Climate Change

U.S. Freezes All Nuclear Power Plant Licensing Decisions

Posted by on August 8, 2012 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
U.S. Freezes All Nuclear Power Plant Licensing Decisions

Federal nuclear regulators froze at least 19 final reactor licensing decisions in response to a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit that spent nuclear fuel stored on-site at nuclear power plants “poses a dangerous, long-term health and environmental risk.” As a result, the NRC today put a hold on nine construction and operating licenses, eight license renewals, one operating license, and one early site permit.

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Island of Tokelau to be World’s First Fully Solar-Powered Nation

Posted by on August 3, 2012 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly with 0 Comments
Island of Tokelau to be World’s First Fully Solar-Powered Nation

(NBC News) A project to convert the tiny island nation of Tokelau to all solar power is nearing fruition, as workers finish the first of three major panel arrays. Once activated, the installations should provide more than 90 percent of the power used by the islands’ 1,711 residents.

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Widespread Effects on Food Prices Due to Severe U.S. Drought

Widespread Effects on Food Prices Due to Severe U.S. Drought

(By Katie Spoden | Nourishing the Planet) On Tuesday, the New York Times published an article describing the far-reaching consequences of the severe drought on food prices in the United States. The article summarizes the economic consequences of the drought due to the largely damaged corn and soybean crop in the Midwest. The U.S. Drought Monitor recently declared […]

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The Solar System Climate Is Changing, Not Just Earth

Written by on January 13, 2012 in Climate Change, Earth & Space with 11 Comments
The Solar System Climate Is Changing, Not Just Earth

(Wake Up World) What if for a moment we looked at the climate change debate from a completely different perspective? Let’s take a wider view and move away from local earth bound data to what is happening in our solar system. For if there is evidence to support that climate change is occurring to planets […]

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