Wednesday, July 24, 2024

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Biden signs ADVANCE Act to boost nuclear power amid controversy over...

President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.

Germany to shut down its last remaining nuclear reactors

Germany’s decision comes as it is trying to phase out coal, which still generates a third of its electricity, by 2038 at the latest

‘This needs to be fixed’: Nuclear expert calls radioactivity levels found...

An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.

Plutonium—the most lethal of all radioactive substances—in space

“A ‘1-in-960 chance’ of a deadly plutonium release is a real concern—gamblers in Las Vegas would be happy with those odds.”

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine reports on space nuclear...

National Academies report urges nuclear-powered rockets for trips to Mars and lays out "synergies" in space nuclear activities between NASA and the U.S. military.

Biden must inspect America’s embrittled reactors

Biden must act to prevent what would constitute nuclear suicide in the United States.

Nuclear power industry given $1.4 billion from Trump administration

Countries should be focusing more on renewable energy to lower emissions instead of focusing on nuclear power.

Rethinking Manhattan Project spies and the Cold War, MAD—and the 75...

We should nonetheless admit a debt of gratitude to those spies at Los Alamos who kept the U.S. from committing an atrocity that humanity would have never forgiven.

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Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”

Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.