Month: November 2014
Studies in Europe and elsewhere suggest that shale has unique attributes and should be considered as a host rock for a US nuclear waste repository
New pledges to reduce emissions and fund climate action are not enough to stave off danger. Not even close. Here’s what’s really needed.
The Ebola outbreak is by no means under control. To reduce the transmission rate sufficiently to end the epidemic requires steps toward earlier diagnosis, followed by rapid isolation and treatment.
Just because something has never occurred doesn’t mean it won’t happen. Just how probable is a nuclear conflict?
Shia doctrine, a mystery fatwa, and Tehran's real interests
The astonishing "ambush of history" that brought down the Berlin Wall a quarter century ago
If a nuclear deal is reached, the Nuclear Security Summit should add another seat at the table
The Republican takeover of the Senate will undoubtedly increase calls for reviving the proposed nuclear waste repository at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain. But there is real reason to question the Energy Department’s pie-in-the-sky design for Yucca Mountain.
For the Old Weather Project, everyday people armed with laptops comb through old maritime logbooks posted on the Internet, gathering raw information for climate researchers