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Wind Energy: Not as Green as You Might Think

Like kids fighting over candy, environmentalist, business people and consumers fight over whose “greener” than another. It’s almost as if you start that little taunt that kids use.I’m green and you’re not, na-na-na-na-na-na.You can...
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The Effects of Nuclear Radiation on Plants and Animals in Chernobyl

Most people are familiar with the catastrophic Chernobyl nuclear disaster that occurred in 1986. It resulted in over 135,000 people being evacuated from the area as a result of the dangers resulting from nuclear...

Japan To Stop Fukushima Leak With “Ice Wall”

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) recently admitted that 300 tons (nearly 72,000 gallons) of contaminated water are leaking from Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant into the Pacific Ocean. About 1000 tons of underground water...
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Latest report shows rise in renewable energy use in 2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has released its latest report on the U.S. Energy Infrastructure Update. According to the report, 82% of all new electrical generating capacity in the U.S. in the first...
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New NASA Study Finds Nuclear Power Saves Lives

Have the dangers of nuclear power been overhyped? If former NASA scientist and climate activist James Hansen is to be believed, the use of nuclear power over the past few decades has actually saved lives.A...
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Methane Hydrate: A New Source for Japan’s Energy?

Japan recently announced that a team of research scientists managed to successfully extract natural gas from an offshore deposit of methane hydrate. Methane hydrate, also known as clathrates or, more colloquially, as flammable ice,...
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Nuclear Energy – Is This Really the Answer to Fossil Fuels?

In approximately 450BC a Grecian philosopher, Democritus, coined the term átomos meaning ‘indivisible'. We now know, of course, that atoms are not indivisible, and that the fission of electrons produced during radioactive decay can be...

Nuclear Power – Why Thorium Is Much Better Than Uranium

Uranium is what has been used in power plants since the 1950’s, not long after Albert Einstein formulated E=mc^2, which proved the tremendous power and potential in harnessing nuclear energy.Since then, nuclear energy has...
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Japanese election result stuns anti-nuclear movement

This past weekend, the Japanese headed to the polls to take part in the first election since the catastrophic nuclear disaster.But the election results have anti-nuclear critics across the country shocked and baffled. Many...
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TEPCO admits bad habits, lack of safety checks triggered nuclear disaster

It is a bold admission from a company that tried desperately to skirt around accusations that it was responsible for one of the worst nuclear accidents in 25 years. This week, the operator of...