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The Obsessions With a "Dear Leader"

Camelia Entekhabi-Fard | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Camelia Entekhabi-Fard

The death of North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, who died a month ago, interestingly looks like a continuation of what has swept many countries who are ...

The Climate Post: As Eurozone Crisis Deepens, Fight to Save Emissions Trading Scheme Begins

Mason Inman | Posted 02.25.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

Prices in Europe's carbon emissions trading scheme have collapsed this year, in part because there were too many allowances in the system starting off, threatening the future of the whole market.

The High Price of Nukes: Weapons We Don't Need at a Cost We Can't Afford

William Hartung | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
William Hartung

It is outrageous that our government will not tell us exactly how much we're spending on nuclear weapons -- and may not even be keeping track.

The Climate Post: Pleas, Hard Lines, and Accusations of Bad Faith Negotiations at Climate Talks

Mason Inman | Posted 01.31.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

A week before the climate talks began, a new collection of 5,000 e-mails from climate researchers surfaced, apparently part of the same set obtained and then leaked in 2009 in the so-called "Climategate" affair.

Iran: To Bomb Or Not To Bomb, That Is The Question

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Will the world be safe with messianic Ahmadinejad's fingers on the nuclear trigger while his other hand controls the spigots of 30% of the world's oil supply? Will reason direct his actions or will his messianic doomsday beliefs prevail?

Memo Details Cover-Up Of Va. Nuclear Power Plant's Seismic Risk

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While the 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia on Aug. 23 did not happen on the ancient fault line that runs through the North Anna nucl...

'Green News Report' - November 3, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.03.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The buck st...

Cuomo's Cheney-Style "Transparency" on Fracking

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 12.31.2011 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Governor Cuomo, the growing movement against fracking will not accept this tired "two bad choices" trick.

Is Nuclear Energy a Fuel with a Future?

Andy Mannle | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green
Andy Mannle

Without a major breakthrough, it seems safe to say nuclear will never be cheaper than coal or natural gas; nor will it be as safe, clean, and attractive to consumers and investors as renewables.

Take Your Pick from the Energy Subsidies Tree: Apples, Oranges, or Blossoms

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

When assessing green energy subsidies, a little history helps.

NRDC Report: Close New York Nuclear Plant

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

A report released Monday says southern New York State's Indian Point Energy Center should be closed, despite pressure to keep it open. The Indian ...

Regaining Trust in Japan

David Wagner | Posted 12.06.2011 | World
David Wagner

Here is my plan in Japan: Organize mothers throughout the country to go with government officials to measure food stuffs together. Seeing is believing. If mothers give the green light, then this can be an important part of the trust rebuilding process.

'Green News Report' - September 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record U.S....

'Green News Report' - September 8, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: In our excl...

'Green News Report' - September 6, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Texas is ro...

Two Important Takeaways From the DC Quake

Danielle Brian | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Danielle Brian

Hopefully, in the end, the earthquake knocked some heads together in Washington and got people thinking a little harder.

'Green News Report' - September 1, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fox 'News' w...

'Green News Report' - August 30, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hurricane I...

'Green News Report' - August 25, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bracing for...

All Shook Up on the East Coast

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

We just had an East Coast quake of 5.8 and these plants are designed to withstand quakes of a mere few tenths magnitude larger. Is that a safe margin?

'Green News Report' - August 23, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: BREAKING: E...

Nuclear Disaster: Japan to Declare Wide Area Around Fukushima 'Uninhabitable'

Greg Mitchell | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Greg Mitchell

Of course, the Fukushima disaster forced me to relive my own experiences in visiting the atomic cities, and my research into the American "cover-up" since. I was hardly alone.

'Green News Report' - August 18, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.18.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Extreme we...

Writers and The Bomb: Novel Takes on the Nuclear Age

Greg Mitchell | Posted 10.16.2011 | Books
Greg Mitchell

If the great Hiroshima novel remains unwritten, a number of major poets have written brilliantly on nuclear concerns, and they have invoked Hiroshima far more often than the novelists.

U.S. Presidents and Hiroshima: Obama's Surprising Move

Greg Mitchell | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Two cheers for Obama for at least marking what happened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Next step: an honest American reappraisal and real progress on nuclear abolition.