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2009-05-04 14:08:00

National and state-targeted spots go on offensive against opponent 'bellyaching,' highlight state-specific job creation potential of clean energy economy WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Repower America campaign launched two new television ads at the national and state levels that push back on critics of climate and energy legislation and highlight the urgency of moving the nation toward a clean energy economy. The new national television spot, entitled "Bellyaching,"...

2009-05-04 10:05:00

LOS ANGELES, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dot Eco LLC is proud to support Roz Savage, the British ocean rower and environmental campaigner, in her upcoming effort to row solo across the Pacific. Roz's boat, the Brocade, will bear the "Dot Eco" logo on this historic voyage. Roz will also be featured in a video profiling outstanding supporters of ".eco" including Al Gore, Carl Pope and Roger Moore. "We all need to pull together to take immediate action on climate change. Through .eco we can find each...

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2009-04-29 05:55:00

Former Vice President Al Gore called for fast action to avert the potentially irreversible melting of the Earth's ice. Speaking at the first conference to exclusive discuss the planet's melting ice, the Nobel prize winning climate champion warned that the situation is worse than previous worst-case scenarios projected by experts just a few years ago. The Tromsoe, Norway, conference comes just months ahead of a U.N. climate summit set for December in Copenhagen. "This conference is a global...

2009-04-16 08:57:00

Vote Online and Help The Escapist Take Home Both Awards for the Second Year in a Row DURHAM, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online video gaming destination, The Escapist, today announced that it has been nominated for the Webby Award and the Webby People's Voice Award in the games-related category for the second year in a row. Last year, The Escapist took home both Webby awards, which have been hailed by The New York Times as the "Internet's highest honor." "Nominees like The...

2009-04-15 10:18:00

Radio spots say solution to climate change and economic downturn are the same WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning today, Repower America, a project of the Alliance for Climate Protection, will run radio ads in 15 states emphasizing the benefits of comprehensive energy legislation currently being considered by Congress. Specifically, the ads focus on the potential for clean energy job growth within each state, as well as the importance of reducing carbon pollution and...

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2009-04-15 06:50:00

Stem cell research got a major boost from former vice president Al Gore after he promised a $20 million biotech venture in the study of "induced pluripotent" stem cells. "I just think it's a very important breakthrough that is filled with promise and hope," says Gore, a partner with the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, which is backing the research. Researchers and biotech firms are examining induced cells as an alternative to embryonic stem cells. Scientists create...

2009-04-02 15:47:00

ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Prince Of Spain Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos is reaching out to partner with top business leaders and small business leaders in the American market to help the Obama administration lead the world in making change happen," Says Dr. Nono Pearson. His Royal Highness and the Princess along with some of Spain's key market leaders, recently held the (Spain-U.S. Sustainability Conference) organized by the Chief Executive Magazine, in New York...

2009-03-31 15:13:00

New TV Ad Aimed at Explaining Economic Benefits of Cap on Carbon Pollution, Driving Support to Repower America WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Alliance for Climate Protection called on Congress to pass strong climate and energy legislation this year in order to create jobs and accelerate economic growth. Today's announcement comes on the heels of a draft climate and energy bill released by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce...

2009-02-25 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by John Flicker, President, National Audubon Society: "President Obama's message to a joint session of Congress made absolutely clear that the fate of our future economy will be determined by our ability to repower America with clean, renewable energy that will stimulate green jobs for the 21st century. We strongly urge Congress to heed the President's request for 'legislation that places a market-based cap on carbon...

2009-02-23 11:47:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke this morning at the National Clean Energy Project Roundtable, held at the Newseum and hosted by the Center for American Progress Action Fund and chaired by Senate Majority Harry Reid. Other speakers included former President Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Congressman Edward Markey, Chairman of the House Select Committee for Energy Independence and Global Warming. The forum...


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