Tag Archives: policy
Fracking and Cell Phones: Evaluating the Real Risks
When I first began writing seriously about environmental issues several years ago, one thing annoyed me above all else: the refusal of many climate scientists to talk about the policy implications of their research. I’d be speaking to a researcher who had documented the rapid melting of alpine glaciers, who knew that it was chiefly due to manmade global warming but they still refused to talk about what we might be able to do to prevent climate change.
2-Min. Bio: Susan E. Rice
All Quiet in Rafah: Egypt’s Gaza Border Opens Not with a Bang but a Whisper
Syria Critical of Obama’s Middle East Speech Warning Assad
Why Japan’s Shift Away from Nuclear Is Good for Business
Seven/Eleven Japan, with over 13,200 stores nationwide, is among the many forward-looking companies helping set the pace for change within the nation’s energy policy. The convenience store chain plans to spend over $123 million to switch to energy efficient LED lighting at about 6000 outlets in Tokyo, and will install solar panels on roofs of 1,000 stores around the country over the next few months.