Daily Archives: 2012/10/21

In Japan, need of fossil fuels pushes climate-change targets to back seat via Washington Post

TOKYO — With Japan’s oil and gas plants firing at full capacity, officials here say there is little chance of meeting a pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions significantly over the next decade, a startling retreat for a country that … Continue reading

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Nuclear weapons ‘outlawed’ in an independent Scotland, says Salmond via BBC News

The leader of the SNP has said that if his party won power in an independent government it would make nuclear weapons illegal. Alex Salmond told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show that Trident, which currently resides at Faslane Naval base … Continue reading

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Permit given for fracking near nuclear plant via Herald Standard.com

Chesapeake Energy has a permit to frack just one mile from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport. Whether that is cause for alarm, experts can’t say. But one thing is for sure — in the midst of the … Continue reading

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