dicembre, 2011

MIT online learning initiative

MIT online learning initiative

‘MITx’ will offer courses online and make online learning tools freely available MIT today announced the launch of an online learning initiative internally called “MITx.” MITx will offer a portfolio of MIT courses through an online interactive learning platform that will: organize and present course material to enable students to learn at their own pace feature interactivity,...

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China manufacturing tax

China manufacturing tax

China ponders green manufacturing tax BEIJING — As the Chinese government struggles to meet several of its own environmental targets to 2015, China’s textile industry could face a new ‘green tax’, which together with higher wages and a slump in exports, puts additional pressure on an industry that is already facing big challenges. Within the last few weeks, the State Council of China has...

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Arvind Spring Denim Collection

Arvind Spring Denim Collection

Arvind launches its Spring and Summer – 2013 for European Brands at Denim by Premiere Vision, Paris. The collection brings the best in Denim for Spring and Summer – 2013. Some key products to be showcased  by Arvind are: Light weight Shirtings in Linen Blends and Light weight cross denims for loose bottoms. A set of Soft stretch and power stretch in cold grey and black. Cement color, grey...

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Google Earth: Climate Change

Google Earth: Climate Change

Explore the potential impacts of climate change on our planet Earth and learn about solutions for adaptation and mitigation, in the context of the United Nations’s Climate Climate Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen. With Google Earth you can view climate change scenarios, interact with narrated tours, investigate deforestation, and even dive into the depths of the...

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Vintage Denim

Vintage Denim

Vintage Denim – At What Cost To Environment ? Readymade garment sector is booming world wide & specially in 3rd world countries, and garment processing has emerged as one of the important production routes towards meeting quick changing demands of the fashion market. In this article we look at processing of denim garments & its impact on environment. Brands seeking to improve their...

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Countries Carbon Footprint

Countries Carbon Footprint

Poorer countries overtake rich world’s consumption carbon footprint The financial crisis of 2009 saw the developing world’s carbon emissions from consumption shoot past the developed world’s years earlier than expected, new research shows The carbon footprint from consumption in the developing world has overtaken that of the developed world, according to research published on...

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Capturing CO2 Too Costly?

Capturing CO2 Too Costly?

Capturing CO2 Too Costly to Combat Climate Change? Since a buildup of humanmade carbon dioxide is causing the planet to warm, why not just suck this greenhouse gas straight out of the atmosphere? That’s one strategy scientists have proposed to combat climate change. But a new analysis suggests that the approach may be neither economical nor practical. Before widespread industrial activity...

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