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Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013

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JOANNA M. FOSTER
Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013
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In 2008 and in 2011, the world was rocked by riots and by revolutions coinciding with spikes in food prices. Now researchers are projecting that by 2013, food prices will soar to unparalleled heights, causing widespread hunger in the most vulnerable populations and social unrest, with an enormous potential for loss of human life. ... Read more about Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013

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Can Bolivia become a green energy superpower?

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Dan Collyns
The Salar salt flat in Bolivia. Domestic opinion is divided about the exploitati
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Bolivia has vast reserves of lithium, seen as the green energy fuel of the future, which it wants to exploit on its own. But the lithium is locked underneath a 10,000 sq km salt flat

Bolivia has more lithium than anywhere else in the world but its potential to fuel lithium-ion batteries for electric cars is in danger of failing. ... Read more about Can Bolivia become a green energy superpower?

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ExxonMobil Takes Third Place In Big Oil Sustainability Rankings

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By GreenBiz Staff

LONDON, United Kingdom — Ranking the oil and gas industry on sustainability may be an endeavor prone to oxymorons, but a new report from Two Tomorrows has attempted just that, scoring the 10 largest fossil fuel companies on five categories of leadership. The results show an industry that is by and large embracing innovation, but falling short on a number of other mission-critical areas, notably peak oil and climate change. ... Read more about ExxonMobil Takes Third Place In Big Oil Sustainability Rankings

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