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2012-03-19 19:10:39

Spotlight: Climate change Health must be taken into account in climate change mitigation strategies. It is not widely appreciated that there are many benefits to health that are likely to accrue from a low carbon economy, say experts in a special supplement published on bmj.com today. They believe that health professionals "are uniquely placed to guide the climate change conversation towards better policies that are good for the planet and for people." It follows a high level meeting,...

2012-02-13 10:00:00

Cleaire expands market for its emission control systems to South Korea. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls announced today the execution of a distribution agreement with South Korean company HAWES & T, Ltd. HAWES & T is an acronym for Human, Air, Water, Earth, Sea, and Technology. This marks Cleaire´s first overseas distribution agreement. The agreement allows HAWES & T to combine their own exhaust gas recirculation technology with...

Most US Greenhouse Gases Originate from Power Plants, Says EPA
2012-01-12 14:04:05

Power plants are the biggest American producers of the greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, according to a study released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday. According to Dina Cappiello of the Associated Press (AP), those power plants released 72% of all greenhouse gases reported to the EPA last year. The data comes from the agency's comprehensive greenhouse gas or GHG Reporting Program, and which Cappiello refers to as "the first catalog of global...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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