HOT WATER: Uranium mining threatens aquifers that could provide the drought-stricken West with emergency water supplies. 

 BRIAN PALMER | @PALMERBRIAN | September 2015 in ON EARTH   PHOTO: ALAN LEVINE/FLICKROrphan Mine, a former uranium mine on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon Mining uranium, the fuel for nuclear reactors, is a dirty business. Following World War II, mining companies extracted millions of tons of uranium from Navajo tribal lands in the […]

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The European Migrant Crisis Is A Nightmare. The Climate Crisis Will Make It Worse. 

Hundreds of thousands of migrants are seeking refuge in Europe, but millions more will be displaced as the climate warms. Peter Mellgard Associate Editor, The WorldPost Posted: 09/05/2015 12:34 PM EDT | Edited: 09/05/2015 12:37 PM EDT CREDIT: REBECCA BLACKWELL/ASSOCIATED PRESS2-year-old Aliou Seyni Diallo eats dry couscous given to him by a neighbor, after he collapsed […]

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