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Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

...of rare earth ore buried in the ridge. It knows the market price for the metals used in magnets, batteries and green technology. The work being done this summer is to determine whether it all adds up to a net gain for investors.Ucore is most...
Bridging the trust deficit with China

...where both countries must work together more closely is on efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and field green technologies. China made strides in recent multilateral negotiations to make its commitments more measurable, reportable, and...
Outside editorial: Weaning ourselves from a China import

...most of them with atomic numbers 57 through 71 on the periodic table. They are especially important components of green technology products energy-saving light bulbs, wind turbines, Toyota's gas-saving Prius hybrid, to name a few. They...
Study: Heat pumps make sense in Juneau

...electricity plants generally burn coal or diesel fuel for generation."I think it's an open question whether it's a green technology right now for Fairbanks," he said.The study also leaves some key questions unanswered. Meyer said it remains...
Community colleges: America's gateway to the future

...job-training partnerships in community colleges across the country in some of our fastest-growing sectors like green technologies and health-care professions. These partnerships are good for the schools, the businesses, and most important...
Pro: Should the US cancel plans for offshore drilling?

...source of new supply. A better approach is to use our existing supplies more efficiently by investing in clean, green technology. Instead of subsidizing oil production, the United States should expand support for efficient transportation technologies...
Intershelter domes: 'Art that can help people'

...when the country is looking for new industries - green industries, especially - Intershelter is it. "It's a green technology and it does some great things for the country and the world," Kubley said. As he awaits the growth spurt, for...
Apple's change of heart will benefit all

...trendsetter's decision Friday to rejoin the prominent green technology registry it had just left re-establishes Apple's...California system.Silicon Valley is working hard to make green technology part of its brand. Another part of that effort is...
Outside editorial: Keeping it clean

...That would ravage fledgling manufacturers of such components as wind turbines and solar panels, putting U.S. green technology companies at a profound disadvantage to their competitors in China and Europe, where leaders take the threat of...
Outside editorial: Too big to mail?

...service because they work with, not against, the Internet. Switzerland's Swiss Post, for example, employs green technology, providing customers with secure, address-linked online mailboxes where they can view scanned images of their...


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