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Externalities and Pollution Topic Overview - YouTube

An introduction to the economic theory of Externalities & Pollution. See more videos and economics learning resources at www.dirkmateer.com!
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This is an interesting overview because it shows us why parts of our environment is bad. It is either we save the resource and lose production or lose the resource and save production. Which is ultimately the reason for pollution and a bad  environment.

 

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Big Corporations Already Accounting for Carbon Pollution in Business Plans | Frances Beinecke's Blog |

Big Corporations Already Accounting for Carbon Pollution in Business Plans | Frances Beinecke's Blog | | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it
Twenty-nine corporations, including five major oil companies, are starting to account for coming carbon limits in their business plans, according to a new report by CDP. These companies recognize the era of unlimited pollution will soon end, and it’s time...
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Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) blogs about companies taking advantage of unlimited pollution capabilities.

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Pollution is a Global Killer - YouTube

This video will take on an unbelievable journey. it will expose some facts concerning pollution that causes instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the ...
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Environment & Pollution - YouTube

Hope this will make people think and try to do something about this. Thanks for watching.
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Environment, Not Corruption, Is China's Biggest Concern

Environment, Not Corruption, Is China's Biggest Concern | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it
For the residents of Beijing, the week of Feb.17 is one to remember. Air pollution, which hit a dangerous particulate concentration of more than 400, stuck at such unhealthy levels for almost seven days. The choking smog has its consequences. Environmental governance now has surpassed corruption to be the greatest [...]
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China is having a hard time getting companies to cooperate  in the process of cleaning up the air. The companies think it will cost too much money to change their system of operations.

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China's toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter, say scientists

China's toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter, say scientists | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it
Air pollution now impeding photosynthesis and potentially wreaking havoc on country's food supply, experts warn
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Agriculture is suffering from the air pollution in China. The crops are not producing and they are harvesting agriculture that cannot be used for food. 

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WHO: air pollution 'is single biggest environmental health risk'

WHO: air pollution 'is single biggest environmental health risk' | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it
New figures link indoor and outdoor air pollution to around 7 millon deaths a year – more than double previous estimates
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VW to Build Plug-in Hybrid Cars in China as Pollution Reforms the ...

VW to Build Plug-in Hybrid Cars in China as Pollution Reforms the ... | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it
By Andreas Cremer. BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen plans to make plug-in cars in China, company sources say, seeing a big potential market as the country's leaders fight hazardous levels of air pollution with measures that ...
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 Andreas Cremer, writes a good article about, due to pollution VW is looking to bring in plug - in Hybrid cars. To change the market and their focus on a more cleaner society. This is China's "declare on war" against pollution.


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Why business can be good at solving social problems

Why business can be good at solving social problems | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it
Why do we turn to nonprofits, NGOs and governments to solve society's biggest problems? Michael Porter admits he's biased, as a business school professor, but he wants you to hear his case for letting business try to solve massive problems like climate change and access to water. Why? Because when business solves a problem, it makes a profit -- which lets that solution grow.
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TED TALKS: Michael Porter on how businesses can be a great solution to climate change.

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Saharan dust drives up UK pollution level - FT.com

Saharan dust drives up UK pollution level - FT.com | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it
Saharan dust and particles from Europe are being carried across much of the south and east of the UK, combining with local emissions to cause air pollution to rise to the highest level across a swath of the country.
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India's Diesel Cars Are Proving Lethal

India's Diesel Cars Are Proving Lethal | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it
Exhaust from the subsidized fuel causes cancer, asthma, and more
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China: Choking on Pollution's Effects

China: Choking on Pollution's Effects | Pollution and the Enivronment | Scoop.it

As the recent benzene spill shows, worsening pollution increasingly endangers Chinese citizens, and their spreading anger is worrying Beijing

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After an oil spill in China, they are facing economic and other problems that are consequences of the pollution.

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