Dirty Energy & Fuel A combination photo made of still images from video footage shows the explosion at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex

Published on March 15th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Nuclear Reactor Explosions & Meltdowns in Japan; Nuclear Energy Politics (Top News)

March 15th, 2011 by

"A combination photo made of still images from video footage March 14, 2011, shows the explosion at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex. A hydrogen explosion rocked a crippled nuclear power plant in Japan on Monday where authorities have been scrambling to avert a meltdown following Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami."

If you’re interested in the nuclear disaster occurring in Japan and nuclear energy news around the world, there’s so much to keep up with that it’s probably hard to keep your head from spinning. I post top news on a variety of subjects nearly everyday here on Planetsave (see the 7 categories on the left) and have found that glancing through those headlines (and clicking through on the ones that grab you) is a really good way for me to keep up-to-date with things without letting my head spin off.

Hoping that I could help you on that front as well, I thought that today I’d pick out some of the biggest and best news on the nuclear reactor explosions and possible meltdowns from around the internet as well as some of the best coverage of nuclear energy politics and post it here for you.

Here you go:

(Code: HP — Huffington Post; BG — Business Green; R — Reuters; CP –Climate Progress; G — Guardian; RGB — Red, Green, and Blue.)

Nuclear Energy Politics

More environmental and energy politics news (if you are interested in more than nuclear).

Nuclear Reactor Explosions/Situation in Japan

More clean energy news (if you love solar energy, wind energy, etc.).

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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