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Annual minimum area of Arctic sea-ice extent announced

Feature story | 18 September, 2009 at 0:00

The minimum area of summer Arctic sea-ice extent was reported this week to have plummeted to the third-lowest level in recorded history. This is Earth's way of saying that we're reaching the limits of what the planet can sustain.

Quote of the day

Blog entry by Justin | 17 September, 2009 1 comment

‘Telling states to build new nuclear plants to combat global warming is like telling a patient to smoke to lose weight.’ Jennifer Nordstrom, co-ordinator of the Carbon-Free Nuclear-Free project

Um, an Inspiring Youth Activist

Blog entry by Sasha | 17 September, 2009

By Abigail Jabines, Solar Generation Coordinator After walking 3 days under the scorching sun for the Chang(e) Caravan, I am welcoming the thunder storm that is raging while we seek shelter under the roof of a Buddhist temple at...

Nuclear News:Meltdown: A Gloomy Look at the Economics of Nuclear Power

Blog entry by Justin | 17 September, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Meltdown: A Gloomy Look at the Economics of Nuclear Power For sheer radioactivity, there's little that can match a discussion of the economics of nuclear energy. So let's wade right...

Poor choice of words of the week

Blog entry by Justin | 16 September, 2009

‘In preparation for this new reactor boom…’ Areva does its bit for public confidence in its new EPR reactor .

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