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International News Archive - August 26, 2009

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China just edged past Germany as the world's largest exporter in the first half of this year, World Trade Organization figures showed.

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The Norwegian tabloid Verdens Gang said Wednesday that an electric car manufacturer based in Norway called Think might move its production to Finland as part of a restructuring plan.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.