My view on Sony and North Korea

Environmental Economics

Now that Sony has set a precedent of pulling movies after the parent company is hacked, I worry that the Empire will be using the Force on Disney now that the Force is awakening. Yes, I'm a dork

China, North Korea to increase cooperation in renewable energy sector

Green Blog

China and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea have agreed to collaborate in the sector of renewable energy. Renewable energy would prove extremely helpful for North Korea’s economic growth as the country is heavily dependent on imported fuels. North Korea depends on oil imports from Russia, China and Iran. Renewable Energy Asia china Energy geothermal energy North Korea


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Leaded gasoline finally phased out worldwide


In 2016, North Korea, Myanmar and Afghanistan stopped selling leaded gasoline, leaving only a few countries (including Iraq, Yemen and Algeria) still producing the gasoline. Eco Green angel bbc eco-friendly beauty environment gas gasoline north north-korea veganLeaded gasoline is no longer used anywhere in the world, according to the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP). Algeria, the last country left using leaded gasoline, finished its stockpile in July.


Indoor air contains concerning levels of forever chemicals


Green air green-science north north-korea rhode-island sitting-on-the university vegan water-at-levelsMaybe you live in an area far from polluting industries, buy only organic food and have had your home screened for radon. But you’re probably still bringing dangerous per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) into your home. These are nicknamed “forever chemicals ” because they stay in your body until death do you part.

At least no one said 'Canada'

Environmental Economics

North Korea. I randomly take attendance in my Intro class (for exam bonus points).    Today, to record attendance, and for fun, under the guise of 'current events are important,' I asked the class to put their name on a sheet of paper and list three countries in which the U.S. has active military engagements--that is, fighting.    A few random (cherry-picked) responses: South Africa. Denmark. Japan. China. Vietnam. Liberia. Africa. Middle East.

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Kim Jong Un's path to redemption (among alcoholics at least)

Environmental Economics

perhaps we can learn to love North Korea now that it claims to have invented a revolutionary liquor that won't leave you bleary-eyed and hungover. "Koryo "Koryo Liquor, which is made of six-year-old Kaesong Koryo insam, known as being highest in medicinal effect, and the scorched rice, is highly appreciated by experts and lovers as it is suave and causes no hangover," Jong Hwa Sun wrote. via I volunteer John to be the U.S. tester (I will be second

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Predictions for the Roaring 20?s

Blue Earth

Just like China produced the first gene-edited babies, you will see countries like Iran and North Korea weaponizing gene-editing. I have found 1-year technology predictions to be almost laughable in terms of big-picture advances.

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Egypt Stops Japan Imports Over Radiation Fears

Green Prophet

And further to this extreme measure, they are also requiring that all products imported from the nearby countries such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, North Korea, and South Korea be subject to radiation inspection. Car parts, scrap metal, fish and produce from Japan won’t enter Egyptian ports.

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With Swordsmen in Short Supply, Saudi Considers A Greener Execution Solution

Green Prophet

That’s 55 places where you pay the ultimate price for misbehaving and five of those conduct executions publically: Iran, North Korea, Syria, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia. Can executions be green? Laurie answers this tongue in cheek. Tardy executioners have prompted Saudi Arabia to re-evaluate their centuries-old practice of public beheadings.The use of capital punishment in Saudi Arabia is based on a hardline interpretation of Sharia (Islamic) law.

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Fight Crime By Getting the Lead Out

Green Prophet

Afghanistan, Iraq, North Korea, Myanmar and Yemen are still using leaded gasoline and many others have lead contaminated plumbing, soil, paint and household products. ” But several nations including Afghanistan, Iraq, North Korea, Myanmar and Yemen are still using leaded gasoline and many others have lead contaminated plumbing, soil, paint and household products.

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Dafna Aizenberg Maps the Internet’s View of Our World

Green Prophet

Because there is so little information on North Korea, it only appears on the cybercrime pages, where Africa doesn’t show up at all. Korea and Japan offer the world’s fastest connections, likely linked to the demands of their respective gaming cultures.

Four of the World’s Ten Fattest Nations Are Gulf Countries

Green Prophet

North Korea is the world’s slimmest nation, with an average weight under 50 kilometers per person. Ramadan period expected to add to weighty population. Eat less, and go to the gym more. Alas, easier said than done in some Gulf states, especially during Ramadan. Kuwait , Qatar , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are among the world’s top ten overweight nations , a new report by BMC Public Health has found.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

“Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

Global Warming Australia Carbon Credit Analysis climate change climate conference Climate Creditor climate debt climate science COP17 Copenhagen Durban North SouthAt the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

has stated that “Communities in the global south as well as low-income communities in the industrialised north have borne the toxic burden of this fossil fuel extraction, transportation and production. Now these communities are facing the worst impacts of climate change – from food shortages to the inundation of whole island nations” and demands “ Huge financial transfers from north to south, based on the repayment of climate debts and subject to democratic control.

Weekend Reading 1/11/13

Sightline Daily

Congress did manage to beat out telemarketers (45-35), John Edwards (45-29), the Kardashians (49-36), lobbyists (48-30), North Korea (61-26), the ebola virus (53-25), Lindsay Lohan (45-41), Fidel Castro (54-32), playground bullies (43-38), meth labs (60- 21), communism (57-23), and gonorrhea (53-28). Eric: In the wake of the fiscal cliff debate, Public Policy Polling released (apparently serious?)

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A Just Foreign Policy Resource Guide

The Green Changemakers

foreign policy in places like Iraq, Iran, and North Korea. is impacting lives in places like Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, Haiti, and Mexico, and connect person-to-person with real people, their cultures, and their political and economic situations. The Center for International Policy's Americas Program maintains extensive information on North American border issues.

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