The Tijuana River project, which involves actions by the city of San Diego, the International Boundary and Water Commission, and Mexico’s National Water Commission, is expected to reduce sewage spill frequency from the current 138 days per year to 12 days per year, a reduction of 91 percent.
New research raises interesting possibilities.
Rex J. Fleming’s False Alarm: The Rise and Fall of the Carbon Dioxide Theory of Climate Change.
On June 10, groups named Shut Down STEM and Particles for Justice led nearly 6,000 scientists – and even journals like Nature -- in a stop work day to protest “systemic racism in STEM” (science, technology, and math) professions.
The worldwide race to achieve affordable, functional nuclear fusion is rolling along, with new players popping up all over the map seeking a slice of what promises to be an unlimited energy pie that could pave the way to interplanetary travel (among many other things).
Alan Levinovitz begins Natural: How faith in nature’s goodness leads to harmful fads, unjust laws, and flawed science by asking the question, “How can we live in harmony with nature?” A better question might be, “Should we?”
New initiatives at the Department of Defense – spurred in part by complaints of dumping by U.S. uranium miners – may just be the spark needed to move the U.S. back into worldwide leadership in the peaceful (as well as wartime) uses of nuclear energy.
“No debate on the proper balance between private property rights and conflicting societal needs is complete without noting the Takings Clause.”
As coal production falls, so do fees paid to the abandoned mine land program.
For that all of humanity to reach our full potential requires that electricity be universally available.
Who's hit hardest when energy is scarce?
Whatever happened to Eisenhower’s dream of atoms for peace?
The divestment movement began as a project of 350.org, a coalition led by Bill McKibben.
For some people the world can't end fast enough.
Phasing out natural gas-fired electric power generation by 2030 is bedrock dogma in the Green New Deal.