ICYMI: Environmental Reads From Last Week (Labor Day Weekend Edition)

In which I share the five most interesting and important environmental stories (IMHO) that I’ve read this week on various environmental threats that birds face globally, the latest IPCC draft report leaked Tuesday, a mysterious blue substance born from the Mount Polley mine disaster and more.

MIT’s Alcator C-Mod Reactor (A Big Machine)

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Representative Katherine Clark and research faculty at MIT restarted the Alcator C-Mod reactor for fusion energy officially yesterday morning. And then, we all wore hard hats and went into the big room where the big C-Mod machine is and saw it for ourselves: fusion does not just belong in the movies.