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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 […]Read More

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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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Environmental News Wrap: Solar Cheaper than Nuclear; Tea Party Delusions;

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: While gleaning stories from National Geographic (NG) I ran into advertisements  for Shell Oil Company, like at the Scientific American site discussed last week. The story I found on NG focuses on the intersection of water and energy in our […]Read More