104 Nuclear Reactors: List of Nuclear Power Plants in US

New York (GaeaTimes.com) – Obama Administration has recently guaranteed billions of loans for new nuclear power plants in the U.S. But the decision of new power plants may not be heartily welcomed in every part of the country. There are already 104 nuclear power plants in the U.S. and some of these power plants allegedly have some radio active leaks. In this scenario, the question arises whether we need more nuclear power plants or not. However, here is the list of nuclear power plants in the U.S.

Fissures within Indian climate team get clearer

COPENHAGEN - Differences within the Indian government delegation at the Dec 7-18 climate summit became apparent here Tuesday, with delegation leader Shyam Saran deciding to return to New Delhi before the arrival of Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh.

Keylong freezes at minus 9.6 degrees Celsius

SHIMLA - Keylong was the coldest place in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday, as the minimum temperature there fell to minus 9.6 degrees Celsius, weather officials said.

Keylong freezes at minus 9.6 degrees Celsius

SHIMLA - Keylong was the coldest place in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday, as the minimum temperature there fell to minus 9.6 degrees Celsius, weather officials said.

Himachal to launch plastic-free drive

SHIMLA - The Himachal Pradesh government will launch a week-long campaign from Dec 21 to make the state plastic-free by removing all polythene bags from residential areas and hillsides, the chief minister said Tuesday.

2009 one of world’s hottest years since 1850

COPENHAGEN - This year is likely to rank as one of the “10 warmest” since 1850, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said Tuesday in a report providing further evidence that the world is heating up.

Temperature falls in Delhi

NEW DELHI - The national capital Tuesday experienced winter chill with both minimum and maximum temperatures dropping below normal. The weatherman has predicted mist Wednesday morning.

Missing Panna tiger located

BHOPAL - A radio collared tiger that had gone missing from the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh about 10 days ago has been traced outside the national park, wildlife officials said Tuesday.

Climate negotiators get down to business in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN - A group of indigenous people whose livelihoods are threatened by climate change “cleansed the spirit” of negotiators gathered Tuesday for a second day of talks in Copenhagen.

Mercury dips in Delhi

NEW DELHI - The national capital woke up to a chilly morning Tuesday with the minimum temperature dropping to 8.3 degrees Celsius.

Raj Bhavan Kolkata turning green

KOLKATA - On a day world leaders began discussing climate changes in Copenhagen, the Governor’s House here became the country’s first Raj Bhavan to launch a solar power project for supplying energy to the building.

Some hope, some scepticism, as UN climate summit opens (Third Lead)

COPENHAGEN - The UN climate summit, whose decisions will greatly impact planet Earth and future generations, opened in the Danish capital Monday with a call by the host nation to lay aside national differences, while poor countries urged rich ones to take action instead of making speeches.

Poor countries ask rich ones to act first

COPENHAGEN - Rich countries must curb their pollution instead of asking poor countries to act, the Group of 77 countries and China said here Monday.

Encroached ‘Sanjay Van’ a crime den

NEW DELHI - Delhi’s protected ridge Sanjay Van has been widely encroached over the years but what is more revealing is that the areas surrounding it are increasingly becoming a crime hub, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh told the Rajya Sabha Monday.

Organisers struggle as world gathers for climate summit (To go with UN climate summit opens amid warning and hope)

COPENHAGEN - The sheer weight of numbers — 15,000 delegates from 192 governments, NGOs and media — threatened to overwhelm the organisers as the UN climate summit opened here Monday.

Majority of Indians worried about climate change

NEW DELHI - Concern for climate change in the country has increased in the past few months with 54 percent of Indians being very concerned about global warming, a survey released Monday said.

Key UN climate change summit opens

COPENHAGEN - A UN conference aimed at halting global warming attended by representatives from nearly 200 countries officially opened here Monday.

UNEP to support Indian stand on forestry

COPENHAGEN - The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) will give full support to India’s stand that developing countries must be paid for increasing area under forests, according to Pavan Sukhdev, the head of UNEP’s special team on calculating the value of forests.

Call for action at key UN climate change summit

COPENHAGEN - The mammoth UN conference in Copenhagen was preceded by a joint leader article, published by 56 newspapers in 45 countries, calling on world leaders to place “decisive action” ahead of mutual recrimination.

‘Tiger’ kills boy in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU - A five-year-old boy was killed by “tigers” in the capital city Kathmandu, police said Monday.

Earth more sensitive to CO2 than estimated

LONDON - The earth’s temperature may be 30 to 50 percent more sensitive to atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) than has previously been estimated, says a new study.

Hanoi restaurant owner found making tiger-bone paste

HANOI - A Hanoi restaurant owner has been detained for making medicinal paste from the bones of rare wild animals, including tigers and monkeys, police said Monday.

Cops run for cover as wild jumbos enter police station

RAIPUR - About a dozen cops on duty at a police station in Chhattisgarh ran for cover when they found a herd of wild jumbos roaming in the complex, authorities said Monday.

Climate change nibbling away at Britain’s coastline

LONDON - The increase in the severity and frequency of flooding in Britain has lent fresh urgency to a reappraisal of the government’s strategy to combat flooding and coastal erosion.

UN official spells out actions to be agreed upon in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN - The UN’s top climate change official has outlined actions for governments to agree upon during the Copenhagen climate change conference that opens here Monday, saying negotiators now have the clearest signal ever from world leaders to craft solid proposals to implement rapid action.

Warm December so far, but temperatures will dip

NEW DELHI - It has been a relatively warm December in the capital so far with the minimum temperature recorded over the past few days remaining well above the average but the mercury level will dip now, the weatherman said Monday.

Biggest climate show on earth to open in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN - The Organisers of the Copenhagen summit have urged world leaders to get serious about climate change Sunday as thousands of officials from more than 190 nations headed here for 12 days of negotiations aimed at stopping global warming.

School students to grade MPs on climate change

NEW DELHI - As the world focuses on the climate change summit in Copenhagen, a group of students here will go door-to-door to the houses of MPs, grading them on their knowledge and spreading awareness on reduction of carbon emissions.

Agra schoolkids cycle for a clean city

AGRA - Hundreds of school children cycled through streets of this Taj city Sunday morning to spread environmental consciousness and demand drastic reduction in carbon emission to make the city clean.

Solution-seeking India goes to Copenhagen with hope

COPENHAGEN - Committing itself to reducing its emissions intensity like China, India comes to Copenhagen as an international player that is ready to be “part of the solution” to global warming. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the the Dec 7-18 climate summit with US President Barack Obama and over 80 world leaders with the likelihood increasing of a consensus on a new global deal.


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