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    • Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

    • By: Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan, David Lochbaum, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 91

    On March 11, 2011, an earthquake large enough to knock the earth from its axis sent a massive tsunami speeding toward the Japanese coast and the aging and vulnerable Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power reactors. Over the following weeks, the world watched in horror as a natural disaster became a man-made catastrophe: fail-safes failed, cooling systems shut down, nuclear rods melted.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Internal workings of the NRC

    • By Eduards J. Vucins on 05-11-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cooler Smarter

    • Practical Steps for Low Carbon Living
    • By: The Union of Concerned Scientists
    • Narrated by: James Eckhouse
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Cooler Smarter is based on an in-depth, two-year study by the experts at The Union of Concerned Scientists. While other green guides suggest an array of tips, Cooler Smarter offers proven strategies to cut carbon, with chapters on transportation, home energy use, diet, and personal consumption, as well as how best to influence your workplace, your community, and elected officials. The book explains how to make the biggest impact and when not to sweat the small stuff.

    Regular price: $19.95