Fukishima radiation off West Coast increases

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Discovery) When the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered a catastrophic breakdown in 2011 after being battered by a tsunami, a lot of Americans worried about radiation leaking from more…

Japan calls for immigrants to boost population

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Brief) Taro Kono, a Japanese minister and member of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democrat Party, has called for the country to increase immigration to help offset more…

Global-warming claim: There'll be no air

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The seas levels are rising, the plains will turn to deserts, polar icecaps will melt, snow will become an historic artifact, food production will collapse in the heat more…

Obamacare penalty bigger than you think

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) The stick's getting a lot bigger — but it's not clear that many more people will choose the carrot as a result. Households that opt to go more…

How climate deal could actually kill people

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_2695025" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: Duke University)[/caption] As world leaders move closer to an expected landmark climate agreement in the coming days, a leading U.S. skeptic says the more…

Timing couldn't be worse for new health threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2723735" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Tens of thousands of migrants pouring into Europe are bringing infections that will soon be untreatable.[/caption] Only a month after Chinese scientists reported finding more…