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Source: Mother Jones
Residents in Flint, Michigan have been outraged since the discovery that their water is tainted with lead, a substance has irreversible neurological and developmental effects on children. The contamination came after the city of...
January 11, 2016 Lingering Food Safety Regulatory Issues For China In 2016Source: Forbes
As 2016 begins, and China continues implementing its revised Food Safety Law, two features of food safety regulation and their development are striking.
January 8, 2016 Is China sparking a global currency war?Source: CNN
When China moves to lower the value of the yuan, others in the developing world follow suit. China's currency moves also come at a critical time for the yuan: it was recently placed into the IMF's group of elite global...
Beijing recently announced its second-ever “red alert” for air pollution, as toxic smog again enveloped China’s capital. During the most severe air pollution episode last year, concentrations of the primary pollutants in Beijing...
The Northern Miner - Reliance on foreign filed regulatory reports In addition, in light of recent developments abroad, as well as the developments with the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI), resource...
December 28, 2015 Fighting climate change requires more than soothing fantasiesSource: Waahington Post
On climate change, curb your enthusiasm. It’s not that the recent international conference in Paris didn’t take significant steps to check global warming. It did. Nearly 200?countries committed to reduce their greenhouse gas...
Source: Huff Post
The number of recent food poisoning cases linked to the fast-food restaurant soared this week to more than 500 with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing 6 additional cases in four more states: Pennsylvania,...
December 28, 2015 Europe's Energy and Electricity Policies are a Bad ModelSource: Forbes
It’s quite telling that COP21 took place in Paris. Western leaders, environmental groups, and international institutions are convinced that Europe is the model for the rest of the world to install more renewable energy and...
December 21, 2015 Growth alone is not the answerSource: Larry Checco
No one knows for sure what impact the Federal Reserve raising its interest rate from basically zero to one-quarter percent will have on the economy. One thing is for certain, however. Growth is every economist’s panacea for...
December 18, 2015 What the Fed's liftoff means for you
The Business Insider - World Economic Forum As Gallup's analysis of the results noted, higher interest rates are less likely to affect investors or savers, but others could bear the brunt: Higher interest rates are more likely to...
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