Global Environmental Society

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Land of Fires a burning issue

Italians have dubbed the area in the Italian province of Campania near Naples the ‘Land of Fires’. Not only is the mafia illegally dumping toxic waste there, it is also burning it. Dioxins contaminate...

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Apple eying Tesla

Apple and Tesla have reportedly held talks regarding a possible acquisition. The company famous for all things with the little ‘i’ has enough money to buy the electric automaker. Tesla has a market value...

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Milestone or dinosaur?

The world’s largest solar power plant opened in the United States last week. It is expected to supply electricity to 140,000 households. But as John Dyer in Boston reports, critics believe that it will...

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Hold your breath in New Delhi

Think twice before choosing to visit New Delhi over Beijing. Turns out that the air quality in the Indian capital is worse than Beijing, making it the most polluted city in the world. And...

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The solar era is only now beginning

The solar energy industry in Switzerland has a future, says Swiss photovoltaics specialists Christophe Ballif. In particular, the former Oerlikon Solar, which is now being sold by its parent company TEL, developed unique solutions....