Not to mention the obliteration of mankind risk. In any event demand is low and costs of replacement are high. The globe’s nuclear power industry is aging, plagued with high costs and construction delays, and generally… Read More
Slate shows how far ahead of the rest of the world the Swedes are and asks why we seem to have so much difficulty. Sweden, from which I’ve recently returned, is impressively functional, efficient, and… Read More
by Denis G. Campbell Editor We’re in the home stretch and miles away from our target. A longtime progressive friend has offered to match every contribution up to £10,000 pounds for the next 48 hours. We… Read More
They are very lucky to have been far enough away.
Slate explains why you won’t see any big actions against the country that controls the spigot. Following the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 317, many Europeans are eager for their governments to do something—anything—to punish… Read More
by Robert Hunziker The California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources temporarily shut down as of July 18lth, several oil and gas wastewater injection wells over concerns about contamination of the state’s aquifers. That… Read More
Lifehacker offers this tip, although we have been in cars in the EU made by German manufacturer VW that do this at stop lights. The engine shuts off then as soon as you depress the… Read More
Think things are bad where you live. This mayfly migration shows they could be worse. Once a year, the bugs emerge — millions of them. Every summer, they swarm en masse around the banks of… Read More