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Is Solar Growth Really Lagging?

Is Solar Growth Really Lagging?

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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power

Japan’s Nukes – Scary or Interesting Concern?

Japan’s Nukes – Scary or Interesting Concern?

Mar 23, 2011 at 06:07 | Brian Westenhaus

Fast answer – an interesting concern.  Those words are chosen as the human tragedy unfolds.  Perhaps hundreds or thousands of people are exposed to the elements, including overnights in cold…

After 40 years of Nuclear Passion, It Hurts

After 40 years of Nuclear Passion, It Hurts

Mar 21, 2011 at 17:00 | Llewellyn King

For 40 years I've written about nuclear power, defended it and believed, as I still do, that it offers the best signpost to a great future; to what Churchill called…

Calculating calamity: Japan's nuclear accident and the antifragile alternative

Calculating calamity: Japan's nuclear accident and the antifragile alternative

Mar 21, 2011 at 16:54 | Kurt Cobb

Famed student of risk and probability and author of The Black Swan Nassim Nicholas Taleb tells us that in 2003 Japan's nuclear safety agency set as a goal that fatalities…

Following Fukushima Safety of Armenian Nuclear Plant Questioned

Following Fukushima Safety of Armenian Nuclear Plant Questioned

Mar 21, 2011 at 16:50 | RFE/RL staff

Just a half-hour drive from the Armenian capital, Yerevan, a Soviet-era nuclear power plant sits precariously on an earthquake fault line. Environmentalists have long said the Ararat Valley, located just…

Can Africa and Other Developing Nations Provide Safe Nuclear Power

Can Africa and Other Developing Nations Provide Safe Nuclear Power

Mar 21, 2011 at 09:51 | SciDev SciDev

As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to provide safe nuclear power. The disasters that struck several Japanese nuclear facilities in…

Excellent Opportunities In Nuclear and Uranium Stocks

Excellent Opportunities In Nuclear and Uranium Stocks

Mar 18, 2011 at 15:24 | Jeb Handwerger

There's an old saying in investing: Buy a winter coat in the summer. Uranium stocks are certainly out of season and deeply discounted. Media coverage has shifted from the destruction…

What Are You Willing to Sacrifice to Give Up Nuclear Energy?

What Are You Willing to Sacrifice to Give Up Nuclear Energy?

Mar 18, 2011 at 11:13 | Robert Rapier

After the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico, someone said to me “We have to stop all offshore drilling.” My response was that I could get behind that…

EU to Stress Test Nuclear Power Plants Following Fukushima Disaster

EU to Stress Test Nuclear Power Plants Following Fukushima Disaster

Mar 18, 2011 at 10:48 | RFE/RL staff

BRUSSELS -- EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has announced that EU-wide stress tests on nuclear power plants will be conducted in the wake of the nuclear disaster unfolding at the…

Five Potential Nuclear Disasters Just Waiting to Happen

Five Potential Nuclear Disasters Just Waiting to Happen

Mar 17, 2011 at 10:49 | RFE/RL staff

The troubles surrounding Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant in the wake of the recent earthquake and tsunami there have set off a debate on the safety of nuclear power in…

The True Story on Nuclear Power

The True Story on Nuclear Power

Mar 16, 2011 at 22:54 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Having once worked for the Atomic Energy Commission at the Nuclear Test Site in Nevada, I do have some insights into the melt down at Fukushima. The media is wallowing…

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