Tag Archives: Japan

Burned by Water

The northeast coast of Japan was shaken by another earthquake today – 7.4 on the Richter scale this time. In Washington, Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) is arguing with bureaucrats at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) about whether fuel in one of Fukushima’s reactors has breached the containment vessel. Just another day in the 21st century, [...]

Oh No, Not Again

One of the unpalatable things about being an environmentalist (there are others) is that no victory ever stays won. An ancient tree cut down stays cut; a species driven to extinction is gone for good. The tree saved, however, has been saved for a day only. A species preserved is preserved for now and the [...]