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US energy consumption, CO2 emissions up in 2013, new analysis shows

Note: More renewable energy.  More fossil fuels.  More CO2 emissions.  In America (sic), we just want more of everything, planet be damned!

-The GJEP Team…

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Climate Change

Some thoughts on Nuclear Energy

I’m going to begin this post with a pretty bold question. What if every nuclear energy related disaster in our history, was due to our own negligence? 481 more words

Electricity

Study: Nuclear reactors are toxic to surrounding areas, especially with age

By Candice Bernd, March 11, 2014. Source: TruthOut

Is the baby tooth under your child’s pillow radioactive? It could be if you live relatively close to a nuclear power plant that has been operating normally and in accordance with federal regulations, according to a new study. 2,561 more words

Ending The Era Of Extreme Energy

Fukushima anniversary: Ex-Japanese PM on why he now opposes nuclear power

March 11, 2014. Source: Democracy Now!

Three years ago today a massive earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami that struck Japan’s northeast coast, resulting in an unprecedented nuclear crisis: a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station. 162 more words

Actions / Protest

Will it really be "Sayonara Nukes"? The global impact of the Fukushima disaster three years on.

2.46pm (JST) tomorrow, 11th March 2014, will mark the third anniversary of the moment a 9.0 magnitude earthquake shook the seabed of Japan 70 kilometres (43 mi) east of the  797 more words

Japan

Anti-nuclear protests in Taiwan draw tens of thousands

DW | March 8, 2014

Tens of thousands have marched in anti-nuclear protests across Taiwan, calling on the government to phase out nuclear energy. The protest comes ahead of the third anniversary of the Fukishima disaster.

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Solidarity And Activism

Nuclear Power in Poland

Preparations to build a nuclear power station in Poland may cost as much as PLN 2 billion. It is still unknown where the money will come from. 264 more words

Economy