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Fission

U.S. Scientists Reach MAJOR Milestone In Quest For Fusion Energy

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. scientists announced on Wednesday an important milestone in the costly, decades-old quest to...

Fusion: Maybe Less Than 30 Years, But This Year Unlikely

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.08.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Over the almost 70-year pursuit of the fusionary holy grail, it's been fairly common for scientists working on the problem to say that they're about 30 years away from achieving a power plant based on fusion.

Fusion Energy

Martin Greenwald | Posted 07.30.2012 | Science
Martin Greenwald

What if there was an inexhaustible form of carbon-free, clean energy that was available 24/7, rain or shine, and was no larger than existing fossil fuel plants? Is that something you might be interested in?

Fukushima's Nuclear Nightmare Is Far From Over (or the Disturbingly Deadly Act of Placing Profits Before People)

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

Why does Fukushima still matter? Because no matter what TEPCO or the authorities have claimed, the reactors and the fuel pools are unstable.

Star Power for Humanity

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

Japan is in deep trouble. They are on their way to abandoning nuclear fission, and have meager solar, wind and biomass potential.

Renewable Electricity is Our Only Viable Option

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

Consulting recent studies, projected electricity costs from new nuclear and coal plants seem to have jumped by a factor of at least three and as much as ten.