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Small country, big challenge: Switzerland’s upcoming transition to sustainable energy via Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Switzerland has a long tradition of using nuclear energy. With no reserves of coal, oil, or natural gas of its own, the country had to turn to other sources to meet its energy needs. As a result, a nation of … Continue reading

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Fallujah Babies: Under a New Kind of Siege via Reader Supported News

hile the US military has formally withdrawn from Iraq, doctors and residents of Fallujah are blaming weapons like depleted uranium and white phosphorous used during two devastating US attacks on Fallujah in 2004 for what are being described as “catastrophic” … Continue reading

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‘Green curtains’ surge in face of power shortage via The Japan Times

Sales of “Green curtain” gardening kits are surging, shoppers are buying clothes designed to help them stay cool and a pizzeria owner is losing weight as Tokyo residents brace for a summer with less air conditioning. Sales of gear to … Continue reading

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