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Friday, June 21, 2013

Perry nuclear power plant is restarting

Perry nuclear power plant is restarting


http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2013/06/perry_nuclear_power_plant_is_r.html

Radioactive Green: Pandora’s Promise Rethinks Nuclear Power

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Radioactive Green: Pandora’s Promise Rethinks Nuclear Power


http://science.time.com/2013/06/21/radioactive-green-pandoras-promise-rethinks-nuclear-power/

Climate Change Solution Could Save US Business Billions

Climate Change Solution Could Save US Business Billions


http://theenergycollective.com/joshshill/239961/3-solution-could-save-us-businesses-780-billion-within-10-years?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=The+Energy+Collective+%28all+posts%29

Time To Reform US Ethanol Policy

Time To Reform US Ethanol Policy


http://theenergycollective.com/geoffrey-styles/240041/its-time-reform-us-ethanol-policy?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=The+Energy+Collective+%28all+posts%29
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Energy Risk: Fracking Increasing Competition for Water

Energy Risk: Fracking Increasing Competition for Water


http://theenergycollective.com/amymall/239596/new-investigation-fracking-increasing-competition-water-and-its-price-counties-drough?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=The+Energy+Collective+%28all+posts%29
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Top Ten Things The President Should Announce In His Highly-Anticipated Climate Speech

Top Ten Things The President Should Announce In His Highly-Anticipated Climate Speech


http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/06/21/2187771/top-ten-things-the-president-should-announce-in-his-highly-anticipated-climate-speech/?mobile=nc

Omen: floods, revolutions, wars, volcanoes, earthquakes, rattled markets- there’s a bad moon on the rise

Omen: floods, revolutions, wars, volcanoes, earthquakes, rattled markets- there’s a bad moon on the rise


http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/omen-floods-revolutions-wars-volcanoes-earthquakes-rattled-markets-theres-a-bad-moon-on-the-rise/

Lourdes devastated as France counts cost of freak weather

Lourdes devastated as France counts cost of freak weather
Toulouse, France (AFP) June 20, 2013 - France said Thursday it would declare a state of natural disaster in the southwest of the country after floods claimed three lives and devastated Lourdes. Fears the Catholic pilgrimage site could be forced to close its doors to visitors for months receded with the flood waters Thursday, with church officials insisting that the town's celebrated grotto would be accessible to visitors within d ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Lourdes_devastated_as_France_counts_cost_of_freak_weather_999.html

Apocalyptic scenes as smog engulfs Singapore

Apocalyptic scenes as smog engulfs Singapore
Singapore (AFP) June 20, 2013 - Fast-food deliveries have been cancelled, the army has suspended field training and even Singapore's top marathon runner has retreated as residents try to protect themselves from the smog that has descended on the city-state. In Singapore's worst environmental crisis in more than a decade, the skyscrapers lining the Marina Bay financial district were shrouded by thick smoke Thursday as ragin ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Apocalyptic_scenes_as_smog_engulfs_Singapore_999.html
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May global temperatures third warmest on record: US

May global temperatures third warmest on record: US
Washington (AFP) June 20, 2013 - Global temperatures last month tied with 1998 and 2005 as the third warmest for a month of May since record-keeping began in 1880, US scientists said Thursday. Many areas of the world experienced higher-than-average warmth, including most of northern Siberia, western Russia, north and east Europe and central Australia, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration said. With ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/May_global_temperatures_third_warmest_on_record_US_999.html
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Global cooling as significant as global warming

Global cooling as significant as global warming
Newcastle, UK (SPX) Jun 21, 2013 - A "cold snap" 116 million years ago triggered a similar marine ecosystem crisis to those witnessed in the past as a result of global warming, according to research published in Nature Geoscience. The international study involving experts from the universities of Newcastle, UK, Cologne, Frankfurt and GEOMAR-Kiel, confirms the link between global cooling and a crash in the marine ecosystem d ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Global_cooling_as_significant_as_global_warming_999.html
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Record Toxic Fog in Singapore Blamed on Palm Oil Industry

Record Toxic Fog in Singapore Blamed on Palm Oil Industry
http://www.darkgovernment.com/news/record-toxic-fog-in-singapore-blamed-on-palm-oil-industry/

Record-breaking hazardous smog forces millions indoors
- Sarah Lazare, staff writer

(Photo: Skylan Kao/Creative Commons/For Decades, Smog Has Filled the Singapore
Skyline)As a hazardous pollution fog blankets Singapore, environmentalists
charge that the nation's vast palm-oil industry's slash-and-burn tactics sparked
the environmental disaster.
Meanwhile, the Singapore government points its fingers at nearby Indonesia as
the palm-oil industry avoids fire.

China Introduces Execution for Pollution

China Introduces Execution for Pollution
http://www.darkgovernment.com/news/china-introduces-execution-for-pollution/

China has introduced “harsher punishments” for breaking the nation’s
environmental protection laws: reckless violators of pollution standards in the
world’s biggest and fastest-growing economy now face execution.

A new judicial interpretation taking effect on Wednesday has tightened
Chinese “lax and superficial”enforcement of environmental protection laws,
Xinhua reported citing a government statement.

The government is set to introduce a “precise [...]

Global fish prices leap to all-time high


Global fish prices leap to all-time high

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/af42937a-d811-11e2-9495-00144feab7de.html#axzz2Wqpl318o

Jet stream changes cause climatically exceptional Greenland Ice Sheet melt

Jet stream changes cause climatically exceptional Greenland Ice Sheet melt
Sheffield, UK (SPX) Jun 19, 2013 - Research from the University of Sheffield has shown that unusual changes in atmospheric jet stream circulation caused the exceptional surface melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) in summer 2012. An international team led by Professor Edward Hanna from the University of Sheffield's Department of Geography used a computer model simulation (called SnowModel) and satellite data to confirm a ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Jet_stream_changes_cause_climatically_exceptional_Greenland_Ice_Sheet_melt_999.html

Britain 'faces decade of bad weather'

Britain 'faces decade of bad weather'
London (AFP) June 19, 2013 - Britain was set to enjoy its hottest day of the year so far on Wednesday but woke up to the gloomy news that it could be in the middle of a decade-long bad weather cycle. National weather and climate experts met on Tuesday to discuss Europe's run of unusually wet and cold conditions, and were told the cause could be Atlantic currents that move in cycles of 10 years or more. Climate chang ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Britain_faces_decade_of_bad_weather_999.html

China seeks to boost share of satellite market

China seeks to boost share of satellite market
Beijing (XNA) Jun 21, 2013 - China is actively exploring commercial opportunities to boost its share of the global satellite-launching market, in an attempt to challenge US and European dominance of this field. China Great Wall Industry Corp, a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp, is using this year's Paris Air Show to showcase its next generation of heavy-lifting rocket, the Long March 5, which ... morehttp://www.spacedaily.com/reports/China_seeks_to_boost_share_of_satellite_market_999.html

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Radioactivity of Fukushima groundwater 30 times higher than safety limits

Radioactivity of Fukushima groundwater 30 times higher than safety limits


http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/geekquinox/radioactivity-fukushima-groundwater-30-times-higher-safety-limits-204439735.html

Home Post here Fuels Environment Grid Tech Business & Economy Politics Transport Webcasts Help Posted by: Joseph Romm Posts Profile Comments Follow Climate Change Deniers Using Big Tobacco's Playbook?


Climate Change Deniers Using Big Tobacco's Playbook?


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Fukushima nuclear plant: Toxic isotope found in groundwater

Fukushima nuclear plant: Toxic isotope found in groundwater

File photo: IAEA inspectors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, 17 April 2013 Radioactive water was found to be leaking from a storage tank at the plant last month

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High levels of a toxic radioactive isotope have been found in groundwater at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator says.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22964089

Japan finds highly toxic strontium in Fukushima groundwater

Japan finds highly toxic strontium in Fukushima groundwater


http://www.timeslive.co.za/scitech/2013/06/19/japan-finds-highly-toxic-strontium-in-fukushima-groundwater
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