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  1. Lifestyle - Books - ECOLOGY

    Book review: Sacred Mountains, by Allerd Stikker

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by David Wilson

    ... pollution crisis. The solution, he writes, is a riddle-rich faith with roots stretching deep into Chinese culture: Daoism (or Taoism), the ancient religious philosophy. "You could argue ... and severe pollution. "At that time, the country was known as the Economic Miracle of the Far East. But I felt it was turning into the Ecological Disaster of the Far East," he writes, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1581698/book-review-sacred-mountains-allerd-stikker
  2. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: Capital: The Eruption of Delhi, by Rana Dasgupta

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by David Wilson

    ... of a woman and planning to finish a novel. "I had no intention of staying in Delhi: I had passed through it a few times during childhood visits to Calcutta, and remembered it as a polluted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1518625/book-review-capital-eruption-delhi-rana-dasgupta
  3. Your PC's sexy looks mask a body that's filled with toxins

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... it is cheaper and easier to plonk it on countries lax about pollution issues than to deal with it at home. Children often dismantle the gadgetry and, to extract metals, adults smelt computer parts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/502562/your-pcs-sexy-looks-mask-body-thats-filled-toxins
  4. We've got the power

    Posted Jul 05th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... would be sustainability. River Gyms, if they are ever built, will be fitted with purification devices designed to help mitigate water pollution. They would also enable users to enjoy spectacular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/685859/weve-got-power
  5. Blood cells

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Batteries- those dull lumps of metal that power mobile phones, personal computers, cars and many other devices- essentially convert chemical energy into electricity. The widespread use of electrochemical cell batteries, however, continues to generate environmental concerns because their manufacture involves hazardous chemicals and toxic metal pollution. But a welcome ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679736/blood-cells
  6. Breathtaking

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... but the Eco-box is good news for travellers who feel guilty about their carbon footprint. Up to 9 per cent of the greenhouse gases attributed to climate change comes from aeroplanes, which dump pollutants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675814/breathtaking
  7. The evolution industry

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The economic slowdown could lay the groundwork for a greener economy inspired by nature, according to proponents of biomimicry. It is a relatively new science that studies nature and imitates the best designs and processes to solve human problems. Biomimicry promotes 'investing in the non-polluting businesses, industries and jobs of the near future', says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663712/evolution-industry
  8. Any colour so long as it's green

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of anti-pollution group Clear the Air, says EVs such as the MyCar should be introduced on to Hong Kong streets. 'It would improve roadside air quality at no cost,' says Masset. Additional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671594/any-colour-so-long-its-green
  9. Any colour so long as it's green

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of anti-pollution group Clear the Air, says EVs such as the MyCar should be introduced on to Hong Kong streets. 'It would improve roadside air quality at no cost,' says Masset. Additional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671602/any-colour-so-long-its-green
  10. More power to the wind in solving energy issues

    Posted Sep 20th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of the world's 20 most polluted cities, according to the World Bank. Worse, the world's largest cloud of the pollutant nitrogen dioxide hangs over China, satellite images show. Acid rain ... people die each year from air pollution-related illnesses. In the light of these disturbing facts, the clean air that wind power brings looks a compelling selling point. Another advantage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/516880/more-power-wind-solving-energy-issues

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