Category Archives: Environmental

Major First Amendment Lawsuit Challenges Censorship of Dietary Advice

WEB RELEASE: May 30, 2012 CONTACT: Bob Ewing (703) 682-9320 Arlington, Va USA.—Can the government throw you in jail for offering advice on the Internet about what people should buy at the grocery store? That is exactly the claim made by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. And that is why today diabetic blogger Steve […]

The Worst Case: What If the Water Ran Dry in the Japanese Reactors? by Eli Kintisch and Adrian Cho

What if cooling in one or more of the reactors at the Fukushima nuclear plant were lost? Richard Lester, chair of the department of nuclear science and engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, emphasizes the “very, very” unlikely possibility of that scenario. But if it were to occur, the inherent heat […]

Must See: Interview about spent fuel pools: Video

– Interview with nuclear physicist Frank N. von Hippel, Former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology, Google Ads

Video footage of the Distruction of the port city of Kesennuma by the tsunami that hit Japan this past Friday.

Amateur footage demonstrates the frightening speed with which Friday’s tsunami destroyed the city of Kesennuma, Japan. At first a trickle of water creeps down a street. The stream quickly becomes a torrent as the 33ft-tsunami triggered by Japan’s strongest ever earthquake sweeps into the city. Sirens wail as cars and debris are swept down the […]