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Underground fire outside St. Louis has burned since 2010, nears nuclear waste dump

Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste, separated by no more than 1,200 feet.<p>Government officials have quietly adopted an emergency plan in case the smoldering embers ever reach the …

State solar users would lose savings if proposal is OKd; SolarCity describes 'catastrophic' future

Tired of growing electricity bills, Miguel Espinoza decided to turn to the sun, rather than the grid, for power.<p>The Inglewood resident signed in March with solar leasing giant SolarCity to fix his electric bills at $130 a month — down from the $250 to $300 he had been paying.<p>Those savings, however, …

Singapore moves against Indonesian firms over haze

Five Indonesian companies including multinational Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) have been served with legal notices, according to a Singapore government statement issued late Friday.<p>The move followed a bitter diplomatic spat over Indonesia's failure to stop a severe outbreak of smoky haze which has …

David Letterman to Talk Climate Change on Next TV Gig

David Letterman already has plans to return to the small-screen after retiring from the <i>Late Show.</i><p>The former late night host will travel to India for …

Why storing solar energy and using it at night is closer than you think

By Chris Mooney<p>, Reporter<p>In May, when Tesla Motors announced its new battery product to vast media buzz, the talk was all about people putting batteries in their solar-powered homes, and thereby becoming that much less reliant on the grid.<p>But there was always another and perhaps even bigger side of …

Solar Power

Paris climate talks could fail, warns Francois Hollande

Nations must make a greater effort to reach agreement or else millions face the risk of becoming climate refugees, says French president<p>The president of France, Francois Hollande, has warned that the global climate change talks scheduled for Paris this December will fail unless nations make a much …

'Rivers of acid' in Zambian villages

<b>Zambian villagers are taking a multinational copper mining firm to court in the UK, accusing it of poisoning their water. The BBC's Nomsa Maseko visited the area which has allegedly been polluted.</b><p>Dressed in colourful sarongs and t-shirts, the women of Hippo Pool village collect their water on the …

Indian Philosophy