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Tin Mining on Bangka Island of Indonesia - in Pictures
Business  (tags: environment, tin mining, Indonesia, archipelago, Bangka Island, gamage, harm, health, conditions )

- 52 days ago -
A remote island of the Indonesian archipelago is being stripped off its forests and dug up for tin used in millions of mobile phones, tablets etc. The mining is often illegal and hazardous; few of the leading brands have control over where the tin
OP-ED: The Way to Stop Corporate Lawbreaking Is to Prosecute the People Who Break the Law
Business  (tags: corporate malfeasance, financial crime and punishment, laws, governement, responsibility, ethics, society )

- 55 days ago -
Fines have no deterrent value unless the amount of the penalty multiplied by the risk of being caught is greater than the profits earned by the illegal behavior. In reality, the penalty-risk calculus rarely comes close.
Sign the Petition: Support Senator Warren's Postal Banking Proposal PETITION!!
Business  (tags: society, safety, politics, rights, interesting, law, news, humans, government, ethics, freedoms, culture, americans, congress, corruption, democrats, republicans, corporate, business, economy, finance, money )

- 56 days ago -
But now we have a chance to give the millions of Americans without access to affordable basic financial services a fair, publicly owned alternative to payday lenders and big banks
Major Companies Distance Themselves From U.S. Chamber Campaign Against Obama's Climate Plan
Business  (tags: US Chamber of Commerce, Pres Obama, Obama Climate Plan, Climate Change )

- 56 days ago -
"There are a number of companies that are part of the Chamber that would rather lobby than adapt to the urgency of climate change and the fact that we could have economic growth in the clean energy sectors."
Tell the EPA You Support Their Carbon Pollution Standards PETITION!!
Business  (tags: pollution, protection, science, humans, healthconditions, green, government, globalwarming, globalwarming, environment, energy, conservation, ecosystems, climate-change, climate, society, safety, ethics, culture, americans, dishonesty, republicans, democr )

- 57 days ago -
Today, America has NO NATIONAL LIMITS on carbon pollution from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants--the largest source of carbon pollution in our country. The EPA is proposing a rule that could change all of that--and will be facing ferocious political
Business  (tags: energy, economy, Entrepreneurs, environment, business, consumers, corporate, investments, technology )

- 57 days ago -
'..ATMs use the same amount of energy as a conventional light bulb, and can operate without air conditioning is heat up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Vortex's solar-powered ATMs emit at least 18,500 kg of CO2 each year, when compared to conventional ATMs.'
Thai Solar Company to Power Rural Myanmar SOLAR INDUSTRY NEWS | FEBRUARY 11, 2013 BY BRIAN |
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, energy, environment, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, investments )

- 57 days ago -
'... Asian Development Bank, only 16 percent of the 40 million people living in rural parts of Myanmar are connected to the electric power grid..using diesel fuel is..source of toxic sulfur dioxide and carbon emissions,.double the cost of PV'
Construction to Start on U.S. Army's Largest PV Array SOLAR INDUSTRY NEWS | APRIL 22, 2014 BY BRIAN
Business  (tags: government, business, investments, americans, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, labor, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

- 57 days ago -
'The installation is expected to provide about 25 percent of the electricity required at Fort Huachuca each year. Construction will start on April 25, with the solar panels expected to go live in late 2014.'
A Historic 105-0 Vote for Solar in South Carolina SOLAR ENERGY NEWS, SOLAR POLICY NEWS | MAY 23, 2014 BY BLAPE |
Business  (tags: government, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, finance, americans, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

- 57 days ago -
'If passed into the law by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, at least 2 percent of the average peak demand for power over five years must become solar generated by 2021. The bill also approves of third-party rooftop solar power leasing and raises...'
First Solar Sets New Thin-Film Efficiency World Record SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | MARCH 31, 2014 BY BRIAN |
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, energy, environment, business, americans, consumers, Entrepreneurs, finance, technology, investments )

- 57 days ago -
'First Solar has set a new world record for thin-film PV panel efficiency, with its modules converting 17 percent of sunlight to energy.'
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