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    View | The World-wide Nuclear Energy Comeback

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a longtime nuclear-energy critic, reported in June she experienced altered her head about California’s very last nuclear plant, at Diablo Canyon. Closing it, she reported, makes minor sense “under these situations.” Even in advance of the present world wide electricity disaster, experts warned for years that nuclear phaseouts like Germany’s would crunch electricity supply at a time when nations around the world are shifting from fossil fuels to fulfill weather mandates. Nuclear electricity has been on the decline for many years. In 1996 it furnished about 17% of world wide energy generation now it’s around 10%. Right after the 2011 Fukushima accident, anti-nuclear sentiment swept the environment,…

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    On the Record: Councillors on Their Broadway Plan Votes

    Vancouver council has passed the Broadway Plan, a major change that will lead to denser development in a 500-block stretch of the city where a new subway line is already under construction. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select partners Cover the Landscape of Work for The Tyee We’re looking for a stellar journalist to join our team. Applications open until July 17. New Opportunities for Early Career Journalists at The Tyee We’re partnering with Hummingbird and Journalists for Human Rights to offer two paid fellowships. Applications are open. After decades of high-rise construction concentrated in Vancouver’s downtown core, the Broadway corridor — about seven kilometres stretching from Clark…