Remember that Melbourne cup drop in electricity use? A half of one percent. Excuse me for not being blown away by this… If you have a problem, then work out a solution and execute it. That’s how people all over the world solve big problems.
Looking at the impact and ramifications of climate change (warming, extreme events, ocean acidification, etc.) and other stressors on ecological systems, such as habitat loss, over-exploitation and invasive species.
Mark Horstman travels to Fukushima Prefecture in Japan to investigate where the radioactive fallout has travelled since the Daichi nuclear power plant accident over three years ago. This was the profile of a recent ABC Catalyst documentary investigation on the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear event. You can watch the 17 min report here. Below is […]
This is the final in a four part series on nuclear waste which has run on BraveNewClimate.com over a four-day period, authored by Geoff Russell. Go here for Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. I conclude the series by discussing why nuclear waste is such a valuable resource and also cleans up a few related issues surrounding waste […]
Nuclear Waste Part 3: Case studies
This is the third in a four part series on nuclear waste which is running on BraveNewClimate.com over a four-day period, authored by Geoff Russell. Go here for Part 1 and Part 2. Case studies in waste disposal Finland’s nuclear waste repository For many, I suspect the most compelling evidence for thinking that nuclear waste is a tough problem is news stories […]
This is the second in a four part series on nuclear waste which is running on BraveNewClimate.com over a four-day period, authored by Geoff Russell. Click here for Part 1. What’s special about nuclear waste? In Part I, we found that radioactive decay in the earth’s crust is continuously releasing as much energy as 44 million large nuclear […]