It’s an announcement that anxious Japanese residents don’t want to hear, following one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters in history. The operator of Japan’s disgraced Fukushima nuclear power plant said it could not rule out the possibility that it may still be leaking radiation into the sea. Back in [...]Read more ›
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When one thinks of Treasure Island, they’d imagine swashbuckling pirates awash in a discovery of gold. But the Treasure Island off San Francisco Bay, named after Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic, has nothing but “junk” buried in its soil… The area is contaminated by radioative material left by the U.S. navy. [...]Read more ›
Uhoh! The first step of going green and conserving energy, generally speaking, is switching out your light bulbs for energy efficient florescent bulbs. I, for one, can vouch that all the bulbs in my home have been replaced. After all, energy efficient bulbs last six times as long as traditional [...]Read more ›
Recent events in various countries have caused concerns about the ability of governments and communities to respond to disasters and the threats to public health that can accompany them. Many governments have prepared plans for dealing with imaginable disasters. However, some potential catastrophes are still ignored and the potential scope [...]Read more ›
In the wake of last year’s energy crisis, Japan is once more considering the use of nuclear energy in order to power its cities. To recall, the island nation was hit by a severe earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, which in turn caused reactors in Fukushima I Nuclear Power [...]Read more ›