The BURN Blogs, with entries by series host Alex Chadwick, the SoundVision staff, and a series of energy-related essays curated by the University of Texas.
A post-Fukushima effort to crowdsource radiation data in Japan has become the largest source for that information in the country. And the project is about to expand to other parts of the world.
What would happen if, for the 1st time since before there were humans, the atmospheric concentration of CO2 hit 400ppm? Well, we’ve just hit the milestone.
Carbon dioxide comes out of your tailpipe. Check. Then what? Here are some basics on our CO2 reserves, and the real consequences of burning too much.
From the Soviet Union to Hurricane Sandy – politics and electricity definitely mix. A good government needs a good grid. So what’s going on with Syria’s latest power play?
After Fukushima, Tsuyoshi Yoshiwara began decrying nuclear power while helping customers save with green energy. Because, the influential banker says, it’s not all about money.
Italy is so rich in renewable resources, even the Sicilian Mafia is getting in on the green energy game.
Worried over the impending danger of rising seas, the Union of Concerned Scientists held a conference, closed to press. BURN balked. Out loud. The UCS was not pleased.
One resourceful, popular activist aims to fight global warming by getting young people to press for divestment from fossil fuels.
The Union of Concerned Scientists & guests are gathering this week to share mounting fears about sea levels, especially around big cities and towns. A very public issue. So where is our invite?
Hydrocarbons, tar sands, and what’s so “sweet” about sweet crude. Some very basic basics on how petroleum gets from the ground to your gas tank.
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BURN: An Energy Journal won the 2012 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award in Radio for our story "Particles: Nuclear Power After Fukushima".