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opponents are often criticized for using the term "apocalypse" to describe the triple meltdown
/quadruple-explosion/endless-radiation gusher reality at Fukushima.
But PBS has now penetrated where ordinary journalists may not ...
Waging an impassioned political campaign, two retired prime ministers, including one of Japan’s most popular political figures, have tried to turn a local election in Tokyo into what they call Japan’s first referendum on the future of nuclear
The province of Fukushima in northeast Japan, devastated nearly three years ago by the earthquake and tsunami that caused a nuclear meltdown
at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear
plant, has pledged to go 100 percent renewable by 2040.The ...
Can it really be true that Lady Judge, a wafer-thin 68-year-old with a ruffed collar and a French bun, is the saviour of Japan's nuclear
industry -- and, arguably, its economy too?
Granted, the American-born Brit radiates formidability: ...
The iconic Doomsday Clock remains poised at five minutes until midnight, the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced today (Jan. 14).The clock is no doomsday device — rather, it's a visual metaphor for ...
Last week when I laid out seven misconceptions about energy shared by the public and policymakers, the pushback I received had little to do with the actual data I used to demonstrate my point. This is probably because the data are from official ...
The roll call of U.S. sailors who say their health was devastated when they were irradiated while delivering humanitarian help near the stricken Fukushima nuke is continuing to soar.
So many have come forward that the progress of their ...
It`s been almost three years since the nuclear
disaster at Fukushima, but the Japan Atomic Energy Agency is still trying to figure out what went wrong.
The agency`s latest effort will be to recreate the meltdown
in a controlled setting ...
Small, nearly meltdown
reactors are receiving a big boost from the U.S. Department of Energy. The department will give a company in Corvallis, Oregon, as much as $226 million to develop so-called "small modular reactors," which can ...
The Energy Department will give a small company in Corvallis, Ore., up to $226 million to advance the design of tiny nuclear
reactors that would be installed under water, making meltdown
far less likely and opening the door to markets around the ...
Japan is finding the alternatives to nuclear
power pollute more or come with higher fuel costs, limiting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s scope to reshape the energy industry almost three years after the meltdown
The government ...
Japan's ruling party could set up a British-style agency to shut down the wrecked Fukushima nuclear
plant, taking control of a project now managed by the station's embattled operator, a senior party policymaker said on Thursday.
A huge ...
Abrupt climate change is not only imminent, it's already here. The rapid dwindling of summer Arctic sea ice has outpaced all scientific projections, which will have impacts on everything from atmospheric circulation to global shipping. And ...
Japan’s announcement last week that it would not meet its promise to sharply reduce its carbon emissions met a chorus of disapproval from around the world.Delegates at the international climate talks in Warsaw lamented Japan’s move as a ...
The catastrophic triple meltdown
at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear
plant in March 2011 was "a warning to the world" about the hazards of nuclear
power and contained lessons for the British government as it plans a new generation of nuclear
A new study finds that radioactive Iodine from Fukushima has caused a significant increase in hypothyroidism among babies in California, 5,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean.A new study of the effects of tiny quantities of radioactive ...
Japan said on Friday it was dramatically scaling back its greenhouse gas emissions target after the Fukushima nuclear
accident forced the country to turn to fossil-fuel burning energy sources.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said ...
power industry is melting down in America, and in the rest of the Western Hemisphere too.
Nuclear plants still generate nearly 20 percent of electricity in the U.S. But a report by investment research firm Morningstar in its ...
A deep sea mission of genuine exploration Legacy of Britain's great flood Can UK science navigate around the Valley of Death Is graphene really a wonder-material?
A task of extraordinary delicacy and danger is about to begin at Japan's ...
While David Cameron was donning hard hat and overalls at Hinkley Point last month to announce the construction of the first nuclear
reactor since the Fukushima disaster, coxless fours were rowing silently past Krümmel nuclear
plant near ...
Until March 2011, Tokue Hosokawa had only to peer through the window of his home in Iitate village to confirm that all was well with his 100-year-old family business.
The 130 or so horses that once roamed this sprawling farm in Fukushima ...
Back in the early 1970s, U.S. utility companies, frustrated with growing public unease about nuclear
power that made it difficult for them to find sites for new plants, came up with a wild brainstorm. Why not put full-sized nuclear
power plants ...
As Hurricane Sandy barreled ashore a year ago, the storm forced the shutdown of several Northeast coastal nuclear
power reactors, including the Oyster Creek plant on the Jersey Shore, which took the brunt of Sandy's huge storm surge. Another ...
okyo is bracing itself for the landfall of Typhoon Wipha, which is expected to arrive Wednesday with the strength of a Category 1 hurricane before it moves north along the Japan coast toward the beleaguered Fukushima nuclear
campus.Tokyo's 30 ...
1 Stay cool, dry
Britain is expected to get more extremes of heat and rainfall, so prepare for more severe floods, longer droughts and more powerful storms. No one knows quite what the effect over time will be of a slowing Gulf stream, ...