Chinese Officials Confirm the Existence of Pollution-Choked “Cancer Villages”

February 25, 2013 by  
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After years of public speculation about the impact of pollution  on some areas of the country, the Chinese Ministry of Environment Protection has finally confirmed the existence of “cancer villages.” The environmental ministry published a report that acknowledges the public health threat caused by toxic chemicals and hazardous smog. Chinese officials announced a five-year plan to deal with the harmful effects of air and water pollution. Read the rest of Chinese Officials Confirm the Existence of Pollution-Choked “Cancer Villages” Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cancer villages , china cancer rates , china cancer villages , china environmental report , china hazardous smog , china health issue , china industrial waste , china pollution , Chinese Ministry of Environment Protection , environmental destruction , pollution-linked cancer , water and air pollution china

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Solar Power Generation to Increase by 35 Times in Argentina

February 25, 2013 by  
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There is a good reason why Argentina’s flag sports a shining sun. At present, Argentina only produces about 10MW of solar power, but that figure is soon about to receive a giant boost as the country plans to increase its capacity by 35 times and the government begins to hand out incentives to private companies. International developers are looking to the western regions where projects are estimated to produce over twice the amount of energy coming from solar in Germany , the world’s current market leader. The plans would assist in the efforts of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to increase the amount of energy generated by renewables from 2 percent to 8 percent by 2013. Read the rest of Solar Power Generation to Increase by 35 Times in Argentina Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aldar sa , Argentina , Brazil , china , Columbia , debt , default , enarsa , germany , inflation , president cristina fernandez de kirchner , renewable energy , sky solar holdings co. , Solar Power , solaria energia & medio ambiente sa , south america , Spain , tariff

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