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Global 8 Environmental Technologies Signs Letter of Intent with TecSul in Brazil to Help Deploy Innovative Wastewater Treatment

Brazilian Tecsul Project Uses Wastewater to Produce Energy, Crops, and Soil
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) San Diego, CA - September 8, 2011 - The global challenge of wastewater treatment is increasingly crucial as populations and resource pressures grow. To help solve this problem, Global 8 Environmental Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GBLE) has signed a letter of intent to collaborate with TecSul Projetos e Agronegócios of Concórdia, SC, Brazil on the adoption of innovative wastewater treatment technology. 

The Dangerous Debt Ceiling Dance

The Politics of Economics and more tall tales...
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This past week, the words of founding father, Thomas Jefferson came to mind: “The credit and fate of the nation seems to hang on the desperate throes and plunges of gambling scoundrels.” That was 1792 and over two centuries later, we are still held hostage to the throes and plunges of scoundrels. Shocking as it may be to contemplate, America has been levered up since its inception. Somehow we have become the world’s greatest economic power despite this. Alexander Hamilton believed that debt was actually good for the nation and banked our future on it.

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This past week, the words of founding father, Thomas Jefferson came to mind: “The credit and fate of the nation seems to hang on the desperate throes and plunges of gambling scoundrels.” That was 1792 and over two centuries later, we are still held hostage to the throes and plunges of scoundrels. Shocking as it may be to contemplate, America has been levered up since its inception. Somehow we have become the world’s greatest economic power despite this. Alexander Hamilton believed that debt was actually good for the nation and banked our future on it.

Ernst & Young LLP sends volunteers on Earthwatch Expeditions to Brazil and Costa Rica

Volunteers offer research help and recommendations for sustainable forest management and farming practices
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To learn more about Ernst & Young’s Earthwatch expeditions and view a video recap of the 2010 expedition, go to:  http://www.ey.com/US/en/About-us/Corporate-Responsibility/CR---Environmental-sustainability

Click on Earthwatch Institute and then click on the "watch this video" link. 

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To learn more about Ernst & Young’s Earthwatch expeditions and view a video recap of the 2010 expedition, go to:  http://www.ey.com/US/en/About-us/Corporate-Responsibility/CR---Environmental-sustainability

Click on Earthwatch Institute and then click on the "watch this video" link. 

GE’s New Ecomagination Chief: Green Tech Innovation Goes Global

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Mark Vachon, Head of General Electric’s ecomagination, speaks of the importance of staying relevant and how opportunities are increasing globally in places such as China, Brazil and the Middle East.The green market is changing while governments all over the world invest billions in solar and wind energy, electric cars and battery technology. With the launch of the ecomagination Challenge, GE is researching ideas for the smart grid and other green technologies in order to continue expanding the green product range and investing in early stage start ups that show potential.

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Mark Vachon, Head of General Electric’s ecomagination, speaks of the importance of staying relevant and how opportunities are increasing globally in places such as China, Brazil and the Middle East.The green market is changing while governments all over the world invest billions in solar and wind energy, electric cars and battery technology. With the launch of the ecomagination Challenge, GE is researching ideas for the smart grid and other green technologies in order to continue expanding the green product range and investing in early stage start ups that show potential.

Daily Finance Reports on GE's Plans to Open Research Center in Brazil

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Learn about GE's $550 million investment to build a research center in Brazil. GE's CEO Jeffrey Immelt announced the investment plans on Wednesday, during a meeting with Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff.

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