China Prepares for Transportation Boom as US Infrastructure Crumbles

October 31, 2013 by  
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Chinese officials announced Wednesday at the 6th Annual US-China Transportation Forum that they are expanding their nationwide network of highways , railways and airports. US officials at the same forum said the federal government is having trouble maintaining America’s existing transportation system since public funding has become scarce. Albeit in different places with their transportation planning, the two countries seem to share the same goal to create a robust, healthy and more sustainable system. Read the rest of China Prepares for Transportation Boom as US Infrastructure Crumbles Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 6th annual US-China Transportation Forum , adding airports in china , adding highways in china , adding motorways in china , adding railways in china , china transportation boom , china transportation planning , cleaner transportation china , decreasing reliance on airlines , decreasing reliance on automobiles , diversifying transportation , federal funding for transportation , green transportation china , high speed rail , us transportation maintenance , us transportation planning        

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Japan’s Governing Party Says TEPCO Should Not Handle Fukushima Nuclear Plant Decommission

October 31, 2013 by  
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As the Tokyo Electric Power Company ( TEPCO ) prepares for the most dangerous phase of decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Japan’s Liberal Democratic party (LDP) is calling for another agency to oversee the process. The party plans to present a proposal to Prime Minister Abe next week that asks for an entity financially independent of TEPCO to handle the delicate task. The decision comes amidst mounting political and public scrutiny of the operator’s performance. Read the rest of Japan’s Governing Party Says TEPCO Should Not Handle Fukushima Nuclear Plant Decommission Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant , Japan , ldp , liberal democratic party , nuclear decommission , nuclear regulation authority , prime minister abe , radiation leak , radioactive water , shunichi tanaka , taro aso , TEPCO , tokyo electric power company        

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5 steps to clearer CSR communications with investors

April 2, 2013 by  
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Given that CSR professionals and investors share the same objective, why do they not speak the same language?

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Facebook taps modernist architect Gehry for new kind of green roof

April 2, 2013 by  
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Usually known for ultra-modern buildings, Frank Gehry takes modern to a new level — with a landscaped roof — with his second green-roofed building in the United States. 

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Ingram Barge, Domtar make the case for integrated sustainability

February 22, 2013 by  
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With a business model linked to a natural resource, the companies share the same challenge. How will each tackle it?

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NASCAR’s sustainability race: Q&A with Mike Lynch

February 22, 2013 by  
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Can NASCAR continue to ramp up its green initiatives?

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Monkeys in Nepal Provide New Data on Urban Toxicity

January 5, 2010 by  
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Image credit: mattspinner /Flickr In South and Southeast Asia, monkeys and people are synanthropic . It sounds complicated, but all this means is that they share the same ecological niche. Some species, like macaques , are very similar in behavior, diet, and even anatomical composition to their human neighbors

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