It’s the age-old question, what’s better for the environment, cloth or disposable diapers…?
Twenty-five years ago, the partial meltdown of a nuclear reactor at Three Mile Island decimated what had been a bright future for nuclear power in the United States. While no one was killed and only a small amount of radioactivity escaped, no American utility has dared to build a new nuclear power plant since.
Last week the U.N. Environment Program announced that the number of oxygen-deprived "dead zones" in the world’s oceans has been increasing since the 1970s and has nearly reached 150, threatening fisheries as well as humans who depend on fish.