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'Green News Report' - March 19, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2013 | 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'...

Nuclear Power: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't?

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

Some say there is no riskier source of electricity than nuclear power. Others argue its minimal greenhouse gas footprint makes it a vital alternative to carbon-belching coal and natural gas in the pitched battle to curb climate change. To still others, nuclear power's advantages in the carbon war are eclipsed by the crippling economics of getting a nuclear power plant built. Everyone is right.

Record Level Of Radioactive Cesium Reported In Fish Near Fukushima

AP | By MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.17.2013 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese utility that owns the tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant says it has detected a record 740,000 becquerels per kilogram of...

The Climate Post: Carbon Tax Is a Popular Topic in Washington

Tim Profeta | Posted 05.15.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

Japanese officials point to the recent gas boom in the United States as evidence that complex drilling processes can yield big results -- a fact that has Australia worried. Japan is Australia's top natural gas customer.

'Green News Report' - March 14, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.14.2013 | 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'...

'Green News Report' - March 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Lynne Peeples

Exposed At Sea: Navy Sailors' Lawsuit Blames Japanese Power Company For Fukushima Radiation | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green

Within weeks of setting off a geiger counter and scrubbing three layers of skin off his hands and arms, former Navy quartermaster Maurice Enis recalle...

My Old Country Home

Beth Murphy | Posted 05.11.2013 | World
Beth Murphy

Though they are alive and well, the nuclear refugees of Fukushima face a long, slow, surreal struggle that seems to have only just begun two years after they walked away from their homes and livelihoods.

2 Years After Tsunami, Japan Continues To Struggle

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green

TOKYO -- Amid growing dissatisfaction with the slow pace of recovery, Japan marked the second anniversary Monday of the devastating earthquake and tsu...

PHOTOS: Japan Mourns On Second Anniversary Of Tsunami

Reuters | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

By Linda Sieg TOKYO, March 11 (Reuters) - Japan honours the victims of its worst disaster since World War Two on Monda...

Two Years on, Remembering The Fukushima Disaster

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.09.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

Two years ago the Tohoku earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated the region, seriously damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant, sending radiated...

They Profit, You Pay: The Shocking Nuclear Reality

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

Hundreds of thousands of victims, who fled their homes to escape the release of radiation from the crippled Fukushima plant, still live in limbo, unable to return home or rebuild their lives elsewhere.

Watching Anime, Thinking of the Tsunami That Devastated Japan

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.06.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

In Japan's most popular cultural genres known as manga (comic books) and anime (animation films and series), there's a recurrent theme in which the co...

A Lasting Legacy of the Fukushima Rescue Mission, Part 3: Cat and Mouse with a Nuclear Ghost

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

It is the most enduring falsehood of commercial nuclear power, promoted heavily by both the industry and its watchdog, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. It is a myth with two conflicting premises.

Cancer Risk Is Higher Near Fukushima, WHO Reports

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

* Girls at greater risk of thyroid cancer - report * Report finds increased risk of breast cancer, leukaemia ...

Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Still Being Caught Years After Fukushima

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green

Bluefin tuna just can't catch a break. Weeks after it was reported that overfishing had reduced the Pacific population of the fish, which is popular i...

Our Atomic Dominoes Are Falling

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

The list of crippled, non-competitive and near-dead reactors lengthens daily. Few are more critical than San Onofre Units Two and Three, perched on an ocean cliff in the earthquake-tsunami zone between Los Angeles and San Diego.

A Lasting Legacy of the Fukushima Rescue Mission: The Navy Life -- Into the Abyss

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

To the U.S. government, Operation Tomodachi was just another big humanitarian aid and rescue mission in which the nearest Navy fleet and many land-based personnel rushed to the aid of an ally in need.

Fukushima Survivors To Sue Japanese Gov't

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.10.2013 | World

People whose homes or farms were hit by radiation from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant will file class-action lawsuits next month to seek damages...

Fish With 2,500 Times The Radiation Limit Found Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Posted 01.25.2013 | Green

Two years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan -- called the "worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in histo...

Eating Tuna: What's in Your Roll? What's in Your Can?

Carl Safina | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

We all want to just eat and not worry too much about it. That's hard if you're confused about GMOs, mercury, other toxic chemicals, antibiotics, and radioactivity.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Nuclear Power Whistleblowers Sound Alarm On Secrecy Among Feds | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 03.29.2013 | Green

Richard H. Perkins and Larry Criscione are precise and formal men with more than 20 years of combined government and military service. Perkins held po...

U.S. Scientists Look For Lessons From Fukushima Disaster

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.27.2012 | World

TOKYO -- A group of American scientists met in Tokyo on Tuesday to study last year's Fukushima nuclear accident in hopes of finding lessons to improve...

A Buddhist Perspective on Nuclear Energy, Weapons and Taking Responsibility

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.25.2013 | Religion
Vivian Norris

This plain-speaking young man in his deep red and gold robes, praying with such intent for all of us, a living Buddha in his own right, expressed a deep compassion for the suffering of the entire planet and all of the living beings on it as he spoke of the nuclear threat.

'Green News Report' - November 20, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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