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Tiny particles have big potential in debate over nuclear proliferation

WASHINGTON — The solution to the big issue of nuclear nonproliferation might be smaller than you think, so small it’s virtually invisible and massless. 962 more words

Science

Japanese court rules against nuclear operator in suicide suit

Source:Reuters, by Lisa Twaronite, Aug 26, 2014

FUKUSHIMA Japan – The operator of Japanese nuclear reactors that melted down in 2011 is responsible for the suicide of a woman who became depressed after the accident and it must pay $472,000 in compensation, a court ruled on Tuesday. 384 more words

Nuclear

Could Japan’s Fukushima Radiation be Mutating Vegetables?

Source: Natural Society, by Christina Sarich

An artist that lives in the northern portion of the Mie Prefecture, in Western Japan (but still within Fukushima’s radiation-circle) has  232 more words

Health

Eric Schlosser- Command and Control

Eric Schlosser’s latest non-fiction arrival Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety is released in paperback this week following its debut as a hardcover book in the fall of 2013. 110 more words

Literature

August 27 Energy News

Opinion:

¶   “Renewable Energy Momentum Has Passed The Tipping Point” Here in the ides of August, 2014, there exists clear, overwhelmingly convincing evidence that we have passed the tipping point for change into the renewable energy era. 527 more words

Nuclear Power

IRAN DEFENSE MINISTER: TEHRAN REFUSES UN NUCLEAR WATCHDOG ACCESS TO PARCHIN BASE

Iran will not give UN nuclear inspectors access to a military base outside Tehran that they have been seeking to visit since 2005, Defense Minister Hossein Dehgan said in a press briefing on… 198 more words

Iran

Technology and moral hazard

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you ought

An interesting article by John Kaag and Sarah Kreps on the moral hazard that the use of drone strikes poses and how in the debate on their use there arises a confusion of the… 395 more words

Ethics