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Looser Guidelines for Radioactive Waste Another Reason to Ban Fracking Now

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 06.17.2013 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

When it comes to exposure to radioactive materials, how much is too much? If you're like most people, or scientists, the answer is probably "any amount."

A Better Approach Towards North Korea

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Jeffrey Sachs

If we act calmly and sensibly, we can easily defuse the current crisis. North Korea is looking for respect, not war. It's time to talk, to lower the heat, and to avoid a confrontation or the imposition of impossible or humiliating demands.

'Green News Report' - April 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - April 9, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Radiation: What It Is and What You Need to Know About It

Robert Peter Gale | Posted 05.25.2013 | Science
Robert Peter Gale

We all fear radiation yet life depends on it. We each are radioactive, living on a radioactive planet, in a radioactive solar system, in a radioactive universe, in a radioactive galaxy. Radiation can both kill us and cure us.

Nuclear Energy Debate Absent in Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.14.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Whatever the Jordanian nuclear energy plans in the coming years are, it is important that the country discuss the options and take a wise decision that answers some of the yet to be answered questions about funding, safety and priorities.

Amid Nuclear Threats, UN Provides Platform to Advance U.S.-China Relations

Peter Yeo | Posted 05.14.2013 | World
Peter Yeo

In the wake of newly-passed UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea, Pyongyang has issued a new batch of heated rhetoric nearly every day. B...

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...

Ending the Nuclear Weapons Age

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Aaron Gray-Block

This latest crisis has highlighted the weakness of the non-proliferation treaty and underscores the dangerous connection between nuclear research, nuclear power and nuclear weapons.

Radioactive Metal in Our Homes -- The Nuclear Family Is About to Get a Little More Radioactive

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Since the 1980s, the DOE and the NRC have been cooking up a scheme to recycle radioactive scrap metals back into a wide variety of products from metal water bottles to your children's braces.

Budget for MOX Program Cut by 75 Percent

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

The beleaguered Mixed Oxide Fuel (MOX) program at the Savannah River Site was targeted for possible cancellation last fall, but ongoing discussions resulted in a recent lifeline offered by a top Department of Energy official, which appears to have been accepted by the White House.

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...

Trade Rules Undermine Transition to Clean Energy

Ilana Solomon | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Ilana Solomon

Trade and investment rules can threaten the environment and the health of communities. Governments must be able to put in place clean energy and other policies that protect communities and the environment without trade rules getting in the way.

Iran in 2013: More of the Same

Chris DeVito | Posted 02.26.2013 | World
Chris DeVito

Here is something we know about the coming year: It is going to be crucial for the future of Iran, the region and American interests in the Middle East. In assessing what the Iranian regime's behavior will be in the near future, the best guide is how it has behaved in the past.

With Spain's Youth Unemployment at 50 Percent, Why Not Try for More Clean Energy Investment and Jobs?

Vivian Norris | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Vivian Norris

One thing I simply do not understand about the U.S. and Europe's rising unemployment is why not support more green jobs in renewable energy?

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

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

'Green News Report' - November 15, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Our Nuclear Insecurity Complex

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

Back in July, an 82-year-old nun and two fellow peace activists breached the security at the Y-12 nuclear weapons facility in Tennessee. Since then, it's only gotten worse for the Department of Energy and its National Nuclear Security Administration.

'Green News Report' - November 13, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Ex-Mossad Chief Meir Dagan Silenced in Iran Nuclear Debate in Israel

Dan Raviv | Posted 01.06.2013 | World
Dan Raviv

One of the most important debates on the world scene has gone silent. For more than a year, commentators and politicians worldwide had been discussing: How can Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program be stopped, and should Israel be stopped from bombing Iran?

'Green News Report' - November 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | 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...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | 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...