Editor's Blog

Oct 20, 2014

When Solartopia Transcends King CONG

 
 
This new post on EcoWatch features the new Solartopia/King CONG poster:

Sep 29, 2014

How We Win on Climate Change

 

Okay, so we had this historic march a little while ago.

It was....

...joyous, beautiful, exhilarating, inspiring, life-confirming...and in many ways turning point.

Now that the dust has settled a bit, we can see that it will change things for a long time to come.

It proved to ourselves and the world that we have a huge, diverse, broad-based movement. And that we can put aside our differences and all get along when we have to.

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Sep 20, 2014

Climate Riders Roll




Two vans and a big bus pulled up to the First Watch for breakfast this morning in Columbus, Ohio.

They were filled with truly great people, the new Climate Riders, on their way to New York City.

Twenty-four hours on the road each way for a few hours to march against the corporations that are killing our planet.

Sep 6, 2014

Shut California's Fukushima: Diablo Must Go!

 

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, violate state water quality laws and are vulnerable to tsunamis and fire.

Diablo's owner, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), is in deep legal and financial crisis.

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Sep 3, 2014

Shut the Devil's Nuke!!

 

The great David Lochbaum of the Union of Concerned Scientists (www.UCSUSA.org) has appeared with California activist Rochelle Becker of the Alliance 4 Nuclear Responsibility (www.A4NR.org) on my Solartopia Green Power & Wellness radio show to discuss the terrifying details of the situation at Diablo Canyon.

Diablo---the Devil's Nuke---is within shaking range of five major earthquake faults.

Here's the link to the show:

http://prn.fm/green-power-wellness-devils-nuke-090214/ 

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Aug 28, 2014

From Fukushima to Solartopia: An Atomic Meditation

As Fukushima continues to spew out its radioactive poisons, we are witnessing one of the great technological revolutions in human history.

Our ability to survive on this planet has never been more endangered by industrial pollution, and yet we now have the means to create a green-powered Earth.

On this year's anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, I had the opportunity to speak about this "best of times/worst of times" reality to a wonderful group of citizen-activists at the Unitarian-Universality Hall in Berkeley, California.

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Jul 15, 2014

Fukushima's Children are Dying 福島の子供たちが死んでいく


Fukushima's Children are Dying
福島の子供たちが死んでいく

Jun 14, 2014

Fukushima's Children are Dying

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 thyroid abnormalities, primarily nodules and cysts. The rate is accelerating.

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Jun 3, 2014

Fukushima is Forgotten but NOT Gone

 

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 4. Three years after the March 11, 2011, disaster, nobody knows exactly where the melted cores from Units 1, 2 and 3 might be.

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May 4, 2014

The NYTimes Pens an "Epitaph" for Nuke Power