposure. The risks we take to get energy. […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: What’s Missing from

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with Permission) Nuclear power, biofuels, clean coal: These are the Obama administration’s answers to climate change. The 2011 budget, released this week, promised new loans for the construction of nuclear power plants, and on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), White House, and other departments detailed steps to […]Read More

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NASA Climate Scientist James Hansen Makes Personal Appeal to Barack

Professor James Hansen, the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and a leading advocate of action on global warming since his first congressional hearing on the subject in the 1980’s, has sent a personal plea to president-elect Barack Obama of the urgent need to come to grips with climate change, warning that prevailing […]Read More