Let’s Bury King C.O.N.G. at People’s Climate March Harvey Wasserman | EcoWatch.com Above all, the worldwide People’s Climate March on Sept. 21 must bury King C.O.N.G.: Coal, Oil, Nukes and Gas. Which also means abolishing corporate personhood and saving the internet. The fossil/nuclear corporations have been given human rights but no human responsibilities. They’re about to gut our most crucial means of communication.
Shut California’s Fukushima: Diablo Must Go By Harvey Wasserman The catastrophe at Fukushima was not an accident. It’s unfolding again in California. The next west coast quake could easily shake the two reactors at Diablo Canyon to rubble. They are riddled with defects, can’t withstand potential seismic shocks from five major nearby fault lines,
By Harvey Wasserman Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima, thyroid cancer rates among nearby children have skyrocketed to more than forty times (40x) normal. More than 48 percent of some 375,000 young people—nearly 200,000 kids—tested by the Fukushima Medical University near the smoldering reactors nowsuffer from pre-cancerous
The corporate media silence on Fukushima has been deafening even though the melted-down nuclear power plant’s seaborne radiation is now washing up on American beaches. Ever more radioactive water continues to pour into the Pacific. At least three extremely volatile fuel assemblies are stuck high in the air at Unit
In support of the dying nuclear power industry, the New York Times Editorial Board has penned an inadvertent epitaph. Appearing in the May 2 edition, The Right Lessons from Chernobyl twists and stumbles around the paper’s own reporting. Though unintended, it finally delivers a “prudent” message of essential abandonment. The Times
Enough is enough, sports fans. It’s been known for decades that the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is a racist jerk. Ditto the owner of that professional football team in our nation’s capital, whose current horrific anti-indigenous team name is a global embarrassment. But these guys are the tip
The authoritative Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has left zero doubt that we humans are wrecking our climate. It also effectively says the problem can be solved, and that renewable energy is the way to do it, and that nuclear power is not. The United Nations’ IPCC is the world’s most
The 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster has brought critical new evidence that petro-pollution is destroying our global ecosystem. The third anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown in Japan confirms that radioactive reactor fallout is doing the same. How the two mega-poisons interact remains largely unstudied, but the answers can’t be good.
Solartopia! Winning the Green Energy Revolution by Harvey Wasserman By Harvey Wasserman High above the Bowling Green town dump, a green energy revolution is being won. It’s being helped along by the legalization of marijuana and its bio-fueled cousin, industrial hemp. But it’s under extreme attack from the billionaire
By Harvey Wasserman, Jill Stein & David Swanson Fasting can be a way of mourning, of cleansing, of meditation, of focus. On Tuesday, 3/11, the third anniversary of the beginning of the disaster at Fukushima, we will abstain from food from dawn til dusk. Our purpose is tied to the