Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Will Have to Be Dumped in the Ocean, Japan’s Environment Minister Predicts
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Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Will Have to Be Dumped in the Ocean, Japan’s Environment Minister Predicts

Tanks containing contaminated water at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Image: APA remark by Japanese environment minister Yoshiaki Harada about dumping wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean has sparked outrage among Japanese fishermen and environmental groups. Harada made the comments earlier today during a press briefing in Tokyo, reports…

Why Amazon Employees Are Protesting Over Climate Change
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Why Amazon Employees Are Protesting Over Climate Change

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images)On September 20, over 1,000 Amazon employees—mostly made up of staff at the company’s Seattle headquarters—will walk out of Amazon offices to protest the company’s inaction over climate change, as part of the larger global climate strike. The strike, led by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, is a protest against the continued…

Asteroid shock: Earth at risk of deadly strike after 900 asteroids ‘LOST’ by scientists
Green Energy

Asteroid shock: Earth at risk of deadly strike after 900 asteroids ‘LOST’ by scientists

Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. MORE than 900 potentially Earth shattering asteroids have gone missing in the solar system, leading Astronomers have confirmed.PUBLISHED: 13:58, Tue, Sep 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 13:58, Tue, Sep 10, 2019 The US based International Astronomical Union (IAU) has revealed it has lost track of more than 900…

The world’s strongest lightning hits—not in summer—but from November to February
Nature & Science

The world’s strongest lightning hits—not in summer—but from November to February

mdesigner125/iStock.com By Alex FoxSep. 9, 2019 , 6:40 PM Jagged streaks of lightning ripping across the sky are common to summer storms all over the world—that’s the season when the most strikes occur. But the biggest bolts, according to new research, strike most often from November to February–winter in the Northern Hemisphere. These rare “superbolts,”…