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Russia starts work on Arctic dock for 1st-ever floating nuclear power plant

The world’s first floating nuclear power plant is set to start producing power and heat in 2019. While the plant is already being tested, …

Hiroshima: Grief, horror of atomic bomb remembered 70 years on

<b>Hiroshima, Japan (CNN) —</b> In the center of Hiroshima, yards from where the world's first atomic attack bomb exploded 70 years ago, stands a dome-shaped bell tower of modest proportions. It is decorated with the bronze statues of three children.<p>Their slender arms reach out, spreading wide towards the …

Hiroshima

Fukushima radiation hits North American shores: Oregon environment news

Radiation from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor has been found on the shores of Vancouver Island, The Associated Press reports.<p><b>This is the</b> …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

This Huge Wind Turbine Floating on Water Is Fukushima's Energy Solution

A mere 12 miles from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will soon sit a 620-foot, 1,500-ton windmill atop a 5,000-ton podium. It’ll be the …

Preventing a Fukushima disaster in Europe

Improved safety management and further collaboration between experts is required to minimise the risk of flooding at coastal nuclear plants in Europe.<p>…

70 Years Since the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan

Aeronautics

Containing Fukushima Is “Beyond Current Technology”. Worldwide Radiation is the Unspoken Consequence | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>We reported in 2012 that top nuclear experts say that the technology doesn’t yet even exist to clean up Fukushima.</i><p><i>Now, the head of the Fukushima</i> …

Japan's nuclear restart meets public fears | Asia Pacific

<b>Tokyo, Japan</b> <b>-</b> Four years after the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami caused the worst nuclear accident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, the nuclear industry is preparing for a comeback this year.<p>Behind industry optimism is strong government backing, despite widespread public unease.<p>All of Japan's …

Energy