By looking backward into the past to understand forces at work for hundreds of years, they help us understand China today and the future that this singular country is helping shape for all of us. Will we see the day when all products carry environmental labels with data on carbon emissions and other impacts? China had more urban than rural residents for the first time in So how will we provide a good quality of life to what will be 9 billion people on a resource-constrained planet?
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In the words of climate scientist Jim Hansen, we've loaded the dice in favor of extreme weather events. In interagency discussions, Feith and the two offices communicated almost exclusively with like-minded allies in other agencies, rather than with their official counterparts, including even the DIA in the Pentagon, according to Kwiatkowski. And then picture them talking directly to each other , partly through a shared, trusted system. As with the Wells Fargo and VW scandals before it, the problem here is a systematic set of expectations and rules, set from the top, that lead to very bad and now public behavior. But what about ways of doing business that are perfectly common now? But IBM brings a new value chain — electronics and IT — to the discussion and thus broadens the movement.
Can you even summarize the sustainability of a product in a label? Education Reporting: Brian M. Tags: circular , inequity , natural capital , sustainability , Thomas Jefferson , transparency. It certainly has become a media darling for clean tech skeptics. Will we find a way to value externalities like ecosystem services and internalized, intangible benefits?
Transparency and tragedy raise awareness about worker conditions Early in , Apple took some serious heat for the working conditions at Foxconn , the giant company that assembles a huge percentage of our electronics. Pentagon officials, particularly Feith's office, have reportedly opposed the deal, which had been favored by the State Department, because of the possibility that the group, the Mujahadeen Khalq, might be useful in putting pressure on Tehran. It was not a fad — or a bad dream for some — but a fundamental shift in how we all do business. I reached out to the Twittersphere to ask for opinions on this question and combined their thoughts with my own list. His job was to wear a candy cane striped suit and collect entrance tickets from Chinese tourists.