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Why STEM Education is Important?

Posted by Carolina Cabral Murphy on Sunday, May 27, 2012, In : News 
In the early 1960s, The United States had three times as many scientists as countries such as the Soviet Union. It was spending seven times more money on scientific research than Europe. The United States had made 80 percent of all scientific discoveries from the 1930s to the 1960s. Not surprisingly, the United States has been the dominant science superpower since the 1950s.

The United States owes its status to its investment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educat...
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US Gov. Imposed Tariffs of Around 30% on Solar Panels from China

Posted by Guest Editor on Friday, May 18, 2012, In : News 
The US government has imposed tariffs of around 30 percent on solar panels imported from China, sparking charges of “trade protectionism” from Chinese government officials and increasing friction between the two countries.

The US Commerce Department ruled yesterday in favor of American companies that charged Chinese exporters had illegally “dumped” their solar panels on the US market below fair market price.

Commerce officials will continue their investigations in the trade cases, a...
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Citizens of which nation are the most sustainable consumers? Is it the super-liberal Dutch? The enlightened and sophisticated French? The affluent Scandinavians?

Posted by Editor on Monday, June 21, 2010, In : News 

by Timothy Curran

Perhaps surprisingly, the Greendex study which surveys 17,000 people, 1000 in 17 different countries, on their habits and attitudes in relation to consumer choices finds that the residents of developing nations of Brazil, India and China are the most sustainable consumers. France, Canada and the USA rank the lowest.

While these results may be encouraging to those concerned with how economic growth will affect the environment, they do not sit well with the environmental real...

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