No matter how you feel about nuclear energy, nuclear waste is generally something you want to stay as far away from as possible—unless you’re two villages on the Hokkaido, Japan’s second-largest island. The two small fishing towns, Suttsu and Kamoenai, are competing to become the site for a...

Hydraulic fracturing has been a big topic of the upcoming presidential election. Biden has refused to ban it, Trump has said he’ll expand it hugely. Well, a new Harvard study suggests that the drilling practice is even more dangerous than we previously thought. Read...