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2009-06-08 12:18:24

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has moved his fight to cool the climate from center stage to behind the scenes, experts say. Democratic strategist Chris Lehane said while Gore was previously at the forefront of the environmental movement with his documentary An Inconvenient Truth, he has since assumed a more subtle role in the effort to stem global warming, ABC News reported Monday. Gore is playing three levels of chess on this, Lehane said. He picks and chooses his places carefully....

2009-05-27 12:46:00

Attorneys Argued Bush v. Gore on Opposite Sides; Now Joined to Strike Down Prop. 8 Filing also calls for injunction against same-sex marriage ban until case is resolved, which would immediately reinstate the right of all Californians to marry EDS: Background and video of today's news conference are at: www.equalrightsfoundation.org Video available via satellite at Noon PDT and 2 pm PDT at: AMC 3 Transponder C 14 analog Downlink 3980 V Audio 6.2, 6.8 LOS ANGELES, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A...

2009-05-21 19:34:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Vice President and Alliance for Climate Protection Chairman Al Gore today issued the following statement on the passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee: "I commend Chairmen Waxman and Markey for their leadership in this historic action by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. "The bill represents a crucial step forward in addressing the global climate crisis, the need for...

2009-05-21 19:33:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maggie Fox, CEO of the Alliance for Climate Protection today issued the following statement on the passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee: "Chairmen Markey and Waxman deserve the highest praise for undertaking the task of crafting this historic legislation. The bill's achievable emissions targets and clean energy and efficiency standards are important steps towards reinvigorating our...

2009-05-19 15:29:00

Former US Vice President and Current TV Co-Founder Al Gore, Comedian Tom Green Among Headliners at Internet Week New York Event NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global digital marketing agency Digitas (www.digitas.com) and its brand content entity, The Third Act, will host the second annual Digital Content NewFront on Wednesday, June 3 in New York City, as part of Internet Week New York. (www.digitalcontentnewfront.com) The invite-only event will also be streamed live online...

2009-05-19 10:30:00

Following dramatic growth, TED.com creates opportunity for select partners to launch innovative campaigns NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As advertisers gather this week for the television upfronts, they're looking to meet the challenges of a changing media landscape. TED.com -- the industry-leading website focused on spreading great ideas -- is now expanding its roster of sponsors to offer more companies an opportunity to bring innovative, forward-looking video campaigns to an engaged...

2009-05-18 15:50:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maggie Fox, CEO of the Alliance for Climate Protection today issued the following statement on the American Clean Energy and Security Act: "We are embarking on an historic endeavor to recast America's energy future. The details emerging today from Representatives Waxman and Markey point to a comprehensive climate and energy bill that will put America back to work and on a path toward clean, affordable energy once and for all. These two leaders...

2009-05-05 09:00:00

Al Gore's North American Summit to Mobilize Grass-Roots Activists NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Climate Project (TCP), an international non-profit organization founded by Nobel Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore, will host its North American Summit at the newly opened Hutton Hotel May 14 - 16, 2009. The Summit marks the beginning of The Climate Project's "Phase Two," which signals the transition from its original mission of increasing public awareness of the climate...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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