Issues / Energy
The immediate danger of Fukushima may pass, but nuclear energy remains risky.
It may be a symptom of a perceived need on the part of the U.S. to keep control of energy from China.
As the Japanese nuclear crisis sheds light on nuclear safety, one issue, in particular, has been nudged into the spotlight.
Gaddafi's plans to cancel oil contracts with Europe may have played a role in the decision to attack him.
Both a surfeit and a shortage of water have been the problem in Japan lately.
It could turn into the gift that keeps on giving for the nuclear energy industry and its advocates.
Will Fukushima be a "teaching moment" for the United States?
It's hard for non-techies to understand why keeping fuel rods covered with water is a problem.
Remember the threat of terrorist attacks on nuclear power plants?
By the eminent British environmental writer's calculation, nuclear energy may be preferable to coal.