Is the moment finally ripe for carbon taxes?

July 30, 2019 by  
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Politicians and policy makers seem to be warming to the notion of putting a financial cost on carbon emissions as a means of reducing them.

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Japan restarts second nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster amid public disapproval

October 16, 2015 by  
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Some people in Japan are freaking out this week as the country restarts its second nuclear reactor since the Fukushima Daiichi disaster in 2011. The aptly named Number Two Reactor at Sendai is back in business for the first time, as protesters gathered outside the power plant. Despite the unrest, government officials are pressing forward with plans to return Japan to a nuclear-powered nation, largely due to the low financial cost. The people of Japan, rightly, are concerned about the other costs tied to the deadly energy source. Read the rest of Japan restarts second nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster amid public disapproval

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When Picking Solar Power Options, It’s the Water, Stupid

August 5, 2011 by  
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A great post at CleanTechnica takes a closer look at solar power’s water use, and the ups and downs of environmental cost versus financial cost. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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29,000 Children Dead Due to East African Famine in Past Three Months (Video)

August 5, 2011 by  
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The drought and accompanying famine in East Africa continues to get worse: Three more regions of Somalia have been declared famine zones–defined as places where at least 20% of households face severe shortages and when more than 2 people in 10,000 die daily from … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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