News bites: Climate skeptic behaves badly, Google boosts green power investing, nuke support drops, and more

CNN has the latest on floodwaters threatening a Nebraska nuclear power plant. 

Reuters looks at a new poll that shows declining global support for nuclear power in the wake of the Japanese reactor crisis.

The Sydney Morning Herald reports on a climate skeptic behaving badly.

“Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is still planning to share the stage at a mining conference with Christopher Monckton, despite distancing himself from the prominent climate sceptic's depiction of a key government adviser as a Nazi,” the paper reports.

Reuters reports that “Google has emerged as one of the most aggressive clean power investors in 2011,” and tallies the tech giant’s efforts.

AP reports that Transocean, owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year while drilling a BP well, faces tax evasion charges in Norway.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Saudi Arabia is looking to nuclear power to meet its growing energy demands.

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