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Londres 2012 et les fantômes de Bhopal

Aujourd’hui top sponsor du CIO, le géant américain Dow Chemical est montré du doigt. La firme a racheté Union Carbide, qui fut responsable de la tragédie indienne de 1984. Enquàªte. Trois mille cinq cents morts, chiffre officiel, 20 000 à  25 000…


Coke, Colgate, DuPont and Others Form Environmental Packaging Lobby Group

Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola, DuPont, Dow Chemical and Kellogg’s are among the major U.S. corporations that have created a trade organization to represent the packaging industry and coordinate the sector’s environmental efforts. The American Institution for Packaging and the Environment (Ameripen) will…


Developing “Green” Plastics: Brazil in the Lead

Brazil is a world leader when it comes to renewable energy: some 45% of the South American nation's total energy supply is produced using renewable resources, and it has yet to get serious about developing its wind power resources. That…


Green chemicals of the month

2009 started with a lot of new green chemical offerings ranging from the cleaning industry, to automobile and construction. Here are some of the selected ones mostly in the plastic arena. Hint: If you want your newly launched green chemicals/technology…


Wal-Mart, CIA, ExxonMobil Changed Wikipedia Entries

A new Web site built by an American technology student has uncovered the lengths that companies apparently go to improve their public image by tweaking their entries on Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that – famously – "anyone can edit." The…

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