Posts tagged with
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The Climate Post: After Fukushima, Japan Vows to Boost Renewables

U.S. cars will get revamped efficiency labels, developed countries may have reached “peak travel,” and China suffers energy shortfalls

The Climate Post: U.K.’s “Greenest Government Ever” Charges Ahead with Nuclear Power

Also, nuclear warnings in Japan were raised but ignored, and Exxon’s CEO got rejected by students in favor of a peak oil expert

The Climate Post: Natural Gas Fracking Under Increasing Pressure

In other news, residents along the Mississippi struggled with historic floods, and research shows it’s not easy being green—especially when it comes to biofuels

Down to Earth: Lingering Nuclear Waste

Many countries plan to lock their nuclear waste underground for millennia, but will their plans really work for the long-run?


books I've read on failure & grace

The World Without Us
The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Hell and High Water: Global Warming--the Solution and the Politics--and What We Should Do
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The Tipping Point
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

Mason's favorite books »