Environmental Studies (A Case of Silicon Valley)

Environmental Studies (A Case of Silicon Valley)

The relationship between immigration and the environment is typical in the Silicon Valley case. Silicon Valley is the leading electronic manufacturing company in the US, and most of the consumers of electronic gadgets are from the US. The US, however, is the largest producer of electronic waste (E-waste) worldwide (Robbins, Hintz and Moore, 2014). These electronic waste dumping has realized detrimental effects to the environment as well as to the people in underdeveloped countries.

Lawrence Summers, a chief economist at the World Bank in his memo suggested that polluting industries should be taken to less developed countries. This case would mean that if at all the ones working in the less developed countries died from pollution; there would not be an ec

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