Category: World News

Is Fukushima Now Ten Chernobyls into the Sea?

New readings show levels of radioisotopes found up to 30 kilometers offshore from the on-going crisis at Fukushima are ten times higher than those measured in the Baltic and Black Seas during Chernobyl.
“When it comes to the oceans, says Ken Buesseler, …

Greece in Meltdown

Stocks dropped on Monday as Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis deepened and bond yields across the EU periphery headed sharply higher. The euro fell hard against the dollar ($1.40) while the Greek 10-year bond spiked to 17 per cent before mounting a …

U.S. Official: Solar Flare Could Cause Global Disaster by 2013

A US official with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that a massive solar flare could cause global economic and social disaster within the next two years.
Kathryn Sullivan, the Assistant Secretary for Environment Observation and Prediction, made the comments …