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Nuclear power – After blowing $10 billion, power companies give up on 2 more nuke plants

The U.S. nuclear “renaissance” goes the way critics said it likely would – down the tubes. By Meteor Blades  The South Carolina Electric & Gas and Santee Cooper have abandoned two Westinghouse reactors they spent $10 billion on. The reactors were supposed to make building nuclear power plants quicker and cheaper, enabling the industry to launch a bunch of new […]

August 7th

Ask flooded South Carolina how they’re adapting to climate change

By Meteor Blades Once-in-a-millennium South Carolina storm worsened by climate change. Although no single weather event can be blamed on climate change, the 2009 National Climate Assessment pointed out that by the mid-21st century, parts of the United States could experience two or more days of rainfall per year that exceed local records. That certainly […]

October 5th