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August 21 Energy News

Science and Technology:

¶   Under the right scenario, exporting US coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a 21% drop in greenhouse gas emissions compared to burning it at less energy-efficient US plants. 562 more words

Nuclear Power

The 31 Worst Kinds of People

There are very few people in the world I truly hate, because hating takes a lot of energy and I am LAAA-ZYYYY! (Please read that last word in the sing-song-y tone of your preference.) But if disliking people were a sport, I would be the Serena Williams of my generation. 266 more words

Bret Michaels

August 20 Energy News

Science and Technology:

¶   Algae Systems LLC demonstrated a process that combines wastewater with algae to produce the world’s first energy-generating wastewater treatment process, using carbon-negative technologies. 383 more words

Nuclear Power

Centrale nucleare, sau pe bază de cărbuni?

Este intr-adevăr mai sigură producerea electricității prin intermediul arderii combustibililor fosili? Se discută, în ultima vreme, despre pericolul reprezentat de centralele nucleare și despre faptul că acestea ar trebui înlocuite cu alte surse de energie. 419 more words


Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants

National Research Council

The March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami sparked a humanitarian disaster in northeastern Japan. They were responsible for more than 15,900 deaths and 2,600 missing persons as well as physical infrastructure damages exceeding $200 billion. 277 more words

Energy And Climate

Mount Polley spill spurs uranium safety check

VANCOUVER – A toxic spill from a British Columbia mine has prompted the country’s nuclear watchdog to request a series of checks at uranium facilities. 504 more words