Japan Closer To Restart Idled Nuclear Reactors

Policy of Abe government The Abe government wants Japan’s idled nuclear reactors to be switched back on. Public opinion against nuclear energy gathered sudden steam and nuclear as a source faced critical blow. Future If the principle of decommissioning nuclear reactors after 40 years of operation is applied strictly and no new nuclear plants or r [...] Read more ...

via Eurasiareview
31 Oct 2014

Bare-Knuckled Advice From Veteran Lobbyist: ‘Win Ugly or Lose Pretty

Berman solicited up to $3 million from oil and gas industry executives to finance an advertising and public relations campaign dubbed Big Green Radicals. Already, The Denver Post editorial page, generally supportive of the oil and gas industry, has criticized Mr. The blunt advice from the consultant, Richard Berman, the founder and chief executive [...] Read more ...

via Nytimes
31 Oct 2014

Siraj, Imran take veneer off PTI-JI coalition

ISLAMABAD - The two coalition partners in the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) - Thursday looked standing face to face after a statement by the PTI chief. Imran Khan gave a severe reaction in response to a statement reportedly [...] Read more ...

via Nation
31 Oct 2014

Skin-eating Asian fungus imperils world's salamanders

The findings illustrate the threat posed to native creatures by pathogens spread through the international wildlife trade. The fungus appears to have originated in Southeast Asia 30 million years ago, reaching Europe recently through the trade in Asian newts. The fungus was discovered by scientists probing a die-off of fire salamanders in the Nethe [...] Read more ...

via Reuters
31 Oct 2014