Monthly Archives: December 2012

Expanding Dust Bowls Worsening Food Prospects in China and Africa

By Janet Larsen When most people hear the term “dust bowl,” they think of the American heartland in the 1930s, when a homesteading wheat bonanza led to the plowing up of the Great Plains’ native grassland, culminating in the greatest … Continue reading

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World Nuclear Electricity Generation Down 5 Percent Since 2006

By J. Matthew Roney World nuclear electricity-generating capacity has been essentially flat since 2007 and is likely to fall as plants retire faster than new ones are built. In fact, the actual electricity generated at nuclear power plants fell 5 … Continue reading

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