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Radiation Levels Near Fukushima Hit 2 Year High

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Radiation levels in seawater just outside one of the damaged Fukushima reactors spiked this week to the highest level in t...

Nuclear Power Through the Fukushima Perspective

Karl Grossman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Karl Grossman

Nader said nuclear power is unnecessary because there are many energy alternatives -- led by solar and wind. It is unsafe because catastrophic accidents can and will happen.

'Green News Report' - October 8, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! NOTE: Those...

Sockeye Salmon Sushi: Japanese Prime Minister Issues International Plea for Help Containing Radiation Leaks

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Alison Winfield Burns

In a stunning reversal of disclosure, Japan asks for immediate international assistance to stop radiation leaks into the Pacific. "We are wide open...

Crippled Nuclear Plant Reports Another Failure

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2013 | World

TOKYO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Monday that pumps used to inject water to cool damaged rea...

Is Nuclear Power Compatible With Democracy?

Madhusree Mukerjee | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Madhusree Mukerjee

Companies that clearly don't trust their own claims of safety have long been asking ordinary people to stake their lives on the same -- and they are no longer willing to comply.

More than 80,000 Demand a Global Takeover at Fukushima

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

More than 48,000 global citizens have now signed a petition at www.nukefree.org asking the United Nations and the world community to take charge of th...

ANOTHER Leak At Crippled Fukushima Plant

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

TOKYO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Tuesday that four tonnes of rainwater contaminated with lo...

TEPCO: Hold In Fukushima Anti-Radiation Fence

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.26.2013 | World

Workers at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Thursday spotted a hole in one of the barriers intended to keep radioactive particles contained in...

'Green News Report' - September 24, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.24.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Fukushima Forever

Charles Perrow | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Charles Perrow

Recent disclosures of tons of radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima reactors spilling into the ocean are just the latest evidence of the continuing incompetence of the Japanese utility, TEPCO.

Earthquake Reported Near Fukushima

Posted 11.19.2013 | World

RT reports a moderate earthquake has struck near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan: URGENT: Earthquake strikes near #Fukushima n...

Fukushima Operator Dumps 1,000 Tons Of Polluted Water In Sea

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

The operator of the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday that it dumped more than 1,000 tons of polluted water into the sea after a typhoon ra...

U.S. Adviser To Fukushima Urges Swift Action From Japan

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

By Kevin Krolicki and James Topham TOKYO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Japan should begin preparing to release a massive tide of water from the...

Not So Tough Now Are Ya, Mother Nature?

Elford Alley | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Elford Alley

After 200,000 years of trying to wipe us out, and getting damn close once, we finally have the upper hand. That's right. We're changing the climate. We're shaking things up (Literally. We can make our own earthquakes now).

Climate Change This Week: Free Solar Energy, Syrian Climate Change, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Climate Change Driven Drought a Driver of Syria Conflict says veteran foreign policy consultant William Polk in The Atlantic. Like the drought that mo...

Virginia's Fukushima

Tyler Lopez | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Tyler Lopez

In the event of a catastrophe (for instance, a large hurricane, tornado, earthquake, or attack), will Dominion similarly find itself scrambling for solutions? Though Virginia's Fukushima has not yet materialized, the political climate surrounding it is not unlike Japan's before 2011.

On Japan, MC Hammer, and Sustainability

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 09.06.2013 | Green
Zachary Dominitz

I spent my first two weeks in Japan recently, before the latest Fukushima leaks became public, before friends started posting stories on why they'll n...

Fukushimazilla

Shan Wells | Posted 11.05.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Fukushima Operator Aggravates Crisis With 'Unreliable' Data

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Yuka Obayashi and Kentaro Hamada TOKYO, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) , the operator of the stricken Fukushima...

LOOK: Is This Japan's Surreal Future?

Posted 09.04.2013 | Arts

Photographers Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression trekked to the contaminated prefectures of Japan, snapping photos of the barren areas left uninhabi...

Hawaii Scientists Seek To Calm U.S. Fears About Fukushima Radiation

jklk | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Sophie Cocke University of Hawaii scientists are seeking to lessen anxieties about the poten...

What Americans Can Learn from the Japanese

Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC | Posted 11.03.2013 | World
Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC

I recently took a trip to Japan, and got a first hand look at this centuries-old culture. Although only there for a week, it was enough time to leave a hugely positive impression and inspired thinking about what we as Americans can learn from the Japanese.

Japan Vows Quick Action, Public Funds To Solve Leaks

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

By Sumio Ito and Mari Saito TOKYO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Japan vowed quick, decisive action, including the use of public funds, to tackle...

New Discovery About Fukushima's Radioactive Plume

Posted 10.26.2013 | Green

By Jeremy Hsu, LiveScience Contributor: A radioactive plume of water in the Pacific Ocean from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was crippled ...