Wind power could provide half of world’s energy demands

Wind power could supply half of the world’s future energy demands. US researchers at the University of Delaware (UD) and Stanford University calculated the potential of wind power worldwide and found installing four million turbines could generate up to 7.5TW of energy, more than enough to power half of the world’s demands by 2030. They […]

Fukushima accident could cause 1,300 cancer deaths

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant could cause as many as 1,300 cancer deaths around the globe. The claim was made by Stanford University researchers who studied the health effects of the Fukushima accident. In addition to the predicted deaths, they also found the nuclear disaster could cause as many as 2,500 cases of cancer. […]