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Brazil incoming energy minister favors nuclear and wind power; “hydro has reached its limit” - MercoPress

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 05:38
Brazil incoming energy minister favors nuclear and wind power; “hydro has reached its limit”  MercoPress

Brazil's incoming mines and energy minister, Bento Albuquerque, supports more nuclear and wind power development to diversify the country's energy matrix, ...

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The impending threat of climate change brings nuclear energy to the fore once more - The New Economy

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 05:01
The impending threat of climate change brings nuclear energy to the fore once more  The New Economy

When the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant went into meltdown in March 2011, the consequences stretched far beyond the surrounding evacuation zone.

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Regulators OK sale of Vermont nuke near Massachusetts border - MassLive.com

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 03:00
Regulators OK sale of Vermont nuke near Massachusetts border  MassLive.com

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Station closed in 2014, removing 604 megawatts of zero-emission energy capacity from the New England power grid.

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Is U.S. Confrontation with China Threatening U.S. Nuclear Competitiveness? - The National Interest Online

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:33
Is U.S. Confrontation with China Threatening U.S. Nuclear Competitiveness?  The National Interest Online

The United States has created neither the market conditions nor the regulatory environment to maintain U.S. global nuclear leadership.

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Kaiga to set world record for non-stop production on December 10 - The New Indian Express

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:24
Kaiga to set world record for non-stop production on December 10  The New Indian Express

The record was earlier held by Unit 2 of Heysham of United Kingdom, which operated non-stop for 940 days.

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Letters to the editor - Lakes Mail

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 01:00
Letters to the editor  Lakes Mail

THE kangaroos at Morisset Hospital ('Roo lockout rankles', Lakes Mail, December 6), like kangaroos everywhere, are on death row. They would have been shot ...

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Chinese nuclear giant interested in canned Moorside site - New Civil Engineer

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 00:19
Chinese nuclear giant interested in canned Moorside site  New Civil Engineer

A China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) senior representative has hinted that the company may be interested in purchasing the Moorside nuclear site after ...

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Katy Tur, France's Riots and Panic Mode - Martinsburg Journal

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 23:34
Katy Tur, France's Riots and Panic Mode  Martinsburg Journal

NBC's Katy Tur, responding to an article in the New Yorker about climate, looked into the camera and asked, “How pointless is my life? And how pointless are ...

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James Bond an alcoholic: study - SBS News

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 22:30
James Bond an alcoholic: study  SBS News

A study of 24 James Bond movies has led health researchers to conclude the secret agent may have a severe drinking problem.

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For a Top Foundation's Evolving Climate Program, a Growing Focus on China and India - Inside Philanthropy

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 21:38
For a Top Foundation's Evolving Climate Program, a Growing Focus on China and India  Inside Philanthropy

MacArthur's climate program continues to develop, since it launched in 2015 with a big play to bolster U.S. climate leadership. Lately, the foundation has been ...

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Chevy Volt's Discontinuation And 'Gilets Jaunes' Riots In Paris Have Something In Common - Forbes

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 18:35
Chevy Volt's Discontinuation And 'Gilets Jaunes' Riots In Paris Have Something In Common  Forbes

What does the decision by General Motors Co. to discontinue production of the Chevrolet Volt have to do with popular unrest in France as evidenced by the ...

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Only an intensive effort will ward off perilous climate change - Chicago Sun-Times

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 16:00
Only an intensive effort will ward off perilous climate change  Chicago Sun-Times

Mona Charen's piece on the fact that attention to climate change — which she dubs “hysteria” — will not solve our problems is totally wrong. “Hysteria” is the only ...

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This Day in History, Dec. 9, 2018 - The Keene Sentinel

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 11:00
This Day in History, Dec. 9, 2018  The Keene Sentinel

Monday, Dec. 9, 1968. The 1967-68 Cheshire County delegation bade its formal farewell to office Saturday without taking any decisive action on proposals to ...

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Prof praised for 'outstanding contribution' to nuclear research - Gazette

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 11:00
Prof praised for 'outstanding contribution' to nuclear research  Gazette

A leading campaigner fighting against a new nuclear power station has been presented a prestigious medal.

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Our View: Hydro-Quebec answers key climate question - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 09:10
Our View: Hydro-Quebec answers key climate question  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Mainers are already paying the price for the world's slow response to manmade climate change. Studies like the National Climate Assessment report last month ...

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Op-ed | Does state of nuclear industry require government action? - TribDem.com

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:40
Op-ed | Does state of nuclear industry require government action?  TribDem.com

We are at a critical moment in Pennsylvania's nuclear industry.

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Being reasonable about climate change | Another - Grand Island Independent

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 06:00
Being reasonable about climate change | Another  Grand Island Independent

It used to be called global warming and now it's mostly called climate change, but it's still a near apocalypse frowning on the horizon, according to a recent ...

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Regulators Approve Sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant - Power Engineering Magazine

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 05:48
Regulators Approve Sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant  Power Engineering Magazine

Vermont Yankee closed in 2014 after operating for 42 years.

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Being reasonable about climate change debate - New Jersey Herald

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 05:01
Being reasonable about climate change debate  New Jersey Herald

It used to be called global warming and now it's mostly called climate change, but it's still a near apocalypse frowning on the horizon, according to a recent ...

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