Energy & Green Tech

IAEA reviews water release from damaged Japan nuclear plant

A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday began its review of Japan's plan to begin releasing more than a million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant—a ...

Energy & Green Tech

Wildlife concerns blunt Germany's green power efforts

Germany is expanding its power grid to aid the transition to renewable energies, but local residents in some areas are holding up the process over concerns about wildlife.

Business

Tesla holds 'Giga Fest' at disputed German factory

With a big wheel, music and an appearance by CEO Elon Musk, Tesla pulled out all the stops Saturday to win over opponents of the electric carmaker's controversial new "gigafactory" near Berlin.

Energy & Green Tech

Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters

Officials at Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant have acknowledged they neglected to investigate the cause of faulty exhaust filters that are key to preventing radioactive pollution, after being forced to replace ...

Energy & Green Tech

IAEA: Science key to Fukushima plant water release

Objective, science-based monitoring is the key to safely carrying out the planned release of treated but still radioactive water at Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, an International Atomic Energy Agency official said ...

Energy & Green Tech

IAEA seeks Japan transparency in release of Fukushima water

Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency asked Japan on Tuesday for full and detailed information about a plan to release treated but still radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean.

Engineering

Creating a sustainable city: Time, common sense and persistence

Cities want to become more sustainable but bringing that ambition to life can be quite the challenge. Academics have to work together with urban planners to help realize sustainability transformations. But when transformation ...

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