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Nuclear Accident

The Fukushima Accident's Legacy One Year Later

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

There's a world of difference between safety, acceptable risk, and too much risk. Nuclear power plants lie somewhere between the second and the third. Anyone who tells you they're unqualifyingly safe is blowing smoke. Hopefully it won't be radioactive.

Obama Poll Watch -- March, 2011

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While catastrophic world events dominated the news for most of the month, Obama's approval rating was being hit with a creeping domestic problem -- the rising price of gasoline.

Japan and Libya Mark Canada's Energy Victory

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Francis

This fiasco guarantees that the nuclear option, to replace fossil fuels and save the world from the effects of over-population, is about as attractive as having Colonel Gaddafi drop by for dinner.

Doomsday Scenario at Fukushima

Marvin Resnikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marvin Resnikoff

The slow motion events occurring at Japan's (or GE's) Fukushima reactor cannot be sugar-coated. It is a doomsday scenario unfolding. Nuclear reactors are not the same as coal/oil/gas electricity plants -- they cannot be turned off.