Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Chinese officials are retreating from their controversial plan to install an internet filtering system on computers in the
country. But only somewhat. The country's industry and information technology minister, Li Yizhong, said, "the notion a
filtering programme would be required on every new computer was a misunderstanding spawned by poorly written
He said all public computers in schools and internet cafes must install the filtering
software, Green Dam -- but the government "respected the choice of individuals who do not install it".
Wen Yuchao, an influential blogger, said, "Green Dam will be a mini great firewall placed inside every personal computer. The
real logic behind it is that China is a big kindergarten in which even adults are treated as children that need to be