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The Nuclear Tech Breakthrough That Could Make Oil Obsolete

We hear a lot about the approaching end of the fossil fuel era. But as various companies work on wind and solar, there's a group of scientists …

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Can North Korea Actually Hit the United States With a Nuclear Weapon?

Six systems that North Korea needs to master to achieve a long-sought goal: being able to reliably hit the United States.

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#EndorseThis: John Oliver On Why The US Needs A 'Nuclear Toilet'

<i>Last Week Tonight</i> host John Oliver tackled nuclear waste on Sunday. “All over the country,” he noted, nuclear plants have been tasked with storing …

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Solar panel capacity to overtake nuclear energy within months in historic landmark

Solar panel capacity is set to overtake nuclear worldwide for the first time within the next few months, according to expert predictions.<p>There are …

Renewable Energy

Trump’s Horrific Spelling Reassures Nation That He Cannot Correctly Enter Nuclear Codes

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump’s demonstrable inability to spell even the simplest words has reassured many that he lacks the aptitude to correctly enter the nuclear launch codes entrusted to the President of the United States.<p>While millions of Americans have lost sleep over the …

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John Oliver Says The U.S. Nuclear Nightmare Has Already Happened

And it includes radioactive alligators.<p>This will make you turn green in a hurry.<p>In a bit from Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver expounded on the United States’ nuclear problem ― one that was hazardous long before Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump exchanged bomb threats.<p>Oliver pointed out …

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Making the case for nuclear energy

Jeremy Carl and David Fedor, research scholars at the Hoover Institution, discuss the state of nuclear energy in the U.S. They analyze nuclear’s …

Energy

Bannon Is 'Going Nuclear'

The ousted White House chief strategist is back at Breitbart News, and he’s planning to make mischief.<p><i>Updated on August 18 at 6:25 p.m. ET</i><p>In firing Steve Bannon, President Trump has lost his chief ideologue, the man who channeled his base and advocated for the populist-nationalist policies that …

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China beats US in starting world's first meltdown-proof nuclear power plant

The fuel loading, which is the final step before the reactor starts operation, would place China as the first country in the world to begin running …

Energy

What is energy? From wind to solar and nuclear, we explain the basics of global power

How do we power the world around us? Here’s Alphr’s explainer on energy, and the challenges of powering the world<p>Energy cannot be created or …

Energy

A Call for More Solar in the Wake of South Carolina’s Nuclear Debacle | GTM Squared

Are you a Square?<p>GTM Squared delivers premium content in the form of in-depth article series, research highlights, and multimedia extras. Go beyond …

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Time to dismantle nuclear weapons

President Donald Trump’s threats to pre-emptively strike North Korea continue to alarm citizens as well as international diplomats and military …

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North Korea releases aggressive propaganda posters boasting of nuclear power over US

North Korea has released propaganda posters boasting that the US mainland is “within our strike range!” and condemning strengthened United Nations sanctions over its recent missile tests.<p>One of the bold posters, released through state-controlled media on Thursday, depicts multiple rockets being …

North Korea

A massive blackout prompts questions about Taiwan’s energy policy

LARGE parts of Taiwan went black: roads were lit only by the headlights of the cars driving along them, and even the capital’s landmark skyscraper, …

Economics

Why Georgia Sticks With Nuclear Power

It’s a hedge against a low-carbon future—and much more.<p>Georgia’s decision to continue building two new nuclear reactors—the only commercial ones now in development in the U.S.—means my state stands alone. Vermont’s Yankee plant went offline in 2014, and Massachusetts’ Pilgrim Station is scheduled …

Energy

Mitt Romney Goes Nuclear On Trump

Mitt Romney has been hitting President Trump pretty hard over his statements following the events in Charlottesville.Earlier this morning, he posted …

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How To Survive A Nuclear Explosion, According To Science

<i>Excited for the August 21 eclipse? Visit our Eclipse 2017 page to explore the science, history, and myths of the event.</i> <i>The Curiosity team will be</i> …

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Why Climate Change Isn’t Our Biggest Environmental Problem, and Why Technology Won’t Save Us

Our core ecological problem is not climate change. It is overshoot, of which global warming is a symptom. Overshoot is a systemic issue. Until we …

Climate

Here's How Even a Minor Nuclear War Could Affect Our Planet's Environment

Maybe not apocalypse, but it could still be bad.<p>President Donald Trump's vow to hit North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen' is …

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Taiwan blackouts cast long shadow over leader’s plans for nuclear-free future

Taiwan suffered its worst ever power outage earlier this week, with close to 7 million households in 17 cities and counties being left in the dark …

Energy

Some Bad Ideas, Like Zombies, Never Seem to Die. A ‘No First Use’ Nuclear Policy Is One of Them.

Some argue that the United States should declare a “no first use” nuclear weapons policy.<p>This would mean that the United States would only use a …

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Nuclear Deal on Life Support in Face of Iranian Violations

One of the key parts of the Iran nuclear deal is a requirement that the President report regularly to Congress on Iran’s compliance:“(6) COMPLIANCE …

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Civil Nuclear Energy Development: The Japanese Link

The agreement with Japan will open doors for the well-developed Japanese nuclear industry to contribute in India

Energy

Chinese ambassador to Canada talks Trump, trade and nuclear power

The People’s Republic of China’s ambassador to Canada made his first trip to Saskatchewan this week. Lu Shaye, a career bureaucrat who previously …

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This Is One Of The Worst Things You Can Do If Nuclear War Breaks Out

Thanks to the sudden appearance of Nazis, the threat of North Korea and the United States engaging in a very short and devastating nuclear war is now …

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Iran May Quit The Nuclear Deal ‘Within Hours’ After Calling The U.S. ‘Not A Good Partner Or A Reliable Negotiator’

In July, President Donald Trump reluctantly renewed the Iran nuclear deal and its accompanying sanctions relief program — thereby reneging on one of his more ardent campaign promises. Yet the diplomatic pressures that ultimately forced Trump’s hand didn’t prevent his administration from sticking to …

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Iran Just Threatened to Restart Its Nuclear Program if the U.S. Continues With Sanctions

(TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's president has issued a direct threat, claiming his country is capable of restarting its nuclear program within hours.<p>Hassan …

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After failure of South Carolina nuclear plant, backers seek federal aid

A 2013 photograph that show V. C. Summer Nuclear Station Unit 1 near Jenkinsville, South Carolina. Photo by DJSlawSlaw via Wikimedia …

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Nuclear Power’s Woes Imperil U.S. National Security, Moniz Says

The decline of the U.S. nuclear-power industry puts America’s security at risk, according to a report being released Tuesday by former Energy …

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Russian Rocket Engines May Have Fueled North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions - ExtremeTech

Russian Rocket Engines May Have Fueled North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions<p>By on August 15, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

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