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Fukushima Uses UN Conference to Promote Its Food Safety
Business  (tags: Fukushima, Farmers, Agriculture, UN Conference, Risk Reduction, Food Safety )

Brian
- 4 days ago - voanews.com
Japanese safety standards are 10-times stricter for levels of radioactive cesium than in the United States and Europe.
Jordan Will Sign Agreement With Russia to Build Nuclear Reactor
Business  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Energy, Jordan, Russia, Rosatom )

Brian
- 4 days ago - bloomberg.com
Rosatom will finance 49.9 percent of the project, including two plants with capacity to generate 2,000 megawatts of power. Jordan will own the rest.
Google Executive Says It's Possible to Live to Be 500
Business  (tags: Google, Google Ventures, Longevity, Research, Developement, Bill Maris )

Brian
- 12 days ago - businessinsider.com
"If you ask me today, is it possible to live to be 500? The answer is yes," Bill Maris, Google Ventures' managing partner and president.
Hydroelectric Power Making A Comeback As Companies Turn To Renewable Energy
Business  (tags: Energy, Green Energy, Renewables, Hydroelectric, Dams )

Brian
- 18 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
It's the renewable energy that generates the most electricity, but few want to admit it.
Islamic State Will Try to Profit From the Treasures of Nimrud
Business  (tags: Islamic State, ISIL, treasures, looting, Nimrud, terrorists )

Beatrice
- 20 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Islamist fervour will not have been the sole reason for Isil's decision to loot the ancient city of Nimrud. The terrorists who pillaged the treasures bequeathed by history will also have been trying to make money. IsilâEUR(TM)s self-proclaimed goal
Tim Cook: Apples Herzliya R&D Center Second-Largest in World
Business  (tags: Apple, Israel, Rand D Center )

David
- 26 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Cook, who was in Israel to inaugurate Apples new R&D center in Herzliya, touched on a number of major issues that concern both Israel and Apple including environmental matters, education, diversity, and Israeli Arabs.
Hershey Kisses Science Goodbye
Business  (tags: American Council, Science and Health, Hersheys, Chocolate, Natural Fallcy, Anti-Science Crowd )

Brian
- 23 days ago - acsh.org
Yep...Hershey is going green. The same color as money.
Arizona's New Solar Charge Is "Unsupportable By Any Economic Analysis," SolarCity Says
Business  (tags: Solar Industry, Energy, Regulations, Charges, Government, Big Solar, Corporation, Lawsuits, SolarCity )

Brian
- 23 days ago - thinkprogress.org
SolarCity, the largest rooftop solar installer in Arizona, has threatened to sue SRP over the charges, a scenario that is now all the more likely.
Why the Gap Between Worker Pay and Productivity Is So Problematic
Business  (tags: Workers, Wages, Economic Injustice, Productivity, Employers, Wage Gap )

Brian
- 29 days ago - theatlantic.com
Labor has become more efficient and profitable, but employees aren't sharing in the benefits.
 
 
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