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Overload: Supermoon, SunShot, and More

by Ben Jervey

March 19, 2011

A rare "supermoon," or Perigree moon, will float above our skies tomorrow night.

It's a beautiful day here in New York City, so I'm going to keep this one brief. Get yourself outside, East Coasters. Read these later.

Japanese authorities have upgraded the Fukushima "accident," putting it now on par with Three Mile Island.

Another look at the Department of Energy's "SunShot" program, which aims to make solar power cheaper than coal or natural gas.

Hydrofracking operations in Arkansas have been halted while connections to recent earthquakes are explored.

Nicolas Kristof's "Sympathy for Japan, and Admiration" should be read by all.

Overload is a daily round-up of what we're reading at GOOD Environment HQ.

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Ben is a writer and editor covering climate change, energy, and environment, and is currently the Climate and Energy Media Fellow at Vermont Law School. He was the original Environment Editor at GOOD Magazine and his work has appeared regularly in National Geographic News, Grist, DeSmogBlog, and OnEarth. He recently worked with the non-profit Focus the Nation to publish an Energy 101 primer. When living in New York City, he wrote a book, The Big Green Apple, on how to live a lower impact life in the city. A bicycle enthusiast, Ben has ridden across the United States and through much of Europe.
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