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Even a "small" nuclear conflict would be a worldwide ecological disaster

ShutterstockPresident Donald Trump’s vow to hit North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” is an unveiled threat to unleash America’s most potent weapons of mass destru.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Why you should never use hair conditioner after a nuclear disaster

If the absolute worst were to happen and a nuclear conflict erupted close to where you live, it's vital to know what to do. And what not to do. Simmering nuclear tensions in the past week have thrown apocalypse surviv.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2017

Even a "minor" nuclear war would be an ecological disaster for the world

Most-studied scenario is nuclear war between India, Pakistan, involving 100 Hiroshima-sized warheads.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 12th, 2017

If a nuclear bomb explodes, these are the emergency supplies you should have prepared or grab on the run

Shutterstock A small nuclear bomb set off by a terrorist is one of 15 disaster scenarios the US government plans for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2017

If a nuclear bomb goes off, this is the most important thing you can do to survive

Shutterstock A small nuclear bomb set off by a terrorist is one of 15 disaster scenarios the US gove.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 11th, 2017

North Korea"s Cut From Small Businesses Goes To Its Nuclear Program

North Korea is known as one of the most closed down socialist economies in the world. But even still,.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 19th, 2017

Fukushima Court Rules TEPCO, Government Liable Over 2011 Disaster

Six years after a tsunami crashed into the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 14th, 2017

North Korea has been having small earthquakes ever since its massive nuclear test

KCNA via REUTERS SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has detected a fourth small earthquake near North Korea's main nuclear test site after the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

SBA disaster loans top $1B in Texas

A few months ago, Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, did a training exercise with her organization using a hypothetical scenario where three Hurricane Katrinas made landfall on the nation at the same time. The SBA in an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

No More Nuclear: Japan"s Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot

Inside Japan's largest energy firm, one man is looking to blockchain to decrease the country's reliance on nuclear – and prevent another disaster......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 10th, 2017

Uphold Iran nuclear deal to avoid conflict: Nobel winning ICAN urges Trump

If Trump scraps the deal, it will open way for Congress to develop new measures to punish other aspects of Iran's behaviour.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 10th, 2017

Japan Earthquake Shakes Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Site

Earthquakes not only scare residents who fear another tsunami but also affect Fukushima clean-up efforts......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 6th, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize 2017 goes to anti-nuclear weapons campaigner ICAN

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, as the Norwegian Nobel Committee warned that the risk of a nuclear conflict is greater than for a long........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 6th, 2017

JPMorgan Updates By-laws In Case Of "Nuclear Disaster" Or World War III

In the most bizarre news of the day, Bloomberg's Hugh Son noticed that in a late Th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 5th, 2017

Radiation From Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Discovered in Sand and Groundwater 60 Miles Away

The radiation is not a threat to human health, but it's a previously unknown risk of coastal nuclear power plants......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 4th, 2017

Learning curve: Hard lessons for businesses in hurricanes

Harvey, Irma and Maria have taught small business owners that disaster planning is more than just evacuating and trying to mitigate physical damage — it's also about the "what ifs.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2017

TEPCO gets 1st approval to run reactors since 2011 meltdowns

The Japanese utility blamed for safety lapses in the Fukushima nuclear plant meltdowns has received its first approvals to operate reactors under stricter safety standards set since the 2011 disaster......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2017

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: Radioactive Water May Have Been Leaking From Reactors for Months

The estimated cost of the long-term clean-up following the nuclear disaster is $192 billion......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 29th, 2017

Japan"s Fukushima cleanup plan delays removal of fuel rods

Japan's government has approved a revision to its 30-to-40-year plan to decommission the Fukushima nuclear plant, delaying by two more years the removal of radioactive fuel rods in two of the three reactors damaged in the 2011 disaster......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2017

Japan"s Fukushima cleanup plan delays spent fuel removal

Japan's government has approved a revision to its 30-to-40-year plan to decommission the Fukushima nuclear plant, delaying by two more years the removal of radioactive fuel rods in two of the three reactors damaged in the 2011 disaster......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2017

North Korea and U.S. Nuclear Crisis "Getting Too Dangerous," China Warns Trump and Kim Jong Un

Chinese ambassador to the U.N Liu Jieyi appealed for cooler heads to prevail in the crisis between U.S. and North Korea, warning "the alternative is a disaster.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 25th, 2017