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Floating Nuclear

Peter Neill | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Just because the proposal is located in the ocean, presumably out of sight, it must not be out of mind. The reviews and guarantees must be more strict, not less. There is much at stake, not just the health and safety of human life, but the health and safety of a natural system on which the whole earth depends.

REPORT: Fukushima Workers Fled Plant After Accident

The New York Times | MARTIN FACKLER | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green

At the most dire moment of the Fukushima nuclear crisis three years ago, hundreds of panicked employees abandoned the damaged plant despite being orde...

The Animals Of Chernobyl Have Reclaimed Their Homeland, At A Price

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.08.2014 | Green

In 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant led to the single worst nuclear accident in history. For nearly three decades, humans have ...

Trace Levels Of Fukushima Radioactivity Found In Fish

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore., April 29 (Reuters) - A sample of albacore tuna caught off the shores of Oregon and Washington state h...

Takashi Murakami's First Feature Film Looks Insane

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts

The signature "superflat" characters of visual artist Takashi Murakami are colorful, cute and expressive, much like the manga that inspires them. They...

This Is NOT A Pool

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts

Jeroen Bisscheroux's "POOL, loss of color" might look like a mere Kodak opportunity. From the perfect angle, the massive, 50-foot long, three-dimensio...

Climate Change, Media, Psychology & the Denial of Death

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...

How Japan Replaced Half Its Nuclear Capacity With Efficiency

Justin Guay | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Justin Guay

After the Tohoku earthquake three years ago in March 2011, Japan was in a seemingly impossible situation. But miraculously, or seemingly so, in just a few short weeks Japan managed to avert the rolling power cuts that many believed inevitable.

Rising From Fukushima, Japan's Nuclear Future

Richard Thomas | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green
Richard Thomas

Being held hostage to foreign energy sources is a terrible energy plan. Fuel diversity involving all forms of energy is essential for price stability as well as for preserving a reliable flow of and access to affordable energy.

Fukushima Survivors Torn About Whether To Return To 'Hot Zone'

Reuters | Mari Saito | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green

TAMURA, Japan, April 1 (Reuters) - People in Japan on Tuesday began their first homecomings in three years to a small area evacuated after the Fukus...

Here's What Really Matters to Our Youth, Maybe We Should Listen

Jacob Devaney | Posted 05.16.2014 | Green
Jacob Devaney

How often are we inspired by the pureness of children and reminded about the essence of being alive? 13-year-old native Sliammon youth, Ta'Kaiya Blaney will knock your socks off in this short inspirational video for World Water Day.

Fukushima: What Have We Learned?

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.14.2014 | Green
Bob Burnett

On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced a 9.0 earthquake. The six nuclear plants at Fukushima Daiichi survived the quake but were swamped by a 45-foot wave that overwhelmed the 19-foot seawalls. In the ensuing three years, we learned four grim truths.

'Green News Report' - March 13, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Battle lines drawn in contentious U.S. Senate hearing on Keystone XL; Hot...

Three Years After Fukushima, Japanese Still Do Not Want Nuclear Power

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

Three years after a crippling earthquake and devastating tsunami caused a nuclear meltdown at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, a concern...

'Green News Report' - March 6, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... Listen online here, or Download MP3 (6 mins)... Link:Embed: Got comments, tips, love letters, hat...

3 Years After Fukushima, Life Returns In The Sea

Tomoko Nagano | Posted 05.11.2014 | World
Tomoko Nagano

Nature is desperately trying to survive and return to its original state. The animals disappeared when they lost their ecosystem, but now, after three years of struggling to rebuild it, they are starting to recover their way of life.

Lynne Peeples

U.S. Armed Forces Sickened After Fukushima Meltdown Get Help From Online Fundraising | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green

Mike Sebourn served at a U.S. Navy base in Japan after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, measuring radiation and decontaminating aircraft. Nathan Piekut...

Tales from Fukushima: The White Witch

Andrea González | Posted 05.06.2014 | World
Andrea González

The green witch returned to the northern land of the kingdom, this time under the shape of a giant wave, that the inhabitants agreed on calling "tsunami", and she faced with fury the white witch. Many lands of the north and the great castle of DAI-ICHI were destroyed.

The Climate Post: Supreme Court Divided After Hearing on EPA Authority

Tim Profeta | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

In a hearing Monday, the Supreme Court questioned whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is correct in its interpretation that regulat...

Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster Warns It Could Happen Here

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

Fukushima is far more than a disaster diary. It also provides a clear-eyed look at the Japanese regulatory regime that helped make the disaster all but inevitable, and makes a strong case that U.S. oversight is plagued by the same complacent attitude and undue industry influence.

Documents Show the Navy Knew Fukushima Dangerously Contaminated the USS Reagan

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

A stunning new report alleges the U.S. Navy knew that sailors from the nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan took major radiation hits from the Fukushima atomic power plant after its meltdowns and explosions nearly three years ago.

Fukushima Radioactive Contamination May Reach West Coast Within Weeks

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green

Radioactive contamination from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster may reach the U.S. West Coast within weeks, according to a report released Monday. B...

Japan's Return to Nuclear Power

Amy Chavez | Posted 04.27.2014 | Green
Amy Chavez

Yoichi Masuzoe, victor in February's Tokyo gubernatorial election, is expected to help bring nuclear power back to Japan. Despite two anti-nuke contenders in the race, the controversial Masuzoe won the election by a landslide.

New Highly Radioactive Leak At Fukushima Plant

Reuters | Mari Saito | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green

* Worst radioactive water leak at Fukushima since last August * Utility says water unlikely to have reached ocean * Tepco strongly criticised fo...

US Sailors Sick From Fukushima Radiation File New Class Action

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Citing a wide range of ailments from leukemia to blindness to birth defects, 79 American veterans of 2011's earthquake/tsunami relief Operation Tomadachi ("Friendship") have filed a new $1 billion class action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power.