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2013-07-31 10:30:29

Wildlife Conservation Society study finds impending economic growth and climate change impacts require long-term adaptation efforts to conserve Myanmar's unique biodiversity Long isolated by economic and political sanctions, Myanmar returns to the international community amid high expectations and challenges associated with protecting the country's great natural wealth from the impacts of economic growth and climate change. In a new study, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation...

2013-06-27 23:33:27

In the wake of President Obama’s plan to adapt to a changing global climate, AGRION continues to examine and develop the microgrid market as a vehicle for preparing for weather intensification, power outages, and the next Super Storm. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 AGRION, the global network for energy, cleantech, and sustainability, created the Microgrid Taskforce in September 2012 to drive demonstration projects, engaging participants like PG&E, the California Public Utilities...

2013-05-21 23:02:26

Research focuses on efforts to invest in infrastructure projects today that address future climate change impact on vulnerable, low-income communities Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 In a just released paper, How Philanthropy Can Help Communities Advance Climate Change Adaptation, The Bridgespan Group reflects conversations with leaders of pioneering climate adaptation efforts and identifies five investment models funders can follow to catalyze climate adaptation practices. According to...

2013-04-08 23:04:06

Feeding the Planet in a Warming World, a new report by The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and the London School of Economics (LSE), argues for enhanced investment in research and development of plant and animal genetics and new agricultural practices to address the twin impacts of climate change and population growth on food production. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 The ever widening effect of climate change on the planet requires the development of...

Dragonflies As Climate Change Prognosticators
2013-03-06 17:25:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists exploring the speed and scope of climate change have often looked at flora and fauna in a particular region as a major indicator. Many of these plant species will adjust their inner clock leading to earlier and earlier periods of bloom. However, not all biological life forms are able to adjust to a change in climate so quickly, according to a recent report published by the European Environmental Agency. It is for...

2013-02-18 13:10:23

As our climate changes, the way we engineer our cities must, too. That's the message that University of New Hampshire professor Paul Kirshen, an author of a recent report that assessed Boston's vulnerability to coastal flooding, will deliver at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting February 14-18, 2013, in Boston. Kirshen will speak about water infrastructure management under a changing climate at the "Effective Science for Community Adaptation to...

2013-02-13 17:32:53

Climate Change experts examine rebuilding New research has come up with ways to quickly assess flood damage to houses while also showing most people didn't intend to make changes to reduce their vulnerability after the 2010-11 floods in Australia. Two separate reports from the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility released today show how lessons learned from households affected by the 2010-11 Australian floods can minimize damage under current and future climates. The...

2013-02-11 16:24:57

Scientists identify security risks from climate change, and recommend investments in monitoring and forecasting to prepare for growing threats Increasingly frequent extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, severe storms, and heat waves have focused the attention of climate scientists on the connections between greenhouse warming and extreme weather. Because of the potential threat to U.S. national security, a new study was conducted to explore the forces driving extreme weather...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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