Tag Archives: Japan

In light of radiation fears, I offer this repost

Going bananas over radiation With all the worries over radiation leaks from Japan, and hoarding of Potassium Iodide tablets, I thought it valuable to repost a link to this story from last month which was very popular. About these ads

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Newsbytes: The Energy No-Fly Zone

From the Global Warming Policy Foundation The world is about to enter a no-fly zone for energy policy, a period where nothing gets off the ground. Here we have a globalized economic system filled with unprecedented energy options, but where … Continue reading

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JPL: Japan Quake May Have Shortened Earth Days, Moved Axis

From NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab: The March 11, magnitude 9.0 earthquake in Japan may have shortened the length of each Earth day and shifted its axis. But don’t worry-you won’t notice the difference. Using a United States Geological Survey estimate … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Japan’s Tsunami Threatens The Global Warming Movement

From the Global Warming Policy Foundation The nuclear emergency is Japan will be a disaster for global warming activists. For a start, Japan’s own emissions will most likely rise in the medium term, now that so many nuclear plants – one … Continue reading

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Really? You had to ask this question?

Click image for the story. h/t to WUWT reader “Eric”. I’m always amazed at the lack of historical perspective some people have related to natural disasters. It’s doubly amazing when reporters who work in newspapers, who have huge archive resources … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Gas Burning Bright As Nuclear Renaissance Melts Down

From the Global Warming Policy Foundation Throughout the history of Japan, its cities have been destroyed again and again by war, fire and earthquake. After each catastrophe, the Japanese have rebuilt, bigger and better. One hopes and expects that they will … Continue reading

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Nuclear power perspective

By Mike Smith There is no question that the events in Japan are ongoing and serious. That said, I believe a lot of people are being misled by much of the news coverage.  Take a look at these headlines from … Continue reading

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Nuclear meltdown: race to save reactors in Japan

Pick a number, and that reactor is described as being near a meltdown.  The news coverage coming out of Japan is even more confused when American media deciphers it.  Hopefully hard facts come in soon… Meltdown occurred according to Nuclear … Continue reading

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Monster earthquake off of Japanese coast: 8.9, Tsunami strikes, massive damage, thousands of deaths likely

UPDATE:  00:00 PST 3/13/11 Japanese Met Agency has upgraded the magnitude of the quake to 9.0 — up from 8.8, their previous estimate. UPDATE: 14:20 PST 3/11/11 Additional graphs and data added to end of post h/t Eco Tretas UPDATE: 4:05 … Continue reading

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