Nuclear Power

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
While it's been touted by some energy experts as a so-called "bridge" to help slash carbon emissions, a new stud y suggests that a commitment to nuclear power may in fact be a path towards climate failure. For their study, researchers at the University of Sussex and the Vienna School of International Studies grouped European countries by levels of...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Wishes in Nagasaki Peace Park. (Photo: Kanko/flickr/cc)
To mark the grim anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki and...
Nika Knight, staff writer
The rapidly warming climate will melt Greenland's ice cap to such an extent...

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Fishermen have resumed fishing after postponing their start when hundreds of tons of radioactive water were found leaking from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Twenty-one trawlers brought home 5 tons of seafood, including octopus and squid, from the trial operation; if testing shows they're safe, they'll be shipped to markets in Japan. While older people are said to be buying fish from the sea off Fukushima Prefecture, others don't want their kids or grandkids eating it...