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Europe Whets Appetite for Coal as U.S. Eschews It

Europe Whets Appetite for Coal as U.S. Eschews It

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2013

Natural gas is proving to be a formidable challenger to the dominance of coal in the U.S., but not necessarily overseas.

Heat and Drought Pose Risks for Nuclear Power Plants

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2012

Nuclear power plants face an emerging threat from climate change because of temperature restrictions.

Fukushima Disaster ‘Man-Made’ and ‘Avoidable’

  • Published: Jul 5th, 2012

A report by a panel from the Japanese parliament declared that the Fukushima nuclear disaster was avoidable.

Image of the Day: Germany Sets Solar Power Record

  • Published: Jun 2nd, 2012

German solar power plants set a world record in late May, meeting nearly 50 percent of the nation’s midday needs.

After Fukushima Nuclear Crisis, U.S. Flying Blind

  • Published: May 2nd, 2012

Sea level rise and storm-driven waves could overcome flood defenses of coastal nuclear plants & energy facilities.

Feds Approve First Nuclear Reactors Since 1970s

  • Published: Feb 9th, 2012

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved an application to build two new nuclear reactors in Georgia.

Global Warming Goes Nuclear

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2011

Flooding has encircled two nuclear power plants, and a wildfire is threatening a nuclear weapons lab. Is this what "nuclear" global warming looks like?

Heat Waves and Nuclear Power — Part Two

  • Published: May 4th, 2011

Floods in the Midwest and a new SolveClimate story are a reminder of nuclear power's vulnerability to climate change.