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Too Young to Smoke But Old Enough to Harvest Tobacco? ACTION
Business  (tags: tobacco farming, child labor, US, England, China, Japan, business )

Nancy
- 127 days ago - secure.hrw.org
It's dangerous for children to work 12 hours a day in the sun and high heat while absorbing nicotine and pesticides. Yet in several US states, children are spending their summer vacations and weekends working in these conditions.
Japan To Overtake US And Germany In Solar Installations Read More at Http://Cleantechnica.Com/2013/ 03/19/Japan-to-Overtake-Us-An
Business  (tags: Japan, US, Germany, americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, marketing, politics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Ruth
- 260 days ago - cleantechnica.com
"In fact, Japanese installation of photovoltaic (PV) systems is expected to exceed 1 GW in the first quarter of 2013 alone, and by the end of 2013 is set to jump right past Germany and the US to become the world's second largest PV market behind China."
Solar In Japan Picking Up Steam, Japan Could Be #2 Solar Market In 2013 By Zach on March 20, 2013
Business  (tags: world, Japan, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investments, money, society, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, economy, finance )

Ruth
- 260 days ago - solarlove.org
"Since the country's ¥42/kWh solar feed-in tariff was implemented last summer, the country has added about 1.119 gigawatts (1,119 megawatts) of solar power capacity. Read more in these two CleanTechnica posts below..."
1,119 MW Of Solar Added In Japan
Business  (tags: Japan, world, usa, americans, business, consumers, government, finance, investments, money, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, GoodNews, greenbuilding, investing, labor, marketing, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 260 days ago - cleantechnica.com
"Japan has added just over 1 GW of solar to its previous total of 4.8 GW (in the course of just 9 months). Some might say the amount added is not hugely impressive for such a technologically advanced country,.."DONE IN ONLY NINE(9) MONTHS! THANK YOU !
Starting Tsunami Reconstruction Now
Business  (tags: economy, humans, society, environment, tsunami, Tohoku, Japan, earthquake, reconstruction, social business, young entrepreneurs, training, Entrepreneurs )

Naoko
- 593 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since the tsunami, Entrepreneurial Training for Innovative Communities (ETIC) in Tokyo has started a fellowship program that trains and sends young entrepreneurs into the region to help in rebuilding.
Fault Probes At Nuclear Plants Overdue In Quake-Prone Japan
Business  (tags: destruction, energy, pollution, nuclear plant, active fault, danger, Japan, quake-prone, Hokuriku Electric Power Co., Oi nuclear power plant, NISA, corruption, dishonesty, money, government, cover-up )

Naoko
- 790 days ago - mainichi.jp
The possibility that an active fault runs below the No.1 reactor at Hokuriku Electric Power Co.'s Shika nuclear plant has grown increasingly likely. If the fault were to move, the nuclear plant could suffer damage.
Tokyo Electric Power Wants Government Bailout to Help Pay Victims of Melt Downs
Business  (tags: world, politics, society, world, news, Japan, environment, Daiichi power plant, victim compensation, liabilities, law, business, corruption, corporate, government, ethics, humans, finance )

Cal
- 997 days ago - enn.com
Tokyo Electric Power Co asked a government-backed bailout body on Tuesday for an additional 690 billion yen ($8.8 billion) to help compensate victims of the nuclear crisis at its Fukushima Daiichi power plant
NISA Asked Chubu Electric To Manipulate Public Opinion
Business  (tags: government, corruption, Japan, Chubu Electric Power Co., manipulation, pluthermal generation, Hamaoka nuclear power plant, energy, NISA, Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, nuclear crisis, environment, destruction, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 1147 days ago - asahi.com
The agency tasked with regulating nuclear energy hoped to manipulate public opinion at a 2007 symposium on pluthermal generation at the Hamaoka nuclear power plant, operated by Chubu Electric Power Co.
Fukushima Plant Site Originally Was A Hill Safe From Tsunami
Business  (tags: dishonesty, corporate, TEPCO, tsunami, nuclear power plant, why?, Fukushima No1. Nuclear Power Plant, nuclear crisis, March 11, Japan, energy )

Naoko
- 1164 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Tepco, assuming tsuami 3.1 meters of higher would never hit the coast, reduced the bluff by some 25 meters and erected the plant on artificually prepared ground only 10 meters above sea level.
Panasonic Plans Fujisawa Eco-Friendly 'Smart Town'
Business  (tags: environment, solar, Panasonic Corp., eco-friendly, storage batteries, Fujisawa, Japan, CO2emissions, energy )

Naoko
- 1211 days ago - asahi.com
Panasonic Corp. will develop a "smart town" of about 1,000 households that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 70 percent through the use of solar panels and storage batteries.
Japan Utility Head Resigns Over Nuclear Crisis
Business  (tags: world, politics, japan, Tepco, news, society, finance, investments, money, business, corporate )

Cal
- 1219 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The president of the Japanese utility behind the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl said Friday he was stepping down in disgrace after reporting the biggest financial losses in company history.
Man Made To Work At Fukushima Plant For 2 Weeks Without Prior Knowledge
Business  (tags: Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, Fukushima Prefecture, nuclear plant, without prior knowkedge, 2 weeks, Japan, day laborers, Osaka, subcontractors, Airin area, wage, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 1229 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
An Osaka man was made to work at the crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture for about two weeks, when he had been expecting to work in neighboring Miyagi Prefecture, said a job placement center in Osaka on Monday.
Chubu Electric Seeks Restart of 'Most Dangerous' Nuke Plant
Business  (tags: Japan, Chubu Electric Power Co., Hamaoka nuclear plant, restart, Shizuoka Prefecture, dangerous, controversial, opposition, earthquake, disaster, long-predicted, possible, power shortage, concern, government, destruction )

Naoko
- 1238 days ago - asahi.com
Chubu Electric Power Co. has produced a concroversial plan to restart its Hamaoka nuclear plant on the shores of the Pacific in Shizuoka Prefecture to help alleviate a possible summer power shortage, but it remains unlcear whether that will happen.
Bank To Offer Incentives To Push Non-Nuclear Energy
Business  (tags: incentives, Johnan Shinkin Bank, non-nuclear energy, solar panels, LED lightings, higher interest rate, Tokyo, Japan, goodnews )

Naoko
- 1238 days ago - asahi.com
Johnan Shinkin Bank said April 28 that it will offer 1-percent interest on a one-year deposit and an interest-free loan for the initial year from May 2. People who purchace colar panels, generators, storage batteries or LED lighting worth $1,230 or >>
Tearful Widow's Plea Part Of 350-Person Protest In Front Of TEPCO Headquarters
Business  (tags: Japan, TEPCO, tear, widow, farmers, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, compensation, suicide, the Japan Farmers Movement, protest, nuke plants, stop, dishonesty, corporate )

Naoko
- 1241 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"Stop the nuclear power plants. That's what my hudband wanted," the woman, 61-year-old Mitsuyo Tarukawa, pleaded amongst tears.
 

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