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Convene a Congressional Hearing on Aerosol Geoengineering in US - Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: US, Weather, Climate Change, Geoengineering, Toxic Metals, Pollution, Health risks, Environment, Society, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
The US Air Force and Navy are experimenting with high-altitude spraying of various heavy metals to precipitate clouds without public consent. These toxic metals end up in the air, soil and water creating health risks and environmental damage.
The Antarctic Ice Sheet Is a Sleeping Giant, Beginning to Stir
Science & Tech  (tags: s Climate chScience, Environment, Climate change scepticism, Climate change, Antarctica, Sea ice )

Judy
- 14 days ago - theguardian.com
Infrastructure must adapt to shrinking southern ice sheets and sea level rise
Why Climate Change Is Forcing Some Environmentalists to Back Nuclear Power
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, Emissions, Nuclear Energy, Greens, Environmentalists, Clean Energy, Emissions Reductions )

Brian
- 37 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"A new letter, signed by 71 ecologists and conservation researchers (at last count), argues that greens must rethink their nuclear power resistance"
A Strange New Gene Pool of Animals Is Brewing in the Arctic
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, research, climate change, hybrid animals, study, world )

Kathy
- 40 days ago - nautil.us
In the last 40 years, the Arctic has warmed by about 3.5 degrees Fahrenheit, more than twice the overall global rise in that same period. Already grizzly bears are tromping into polar bear territory while fish like cod and salmon are leaving their histori
Mitigation and Emissions Reduction Is Our Key to Survival, Scientists Say - ICTMN
Science & Tech  (tags: World, Environment, UN, IPCC, Climate Change, CO2 emissions, Energy, Sustainabililty )

Victoria
- 79 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the Fifth Assessment Report states that fossil fuels that cause greenhouse gases have to go and alternative sources of energy need to be implemented. This needs to happen rapidly.
I-Wonder: Did Climate Change Make Us Intelligent ?
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, science, environment, human brains, Earth )

Ray
- 88 days ago - bbc.co.uk
About two million years ago, something extraordinary started happening in the Great Rift Valley in East Africa.
In Tennessee, Time Comes for a Nuclear Plant Four Decades in the Making
Science & Tech  (tags: Watts Bar 2, TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority, Nuclear Energy, Low Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 101 days ago - nytimes.com
The single most important benefit of nuclear energy is that, at a time when Climate Change represents the single biggest threat to humanity, our development of Next Generation Nuclear facilities is our best chance for changing the course of Climate Change
DNews: The Future Of Clean Nuclear Energy Is Coming   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Next Generation Nuclear, Molten Salt Reactors, Thorium, Recycling Waste, Passive Safety, Non-Proliferation )

Brian
- 108 days ago - youtube.com
"Nuclear power has been around for decades, and it accounts for 19% of energy in the United States. Julian is here to discuss how scientists are now looking at how molten salt reactors might be changing the way we create energy"
Attention to Climate Change Is On the Rise. Nuclear Energy Is An Essential Part of the Solution
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, UN Climate Summit, IPCC Report, People's Climate March, Decarbonisation, Reducing Emissions, Nuclear Energy )

Brian
- 113 days ago - theenergycollective.com
"The Economist published a very interesting figure demonstrating that, when it comes to energy production, the worldwide use of nuclear power is second only to hydro (and not by much) in having reduced global emissions to date."
Why Doesn't U.S. Recycle Nuclear Fuel?
Science & Tech  (tags: Recycling, Reuse, Energy, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Waste, Disposal, Zero Carbon, Emissions Reductions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 118 days ago - forbes.com
"France, Great Britain and Japan, among other nations, realized that spent nuclear fuel is a valuable asset, not simply waste requiring disposal. As a result, France today gets 80 percent of its electricity with nuclear power, much of it by recycling."
Thorium the Holy Grail of Nuclear Power
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Nuclear Energy, Kerr, Thorium Power Canada, Climate Change )

Brian
- 119 days ago - bnn.ca
"Thorium is more abundant, lasts longer and is more efficient than uranium when being used as fuel for nuclear energy. David Kerr, CEO of Thorium Power Canada joins BNN to explain why thorium will be eventually beat out uranium."
Harper's New Climate PR Campaign Is Downright Orwellian
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, climate change, Harper, Canada, tar sands, oil sands, Alberta, energy, muzzling, world, business )

Michael
- 123 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Facing criticism in the lead up to the U.N. Climate Summit, which prime minister Stephen Harper did not attend, the Harper Government released a new public outreach campaign through Environment Canada, praising the country's action on climate change.
Nuclear Plants Make New York a Global Model for Addressing Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: New York, Climate Change, Emissions Reductions, Energy, Nuclear Energy, Clean Energy, Huffington Post )

Brian
- 126 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"In addition to accounting for nearly one-third of New York's electricity, nuclear is the most reliable and efficient form of generation in the state. Our state's nuclear energy facilities operated at a very high average capacity factor of 92.2 percent.."
Fox 'Fair and Balanced' Debate: Global Warming Happens in 'Fantasy World' of Scientists (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, Fox News, humans, science, scientists, research, world, environment, study )

Carrie
- 127 days ago - rawstory.com
A Fox News on Wednesday brought on someone who had a "really long business card" to explain why scientists were living in a fantasy world if they thought the world was experiencing any negative impacts from climate change.
Another Nuclear Design Approved By NRC
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Energy, NRC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ESBWR, Passive Safety, Active Safety, Generation III+, #FutureOfEnergy, Zero Carbon, Climate Change )

Brian
- 131 days ago - ansnuclearcafe.org
"ESBWR is fully a GEN III+ plant (light water reactor with advanced safety features) in every sense of the term, with both fully passive and active core cooling features, a core catcher, a new containment, and more."
 

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