Susan Q. Stranahan is an award-winning journalist who has written about the environment and energy for more than three decades. She was a staff writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1972 to 2000, is the author of “Susquehanna, River of Dreams,” and has written for numerous publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Fortune, Time, and Rolling Stone. She lives on Chebeague Island, Maine.

 

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The Nuclear Power Resurgence: How Safe Are the New Reactors?

by susan q. stranahan
As utilities seek to build new nuclear power plants in the U.S. and around the world, the latest generation of reactors feature improvements over older technologies. But even as attention focuses on nuclear as an alternative to fossil fuels, questions remain about whether the newer reactors are sufficiently foolproof to be adopted on a large scale.
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Melting Arctic Ocean Raises Threat of ‘Methane Time Bomb’

by susan q. stranahan
Scientists have long believed that thawing permafrost in Arctic soils could release huge amounts of methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Now they are watching with increasing concern as methane begins to bubble up from the bottom of the fast-melting Arctic Ocean.
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