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China Syndrome

Atomic Rate Rigging and the New China Syndrome

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Small wonder the death knell of new U.S. nukes may be upon us. Two reactors proposed for Florida will now, say its would-be builders, cost $24 billio...

The Tokyo Syndrome

Adario Strange | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Adario Strange

There is the resolute determination to remain in Tokyo no matter what. I will never forget seeing Tokyo going about its business in a slow, orderly, dignified fashion.

We Almost Lost Detroit: Round Two

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Rose

Michigan may become one of the early adopters of a new round of nuclear power plants, a move some say is not only dangerous but economically foolhardy.

30 Years After TMI, A Lesson For Today's Economists

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Meathead

Our new test for any enterprise, be it a financial institution, a power plant, or a war, must be, "Is it too large to be allowed to fail?" If the answer is "yes" then we cannot proceed.

Sierra Club RAW: Last Week's Campaign McMeltdown

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

The McCain campaign visited the Enrico Fermi nuclear generating station in Michigan -- the site of a 1966 partial meltdown that resulted in the coining of the phrase "China Syndrome."

Freakonomics Authors Link Jane Fonda With Global Warming

Editor & Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In their regular "Freakanomics" column which will appear in this Sunday's edition of The New York Times Magazine, Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levi...