Radioactive Waste and Contamination

Die Off

Die Off Die Off

Fished out.

Jul 14, 2023 / OppArt / Zoe Matthiessen

Jana Elementary School

How WWII-Era Radioactive Waste Fueled a New Crisis at a Missouri Elementary School How WWII-Era Radioactive Waste Fueled a New Crisis at a Missouri Elementary School

Conflicting reports of contamination have worried residents of Florissant, a community that continues to suffer from the legacy of the Manhattan Project.

Jul 10, 2023 / StudentNation / Walter Thomas-Patterson

The Doomsday Clock Has Never Been So Close to Midnight

The Doomsday Clock Has Never Been So Close to Midnight The Doomsday Clock Has Never Been So Close to Midnight

What's on the other side?

Apr 12, 2023 / Frida Berrigan

A mockup of a nuclear reactor at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine.

How Nuclear Power Plants Became Tools of War How Nuclear Power Plants Became Tools of War

The ongoing war is edging Ukraine and the surrounding countries toward the brink of a catastrophic nuclear crisis.

Mar 1, 2023 / Joshua Frank

The full moon rises over the cooling towers of the Trillo Nuclear Power Plant in Guadalajara, Spain.

Nuclear Fusion Isn’t the Silver Bullet We Want It to Be Nuclear Fusion Isn’t the Silver Bullet We Want It to Be

It’s not about creating future clean energy and never has been. It’s about “protecting” the world’s greatest capitalist superpower.

Jan 30, 2023 / Joshua Frank

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Letters From the January 23/30, 2023, Issue Letters From the January 23/30, 2023, Issue

A bridge too far… Above the law…

Jan 10, 2023 / Letters / Our Readers

These Moms Are Leading the Fight Against Environmental Racism

These Moms Are Leading the Fight Against Environmental Racism These Moms Are Leading the Fight Against Environmental Racism

In Los Angeles, the fight against toxic air pollution is a family affair.

Nov 17, 2022 / Multimedia / Eliza Moreno

The full moon rises over the cooling towers of the Trillo Nuclear Power Plant in Guadalajara, Spain.

Should Governments Reinvest in Nuclear Power to Fight Climate Change? Should Governments Reinvest in Nuclear Power to Fight Climate Change?

Jessica Lovering argues that nothing scales up like nuclear, while Paul Hockenos says it is just too expensive and slow to deploy.

Nov 16, 2022 / Editorial / Jessica Lovering and Paul Hockenos

Inglewood Oil Field

The Deadly Consequences of Urban Oil Drilling The Deadly Consequences of Urban Oil Drilling

Since she was 9 years old, Nalleli Cobo has been fighting to end environmental racism in Los Angeles, where 3.2 million people live near an oil or gas well. 

Oct 19, 2022 / StudentNation / Mara Marques Cavallaro

Representative Cori Bush

Cori Bush on Her Green New Deals for Cities Cori Bush on Her Green New Deals for Cities

The Missouri congresswoman talks to The Nation about her climate bill and why St. Louis is overdue for investment.

Sep 23, 2022 / Devin Thomas O’Shea

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