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April-June 2016 (ONE)

In this number the following articles are present:

5 years after Fukushima: Nuclear power prospects dim (Leonard Hyman William Tilles)

According to a report in the Financial Times, the Fukushima nuclear disaster has cost Japan $118 billion to date and Tokyo Electric Power’s shareholders have picked up only 20% of the tab. The government and consumers paid the rest.

Five Takeaways from National Renewable Energy Policy Forum 2016 (Gil Jenkins)

“Policy still matters” was the theme of this year National Renewable Energy Policy Forum. An event, held in Washington last March, which served to remind...

The unprecedented coral bleaching disaster at the Great Barrier Reef, explained (Brad Plumer)

The scientists who study the Great Barrier Reef are shocked and horrified by what they’re seeing right now. Record hot temperatures in the Pacific Ocean...

The harsh lesson of Monte Narba (ONE Editor)

A silver mine, hibernated for decades in its splendid isolation, is now a symbol of the wealth of industrial and architectural heritage inherited from mining golden era. But Monte Narba is equally emblematic of the inability to enhance or, at least, to protect historic valuable sites.

Clean energy from human urine (Alice Masili (ONE team))

It used to be good only for water closets. Not true anymore. From human urine now we can extract potable water and energy too. Energy...

Microalgae to capture CO2: a viable alternative to conventional CCS? (ONE Team)

In April 2013 at the site of the, a green coloured house captured people’s attention. The outer layer of the house was made of algae...

Ensuring energy security in the age of renewables (Toby Lockwood (ONE Team))

The last ten years have seen a remarkable growth in the use of wind and solar power worldwide as nations have sought to make dramatic...

True lies? (Jez Abbott (ONE team))

The saga started last autumn. The allegations, however, of a huge corporate cover-up on the then emerging science of climate change date back around 40...