Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Samsung’s smartphones – the opportunity to redesign them for recycling of rare earths

The Toxic Legacy of 4.3 Million Flammable Samsung Smartphones http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/11/02/toxic-legacy-those-flammable-samsung-smartphones

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Greenpeace presses the electronics giant to recycle the defective phones and keep their hazardous components out of landfills. What will become of the 4.3 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones at risk of spontaneous combustion? The environmental group Greenpeace says Samsung’s corporate crisis presents a “big opportunity” to develop a new model for recycling and repurposing e-waste. Continue reading

November 5, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

For the Marshall Islands, Climate Change Is A ‘Matter Of Life And Death’

Climate Change Is A ‘Matter Of Life And Death’ For The Marshall Islands, Honolulu Civil Beat,   The first female head of state of a Pacific island nation talks about the biggest threat her country faces. 4 Nov 16  By   It takes a combination of guts, grit and gray matter to face off against what is arguably the world’s biggest threat — a planet in the throes of environmental and climate upheaval.

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