Saturday, February 22, 2014

Ukraine overthrows Yanukovych amid US/Russia power struggle over natural gas

The popular uprising in Ukraine has resulted in ex-President Yanukovych fleeing the capitol on Saturday, apparently retreating to the safety of Kharkiv, a city in Russia-friendly Eastern Ukraine. While it's extremely historically significant... ...

Shale gas deposits in Ukraine

Friday, February 21, 2014

Three months before they see even a draft, ALEC and polluters are opposing carbon pollution limits | Aliya Haq's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

Tepco took months to release record strontium readings at Fukushima, says regulatory official | South China Morning Post

IAEA sees more nuclear energy newcomers despite Fukushima | Reuters

Revealed: TEPCO hid dangerous Fukushima radiation levels for months ? RT News

TEPCO finds falling debris damaged shield plug at Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 | Enformable

Cracks found in floor near Fukushima radioactive water tanks - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Cal State Long Beach professor tracks radioactive kelp - The Orange County Register

IAEA says Fukushima cleanup 'challenging' but public is 'safe' -

New Highly Radioactive Leak at Japan's Fukushima Plant - Scientific American

100 Tons of Highly Radioactive Leaks at Fukushima | Democracy Now!

Checking for signs of Fukishima radiation - Ft. Bragg Advocate-News

Alaska seafood free of Fukushima radiation - The Tundra Drums

Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: Eye on Fukushima radiation - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Scientists study nuclear kelp radiation in California | The Daily Aztec

Monday, February 3, 2014

Daily Kos: Putting Fukushima in Perspective: A primer on radioactivity in the Ocean

Fukushima, radiation and risk: what is scary and what is not | SeekerBlog

A deeper dive: State's environmental review of Keystone XL tar sands pipeline shows it is not in the nation's interest | Anthony Swift's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

A deeper dive: State's environmental review of Keystone XL tar sands pipeline shows it is not in the nation's interest

Anthony Swift, Attorney, International Program, Washington, DC The State Department?s release of the final environmental review for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline marks a new stage in the evaluation of that controversial project. Moving forward, the National Interest Determination process will allow other federal departments and members of the public to bring their expertise to bear on the project?s environmental impacts. Howev ...

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Fukushima: Who To Believe? Follow the Money | Collapsing Into Consciousness

Measurement of Radioactive Fallout from the March 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Incident

It hasn?t rained this much in England since 1767, or maybe since ever

There aren?t many things bleaker than a soggy English winter, and this winter has really provided something for the Brits to whinge about.Nearly six inches of rain fell on southern and central England in January, triggering floods and producing the heaviest monthly drenching since record-keeping began at an Oxford University weather station in 1767. And the mid-winter deluges have continued into these first few days of February.?Hitherto-unpreced ...

Scientists to test Malibu Kelp for Fukushima radiation

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Low impact: State Department says Keystone won?t hurt much at all | Grist

KEYSTONE XL: Both sides find hope in new State environmental report -- but situation isn't any clearer for Obama -- Friday, January 31, 2014 --

State Department Confirms Keystone XL Fails President's Own Climate Test | Frances Beinecke's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

Electric Cars Cut Greenhouse Gases Even More Than Expected, NASA Says

A trial program with electric cars at the Kennedy Space Center is going better than expected, cutting greenhouse gas emissions in company vehicles. In fact, the center's sustainability office suggests the results are 10 times better than those expected--electric cars are making a real impact on-site. According to redOrbit, the Kennedy Space Center.. ...

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Wave goodbye to global warming, GM and pesticides -

Japanese radio host told to keep silent on Fukushima radiation, resigns - News - World - The Voice of Russia: News, Breaking news, Politics, Economics, Business, Russia, International current events, Expert opinion, podcasts, Video

Protesters Resist an ?Indian Fukushima? ? Global Issues

Solving The Fukushima Radioactivity Problem: Dump It All Into The Ocean - Forbes

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An Overview of Fukushima and a Call for Meaningful International Collaboration | Reality Sandwich

Fukushima: Why It Matters and Why We Don't Need to Panic | Jacob Devaney