Thailand: Urgent flood warning as reservoirs overwhelmed

Water has already overwhelmed 167 reservoirs in the country, with floods reported in many provinces and flooding risks increasing in several other areas. Areas of Chaiyaphum, Phitsanulok, Nakhon Sawan, Phayao, Lampang and Pathum Thani are already flooded. Six Central provinces...

Soybeans growing in a field outside Lincoln, Nebraska, one of many crops whose nutrient content is shifting as a result of rising carbon dioxide levels. | Geoff Johnson for POLITICO

The great nutrient collapse

Geoff Johnson for POLITICO   The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. By HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology...

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Lethal radiation levels in Fukushima reactor water

Tainted water inside a reactor containment vessel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has shown a radiation level enough to kill a person within 40 minutes, according to TEPCO, the power plant’s owner. The level of radiation was measured by...

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