A supertanker adapted to scoop up oil from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico began tests on Saturday amid a report that some major investors expect the energy giant to replace its top executives.
In an inadequate and feeble attempt towards including people’s voices on the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology has given just 15 days for “wider consultations”.
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The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico down south is the worst environmental disaster America has ever faced, US President Barack Obama has said. 'This oil spill is the worst environmental disaster America has ever faced. And unlike an earthquake or a hurricane, it is not a single event that does its damage in a matter of minutes or days,' Obama said in his address to the nation.
Hyderabad, India — A Greenpeace report released today said the monetary benefits of organic cotton farming are much greater than using the Genetically Engineered variety that makes farmers more vulnerable to financial collapse due to high debts and increased costs of cultivation.
Bangalore, India — Version 9 of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics (1) has Azim Premji–led Wipro sharing the number one position with the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturer Nokia while Samsung, Toshiba and Dell have earned penalty points.
The Indian IT major Wipro shares top pedestal with Nokia scoring 7.5 while
The government will soon introduce rules to regulate the informal e-waste recycling sector, but the formal sector itself is flouting regulations. An investigation by Down To Earth exposed how a registered firm in Roorkee is selling electronic equipment to junk dealers rather than recycling them
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