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Two power plants sit by a river in Doel, Belgium.

Going nuclear: A crash course

You’ve heard of Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and Fukushima. But beyond that, nuclear energy is probably a mystery of smoke plumes and yellow radiation signs. It’s okay if hearing “uranium

Apple announced that it was powered entirely by renewable energy - and most of its suppliers were headed that way. (Image by Sheila Sund via Flickr, CC BY 2.)

Five local angles on renewable energy

Growth in the renewable energy field has been crazy. In fact, 40-years-ahead-of-U.S.-Energy-Information-Administration’s-predictions crazy. You could just say that the EIA needs to fix its forecasting methodology, and you wouldn’t be wrong.

Urbanism: Business journalist’s briefing

Until recently, the growth of American cities was largely a suburban story. It developed in response to urban afflictions at the turn of the last century and was compounded by government policy and

Water

Getting started on the business of water

Water, an increasingly dear commodity around the globe, offers a wide range of topics for business reporters. At their heart, water pollution, water system facilities and safe drinking water resources

From farm-to-table to environmental issues, there are plenty of oyster tales to be told. ("Oysters" image by Jeremy Keith via flickr CC BY 2.0)

Oyster season basics for business reporters  

Oyster season, which traditionally runs from fall through early spring, is a great time to harvest business stories on these tasty bivalves. Particularly as the oyster industry, global in scale,

Business and the environment: Land-related stories

This is the second in a three-part series by Rebecca McClay that explores how journalists can better investigate the relationship between business and environment. In the first article examining the

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