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NRC approves final rule on used fuel storage

World Nuclear News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:14
The issuance of licences for new US nuclear power reactors and the extension of operating licences for existing ones will soon resume following the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's approval of a final rule on the continued storage of used fuel.

Geologist Rebuts Media-Hyped Draft Of New UN IPCC Report As ‘Nonsense Totally Contrary To Real Evidence’

Climate Depot - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:06
NYT: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Growing, and Growing More Dangerous, Draft of U.N. Report Says AP’s Seth Borenstein: UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous – ‘The report used the word risk 351 times in just 127 pages’ - Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend [...]

Ukrainian used fuel store under construction

World Nuclear News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 08:56
A ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction of Ukraine's central used fuel storage facility, which is being built near resettled villages in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Cooperation deal to develop advanced reactor

World Nuclear News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 08:35
South Korean designers have secured help from Argonne National Laboratory to develop an advanced reactor, which is partly based on America's successful EBR-II prototype. A 150 MWe sodium-cooled demonstration unit is slated for 2028.

What was deadly at Fukushima?

World Nuclear News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 03:15

What turned Fukushima from a medium-ranking industrial accident, of the kind the happens perhaps eight or ten times a year, into a disaster, with a reported death toll among the evacuees of over 1000? It wasn't the radiation, writes Malcolm Grimston.

Dems use Gore to fundraise on climate

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 22:46
http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/216012-dems-use-gore-to-fundraise-on-climate-change

Environmentalists Try To Connect Ferguson And ‘Climate Crisis’

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 22:44
http://dailycaller.com/2014/08/26/environmentalists-try-to-connect-ferguson-and-climate-crisis/?utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fweaselzippers.us%2F197751-eco-moonbats-try-to-connect-global-warming-to-ferguson%2F

Flashback: ‘In the past, rulers who act as if the law does not apply to them were called tyrants’ – Obama’s UN climate agreement doesn’t need congressional approval

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 22:40
http://dailycaller.com/2014/02/13/report-obama-offers-un-climate-agreement-that-doesnt-need-congressional-approval/?utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.climatedepot.com%2F2014%2F02%2F13%2Freport-obama-offers-un-climate-agreement-that-doesnt-need-congressional-approval%2F

Flashback 2009: Chris Horner: Kyoto II as Congressional-Executive Agreement: The Emerging Strategy?

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 20:24
http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/detail/kyoto-ii-as-congressional-executive-agreement-the-emerging-strategy

Flashback: ‘John Kerry is steering the Obama administration’s international focus to embarrassingly bad man-made climate fears’

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 20:05
http://www.climatedepot.com/2014/03/08/washington-examiner-features-climate-depot-john-kerry-is-steering-the-obama-administrations-international-focus-to-embarrassingly-bad-man-made-climate-fears/

Flashback NYT: John Kerry ‘hopes to use his position as secretary of state to achieve a legacy on global warming that has long eluded him’

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 20:01
http://www.climatedepot.com/2014/01/02/nyt-john-kerry-hopes-to-use-his-position-as-secretary-of-state-to-achieve-a-legacy-on-global-warming-that-has-long-eluded-him/

Warmists: ‘Why a Carbon Tax Is Absolutely Essential to Combating Climate Change’

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:58
Why a Carbon Tax Is Absolutely Essential to Combating Climate Change http://ecowatch.com/2014/08/26/carbon-tax-climate-change/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=carbon-tax-climate-change One of those actions that we can take today is to put a carbon tax in place. Putting a price on carbon… The post Why a Carbon Tax Is Absolutely Essential to Combating Climate Change appeared first on EcoWatch.

AP’s Seth Borenstein: UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous – ‘The report used the word risk 351 times in just 127 pages’

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:01
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/un-panel-global-warming-human-caused-dangerous

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Growing, and Growing More Dangerous, Draft of U.N. Report Says

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:57
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/27/science/earth/greenhouse-gas-emissions-are-growing-and-growing-more-dangerous-draft-of-un-report-says.html?ref=science&_r=3

New York Times: ‘U.S. seeking climate deal that would skirt Senate’

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:54
Wednesday’s International New York Times – “U.S. seeking climate deal that would skirt Senate” #tomorrowspaperstoday http://twitter.com/suttonnick/status/504357255245230080/photo/1 https://twitter.com/suttonnick/status/504357255245230080

Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts ‘refriger-nation’ winter for U.S. East Coast

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:51
Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts ‘refriger-nation’ winter for U.S. East Coast http://iceagenow.info/2014/08/farmers-almanac-predicts-refriger-nation-winter-u-s-east-coast/ Published Wednesday, the 223-year-old New Hampshire-based almanac predicts a cold, snowy winter in the eastern two-thirds of the United States, while the west remains a bit warmer than normal. Most of the Northeast can expect more snowfall than normal, though it will be below [...]

Al Gore’s Global Warming Claims Losing Steam

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:17
http://www.inquisitr.com/1429095/al-gore-global-warming-claims-losing-steam/

Kids won’t know what peaches were: Ohio peach crop wiped out by frigid winter

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:14
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/aug/24/ohio-peach-crop-wiped-out-by-harsh-winter-spring/

Un-muzzle the scientists? Not so fast: ‘Those with the lab coats do not have a monopoly on evidence’

Climate Depot - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:00
http://www.macleans.ca/economy/economicanalysis/un-muzzle-the-scientists-not-so-fast/
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