Nuclear Energy

Europe 'has failed to learn from environmental disasters'

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John Vidal
The remains of Chernobyl nuclear power plant reactor number four. Europe has failed to learn the lessons from many environmental and health disasters like Chernobyl, the report warns. Photograph: Igor Kostin/Corbis
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Europe has failed to learn the lessons from many environmental and health disasters like Chernobyl, leaded petrol and DDT insecticides, and is now ignoring warnings about bee deaths, GM food and nanotechnology, according to an 800-page report by the European Environment Agency. ... Read more about Europe 'has failed to learn from environmental disasters'

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How Can We End Our Fossil Fuel Addiction By 2050?

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https://arbtech.co.uk/can-we-end-our-fossil-fuel-addiction-2050/

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Since the Industrial Revolution, the world has been hooked on fossil fuels. This fatal addiction has us living on borrowed time, facing ecological and economic ruin by 2050. 

At present we remain dangerously over-reliant on fossil-fuel power. However, it’s not too late – if we take steps in the right direction we can beat our addiction. ... Read more about How Can We End Our Fossil Fuel Addiction By 2050?

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Rochelle Becker

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Rochelle Becker

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Executive Director - Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility

Rochelle Becker has been active on nuclear safety issues in California for 35 years. She co-founded the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility in 2005 to focus on her experience working with elected representatives and oversight agencies - both state and federal.  Rochelle has testified before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, California Energy Commission, Regional Water Quality Control Board, as well as the state legislature and Congress. ... Read more about Rochelle Becker

Extended nuclear generation outage increases Southern CA's energy prices relative to Northern CA

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http://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.cfm?id=10531

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Historically, wholesale power prices for Northern and Southern California tracked closely with one another, indicating minimal market differences between the two areas. However, after the shutdown of SONGS in early 2012, the relatively inexpensive nuclear generation produced by SONGS had to be replaced with power from more expensive sources. Consequently, since April 2012 Southern California power prices have persistently exceeded Northern California prices, with the spread averaging $4.15/MWh, or 12% of the Northern California price. ... Read more about Extended nuclear generation outage increases Southern CA's energy prices relative to Northern CA

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Sebastian Hanna 100% Renewable Energy for Sweden Presentation

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100% Renewable Energy for Sweden's Electricity Sector by 2020

Process of an Online Transaction

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http://www.isoc-vn.org/www/archive/010922-SProbst-eCommerceIntro/sld001.html

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Process of an Online Transaction

This image displays the process of an online transaction. The image shows the flow of how a customer can purchase a product online. After, the transaction is completed when the money is withdrawed from the customer's bank into the merchant's bank. The flow chart displays the facile manner in which an electonic purchase can be made.  ... Read more about Process of an Online Transaction

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Asia Report: After Quake, Japan Pushes for Asia Supergrid

After Quake, Japan Pushes for Asia Supergrid
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New Hampshire, USA -- Japan this week marks the one year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that has since forced it to re-evaluate its nuclear strategy. In doing so, it also unveiled a plan that could have big implications for renewable energy across the continent. ... Read more about Asia Report: After Quake, Japan Pushes for Asia Supergrid

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Fukushima reactor shows radiation levels much higher than thought

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Damage from disaster so severe that clean-up expected to take decades, according to latest examination of nuclear plant

One of Japan's crippled nuclear reactors still has fatally high radiation levels and much less water to cool it than officials estimated, according to an internal examination that renews doubts about the plant's stability. ... Read more about Fukushima reactor shows radiation levels much higher than thought

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Environment world review of the year: '2011 rewrote the record books'

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John Vidal
Members of the Japanese government investigate the accident at Fukushima nuclear
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The ecologically tumultuous year saw record greenhouse gas emissions, melting Arctic sea ice, natural disasters and extreme weather – and the world's second worst nuclear disaster ... Read more about Environment world review of the year: '2011 rewrote the record books'

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