Bruce Gellerman

Recent Stories

Chilling Out in Copenhagen

An old, but very cool technology, will soon help prevent things going rotten in Copenhagen. Denmark's capital city is recycling the nation's first power plant into its first district cooling system.

Reforming Toxic Chemical Regulation

Federal regulators, environmental groups, even manufacturers agree - the Toxic Substances Control Act, a 34 year old law governing industrial chemicals, urgently needs to be overhauled. And there's a bill in Congress to do just that.

Birding by Ear

Massachusetts Audubon Society's innovative program for the blind shows there's a lot more to birding than meets the eye.

Magic Seeds & the Miracle Crop

40 years ago scientists developed a soybean seed able to grown in Brazil's vast tropical savannah. The crop has transformed the landscape and soon Brazil will be the world's largest producer of soybeans. Now a new generation of soy seed is being introduce

Nuclear Money Meltdown

President Obama has big plans for the future of commercial nuclear energy but the industry still has no disposal plans for the radioactive waste generated over the past 50 years. And storing it at power plants across the country is costing taxpayers and r

Waste Not, Want Not

President Obama's decision to cut funds for the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository leaves operators of the nation's reactors stuck with more than 120 million pounds of high-level waste. Much of it is housed in huge pools that environmentalists call v

Chilling Out in Copenhagen

An old, but very cool technology, will soon help things from going rotten in Copenhagen. Denmark's capital city is recycling the nation's first power plant into its first district cooling system.

Countdown to Copenhagen

At talks in Bonn, Germany the U.S. and Japan offer little to further greenhouse gas emission reductions, with less than six months left to hammer out a new treaty on climate change to replace or update the Kyoto Protocol.

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