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Fukushima, Humanity's Defining Moment

Jacob Devaney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jacob Devaney

Capitalism, with all its merit, lacks the ethical integrity required to responsibly handle technologies as potentially deadly as nuclear power. When you understand the facts, you will agree. Unfortunately, the facts have been buried by the very powerful financial interests.

PHOTOS: Destruction And Recovery Two Years After Deadly Tsunami

Agence France Presse | Toshifumi Kitamura | Posted 05.04.2013 | World

The piles of rubble left behind by the receding tsunami have largely gone, but two years after nature visited its fury, some stretches of Japan's batt...

Report Slams Japan's Nuclear Disaster Response

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 02.25.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Japan's response to the nuclear crisis that followed the March 11 tsunami was confused and riddled with problems, including an erroneous assu...

The Sting: Social Biomimicry and The Role of Fraud in Nature

Kenny Ausubel | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
Kenny Ausubel

Nature is sending us extravagant distress signals these days. We'd better get really good really fast at reading her mind. The stakes are too high to keep drinking the collective Kool-Aid.

Is Our Brand of Capitalism Making Us Stupider?

Eugene Linden | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Eugene Linden

How can a society that contains so much individual brilliance act so collectively dumb? Does it matter that we know that there is a cliff ahead if we still go racing off the edge?

Strong Earthquake Jolts Northeastern Japan: Another Large Quake Strikes Same Area

AP | Posted 09.23.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that another strong earthquake has jolted northeastern Japan, the same region devastated by March'...

Stop, Think and Contemplate: BP Anniversary, Fukushima Disaster & Fracking... Are Our Lives in Jeopardy?

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 07.20.2011 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

I'd rather stop, think and contemplate a beautiful sunrise really, a powerful, yellow ball rising above the horizon by the shore. Or a sunset with a ...

Japan's Nuclear Industry Riddled With Scandals

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOKYO -- Behind Japan's escalating nuclear crisis sits a scandal-ridden energy industry in a comfy relationship with government regulators often willi...