Three Mile Island. Chernobyl. Fukushima. Since the beginning of the Atomic Age, the use of nuclear energy technologies has been accompanied by numerous crises and persistent public health concerns. Currently, nuclear power has become an indispensable part in the ongoing search for alternative energy sources. By January 2011, 442 nuclear power plants operated globally to [...]
Why do we recycle? A 1996 New York Times commentary declared recycling to be “the most wasteful activity in modern America” . Critics have suggested that recycling lowers industrial rates of production and consumes enough energy to easily outweigh its scant benefits to the environment . On the other hand, there is also evidence proposing [...]
Eat. Exercise. Study. These are three activities that should become mainstays to students of higher education. From the moment a college student sets foot on campus, the stress of coping with four years of midterms, problem sets, and essay deadlines begins. Besides the pressures of academia, students will also have to face the prospect of making good life decisions which will impact them further down the road.