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China's environmental situation has become a focus of debate both within China and across the world. The scrutiny has intensified as China overtook the US as the world's largest carbon dioxide emitter in 2007. The attention only grew as China has struggled to alleviate Beijing's air pollution woes leading up to the 2008 Olympic Games. China's pollution problems go beyond air quality. In addition, the World Bank reports that half of the Chinese population may be drinking contaminated water. And the country may have lost up to one-fifth of its arable land to soil erosion and economic development in the past 60 ...
or "green" city in the United States and the second most in the world. Portland is Oregon's most populous city, and the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest , after Seattle , Washington , and Vancouver , British Columbia . Approximately two million people live in the Portland metropolitan area ( MSA ), the 23rd most populous in the United States as of July 2006. Portland was incorporated in 1851 and is the county seat of Multnomah County . The city extends slightly into Washington County to the west and Clackamas County to the south. It is governed by a commission-based government headed by a mayor ...
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but they are not currently loaded because either your browser doesn't support JavaScript, or they didn't load fast enough. Wow! Another brilliant idea! They've just co-opted the votes of scores of California tweenies. In a related story, Frito-Lay endorsed the legalization of marijuana citing market research that showed the demand for 'munchies' would triple if the appetite-enhancer were more readily available. Note to the Frito-Lay folks: the above is a poor attempt at humor: don't sue me! It should be obvious even to the rank and file that UNION leadership is ONLY INTERESTED IN ... market research, surveys and trends
Vermont Law School helps China to open first public interest law ...
SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. –– Aiming to use lawsuits to fight pollution and protect workers, Vermont Law School’s U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law has received a $1.5 million federal grant to establish China’s first public interest environmental law firm and expand a university-based legal clinic. China’s rapid industrialization and urbanization have caused severe environmental degradation, including greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming worldwide and hundreds of thousands of deaths a year in China due to exposure to pollution. The crisis has prompted China’s leaders to seek new ways to allow ... market research, surveys and trends

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I was in Beijing at the beginning of the week to moderate a panel at the 8th Transnational Corporations China Forum 2010 organized by Chinese Academy of International Trade & Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Commerce, to discuss the strategic opportunities and compliance management of multinational corporations in the post-financial crisis era.  My panel focused on the multinational corporation and China’s low carbon economy.  China.org has saved me the effort of writing a lengthy post about the highlights of our discussion by featuring the panel in its story “ Low-carbon revolution is on the way .” ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Soros to Invest $1 Billion in Clean Energy, Form Advisory Group ...
looking to address the “political problem” of climate change, said he will invest $1 billion in clean-energy technology and donate $100 million to an environmental advisory group to aid policymakers. Soros, the founder of hedge fund Soros Fund Management LLC , announced the investment in Copenhagen on Oct. 10 at a meeting on climate change sponsored by Project Syndicate . The group is an international association made up of 430 newspapers from 150 countries. “I want to apply rather stringent criteria to the investments,” said Soros in an e-mailed message. “They should be profitable but should also actually make a contribution to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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in Fort Worth, a gas-drilling hub. Dozens of local residents took turns at the microphone to voice concerns about potential contamination of drinking water. A film called “Gasland,” released last month on the cable channel HBO , showed people in drilling areas lighting their tap water on fire, as gas found its way into their water supply. “I am frustrated and angry,” said State Representative Lon Burnam, Democrat of Fort Worth, who spoke at the meeting and decried the “inadequacies” of state regulators. At issue is a procedure known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which has been adopted ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Beyond Borders: What would Congress transparency reforms mean to Ghana?
“Congress’ action is a big victory for the United States, for the citizens of every country with mining or oil or gas production, and for investors and people who recognize that financial transparency is essential for government and corporate accountability. The U.S. has raised the global standard for financial transparency for governments worldwide and for the oil, gas and mining industries,” - George Soros, Chairman of Soros Fund Management, LLC and founder of The Open Society Institute. The mounting calls for transparency and openness in the mining and oil and gas sectors have witnessed groundbreaking reforms with the passage ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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A CHINA ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROJECT RESEARCH BRIEF Water-borne ...
Aug 20, 2007 ... Because these people live away from home most of the time, they constitute the ... close gaps in China's Water Pollution and Prevention Law. ... This initiative will be facilitated by SEPA's new Environmental Information ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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China has been working with great determination in recent years to develop, implement, and enforce a solid environmental law framework. Chinese officials face critical challenges in effectively implementing the laws, clarifying the roles of their national and provincial governments, and strengthening the operation of their legal system. EPA Office of General Counsel launched the EPA – China Environmental Law Initiative in September, 2007, to encourage a continuing dialogue between the U.S. and China on environmental law. The goals of the initiative include: Sharing EPA's legal experience and expertise to help improve ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Our children are living embodiments of our legacy. They deserve the same promise and opportunity we inherited from our parents. But the climate crisis threatens to take that all away. Even today, many people in positions of power do not understand the seriousness of the threat. Often the debate concerns parts per million in 2050—which can seem both impossibly obscure and impossibly remote. But in reality, the problem is simple and close to our hearts. We need to emit less of the pollution that causes global warming or our children and grandchildren will will suffer a world we can hardly imagine. Theirs will be a world of ...
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