A common mistake many job seekers make is creating a generic resume to send out to dozens of employers. Unfortunately, hiring managers can spot a canned template from miles away and aren't likely to give your resume a second glance if it's not customized to the position and company you're applying to. Show More Summary
The Digital Economy Act of 2010 provided an elaborate regime for tackling online piracy but this collapsed when there was no agreement on how it should be funded. So the infamous warning letters to those suspected of piracy never went out. Now, however, ISPs have started sending “educational letters” to customers identified as downloading copyright […]
Spoiler alerts: the five best climate-change films; Hollywood – loyal to its eco-sceptic audiences in middle America – has always been frosty towards environmental movies. Here are the most prescient exceptions to the rule 19 January...Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia seeks $30bn-$50bn solar and wind energy investment; Riyadh will issue tenders for renewables programme in push to curb reliance on oil Simeon Kerr, January 16, 2017 (Financial Times) “Saudi Arabia will “within weeks” start...Show More Summary
It Can Power a Small Nation. But This Wind Farm in China Is Mostly Idle. Javier C. Hernandez, January 15, 2017 (NY Times) “…[The 7,000 turbines of the Jiuquan Wind Power Base, one of the world’s largest wind farms and capable of generating...Show More Summary
As the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry grows, its waste generated grows, too — as does the market for medical waste management.
Future Shines Bright for Solar Energy Use in India Phil Dierking and Alice Bryant, January 15, 2017 (Voice of America) “The falling cost of solar energy technology is helping India increase its production of electricity…[and] helping...Show More Summary
As the book closes Friday, January 20, 2017, on President Barack Obama’s two terms, here are the price averages during his tenure for some key commodity benchmarks, as well as the latest price. The commodities clock during PresidentShow More Summary
A US District Court has upheld the conviction of a former coal mining chief executive for violating mine safety laws.
A rollback in environmental regulations and enforcement may mean an increase in citizen lawsuits and private litigation.
Zayo has won another fiber-to-the-tower deal, this time in its home turf along Colorado's Front Range. A major wireless carrier has signed on for a dark fiber solution that will help it implement a C-RAN architecture in the region.... [visit site to read more]
Fulfilling the promise of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — most notably the goal of limiting the rise in mean global surface temperature since preindustrial times to 2 degrees Celsius — will require a dramatic transition away from fossil fuels and toward low-carbon energy sources. Show More Summary
The late California historian Kevin Starr once wrote, “California had long since become one of the prisms through which the American people, for better and for worse, could glimpse their future.” These words have never felt truer. Just ask Gov. Show More Summary
Fresh water is a necessity in everyday life, and is vital for the survival of human beings. The ability to get fresh water in dry areas, or in times of shortage, comes from the process of desalination, where the salt in seawater is displaced and it becomes drinkable water.
When hiring employees, managers and recruiters are often overwhelmed with submissions. However, if you give in to what is often a rushed environment, quality candidates can slip through the cracks, causing you to miss valuable employment connections. Show More Summary
U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the transportation sector reached 1,893 million metric tons (MMmt) from October 2015 through September 2016, exceeding electric power sector CO2 emissions of 1,803 MMmt over the same time per...
Landing a job interview isn't easy in a very competitive labor market. You busted your tail to create a compelling cover letter and a dynamic resume, and you talked to your professional references. If you still don't think you're prepared for the interview, these five tips can help. Show More Summary
Here's a quick roundup of some other items to finish out the week: two bits of M&A news and an interesting global interconnection collaboration.... [visit site to read more]