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Workers Prepare To Clean Site Of 'Atomic Man' Accident

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 07.03.2014 | Science

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — the site of a 1976 blast...

The Nobel Prize: Where Are the Women?

Anna Leahy | Posted 09.23.2013 | Science
Anna Leahy

The Nobel Prize is awarded in three science categories: physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine. In 2012 each science prize was shared by a pair of researchers. Among this year's six laureates in these categories is the usual number of women: zero.

Moniz: A Pro-Nuclear, Pro-Fracking U.S. Energy Secretary

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.06.2013 | Green
Karl Grossman

Moniz, a physicist and director of the MIT Energy Initiative, heavily financed by energy industry giants including BP and Chevron, has long advocated nuclear power.

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.

Fracking and Radium, the Silvery-White Monster

Karl Grossman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green
Karl Grossman

Radium must be left in the earth, not unleashed with fracking to inflict disease on people today and many, many generations into the future.

Fracking: Has the USGS Been Co-opted by the Oil and Gas Industry?

Marvin Resnikoff | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Marvin Resnikoff

Known for its objective and scientifically rigorous research, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been pulled into the battle between environmentalists and the oil and gas industry. One skirmish in the larger battle involves the radioactive gas radon in natural gas.

Review: Silence Deafening, Fukushima Fallout... A Mother's Response

Karl Grossman | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Karl Grossman

Amid the cover-up of the Fukushima nuclear power disaster, the title of Kimberly Roberson's book rings so unfortunately true: Silence Deafening, Fukus...

'Green News Report' - April 17, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.17.2012 | 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: Obama cal...

The Journey East (PHOTOS)

J Henry Fair | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home
J Henry Fair

2011-10-25-Screenshot20111025at12.36.30PM.pngIt's autumn in the very east of Germany, just along the border with Poland, and the area seems not much changed since reunification.

WATCH: 100 Radioactive Soldiers Light Up Hamburg

Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts

We've all let our paranoia get the best of us, and anonymous art collective LuzInterruptus feels sympathizes. A vast departure from their Madrid insta...

Walter Reed Reuse Plan Forum Scheduled For Wednesday

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Walter Reed Local Redevelopment Authority is hosting a community forum Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., to discuss the Walter Reed A...

'Green News Report' - October 4, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.04.2011 | 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: Koch Indu...

'Green News Report' - September 29, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.29.2011 | 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: Climate c...

In Love With Marie

Alan Alda | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology
Alan Alda

It may seem frivolous to talk about loving Marie Curie, as though I insist on seeing her in a personal way. But for those of us who are not scientists, yet hunger to understand science more deeply, the personal, the human, is our doorway.

Report From Tokyo: Left Holding the Bag

David Wagner | Posted 07.22.2011 | World
David Wagner

Each week that passes here brings new revelations about the unstable nature of the nuclear facility at Fukushima as a result of the earthquake and tsu...

Worker At Damaged Japan Nuclear Plant Dies

AP | Posted 07.13.2011 | World

TOKYO — A man died on his second day of work at Japan's tsunami-wrecked nuclear power plant Saturday, and the plant operator said harmful levels...

Deadly Silence on Fukushima

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.08.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

I received the following email a few days ago from a Russian nuclear physicist friend who is an expert on the kinds of gases being released at Fukushi...

Green News Report: April 21, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.21.2011 | 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: It's hard...

Green News Report: April 19, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.19.2011 | 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: Big victo...

Green News Report: April 14, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.14.2011 | 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: Californi...

Green News Report: April 12, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.12.2011 | 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: One month...

Another Bite Out of Life

Brian Czech | Posted 06.08.2011 | World
Brian Czech

The malfunctioning at Fukushima is but one of the bites out of life stemming from the human failure to recognize, much less plan for, the high price and growing risks of economic growth.

Green News Report: April 7, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.07.2011 | 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: More U.S....

Green News Report: April 5, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.05.2011 | 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:...

Green News Report: March 31, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.31.2011 | 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: Obama's '...