Tokyo Electric Power may have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s environment minister said on Tuesday. After the plant was crippled by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011, Tokyo Electric (Tepco) has collected in tanks at the wrecked sites more thanRead More →

Canadians love our weather words. And just this week we’ve been treated to a new phrase, thanks to the Farmers’ Almanac: a winter “polar coaster.” “The Farmers’ Almanac, which provides 16 months of weather forecasts for seven zones in one compact book, is predicting that the worst of the bitterlyRead More →