Displaying items 13-24 of 55 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next >
The primary motivation among environmentalists for developing wind energy is legitimate concern about the effects of climate change. Wind is alleged to provide important relief from the emission of carbon dioxide from electricity production. But without...
Norman Meadow's commentary promoting nuclear power over wind energy as a solution to climate change leaves out serious unsolved problems that wind does not present ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1). Huge piles of highly radioactive waste are sitting...
Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
KIAHEastern European internet is ablaze with reports of another Chernobyl-like explosion! This time, the blast was sparked by a Ukrainian honor student's graduation outfit which caused her male classmates’ rods to go into full blown melt-down!...
Tags: Lady Gaga
KTLA NewsFUKUSHIMA, Japan -- In the first sign that the Fukushima nuclear disaster may be changing life around it, scientists say they've found mutant butterflies. Some of the butterflies had abnormalities in their legs, antennae, and abdomens, and dents in their...
I would make a bad Amish person because I like electricity. So does Vic. We like it so much that we want to make sure that we keep receiving it, but we wonder where electrical power is going to come from in the future. As the population grows and we...
U.S. ambassador denies blind Chinese activist's claim he was pressured to leave Embassy BEIJING (AP) — U.S. officials said Thursday they are still trying to help a blind Chinese activist who says he fears for his family's safety, and denied he...
Channel 2 NewsAfter state lawmakers failed to pass legislation that might have brought a natural gas pipeline from Alaska's North Slope, new hope for such a project has been revived Tuesday -- by officials with the government of Japan. On Monday night, Sen. Lisa...
KTLA NewsLONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- Researchers say seaweed harvested from Orange County beaches tested positive for small amounts of radiation from last year's nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan, following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. According...
It's radioactive, its plants can be expensive to build and it scares the bejeebers out of many, but to some, nuclear energy is the future. That may well be true, but for now, the race to that future has slowed to a cautious crawl as regulators have...
CNNTOKYO, Japan -- Japan gathered Sunday amid tears, prayers and a moment of silence to mark one year since an earthquake and tsunami killed thousands, and triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century. Throngs nationwide observed a moment...
Rushworth M. Kidder, a former Christian Science Monitor columnist who taught and wrote books about ethics, died March 5 of natural causes in Naples, Fla. He was 67. His death was announced by the Institute for Global Ethics, the Rockport, Maine-based...
Tags: Ethics, England, Arts and Culture, NPR, Health
Jan 31, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 6, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 15, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jul 26, 2012 |Story| KIAH-LTV
Aug 14, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Jun 12, 2012 |Story| HB Independent
May 3, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
May 1, 2012 |Story| KTUU
Apr 10, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Mar 11, 2012 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
Mar 12, 2012 |Story| CNN
Mar 13, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Chernobyl Disaster (1986) topic gallery.