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International News Archive - July 20, 2012

China’s Per Person Carbon Footprint Growing Rapidly

China’s per capita carbon emissions are now on par with those of Europe as the country’s carbon footprint skyrocketed in 2011, rising by 9 percent, or the equivalent of an extra 6.5 tons of gas for each resident, according to data released on Wednesday.

iPad China Launch Uneventful

When Apple finally won their exhaustive legal battle against bankrupt display makers Proview Technologies, they were finally able to bring their newest iPad to the East.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.