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2013-09-18 23:21:15

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (17 September) announced the findings of a study on "Enhancing the Role of the Travel Trade in Reducing Tourism's Carbon Footprint". The study found that though senior management and owners of travel agencies are aware of tourism's contribution to carbon emissions, the limited provision of carbon efficient products is hindering their frontline staff from promoting low...

2013-09-03 23:23:49

Bay Fastening Systems discusses new research that will allow building professionals and architects to measure the amount of greenhouse gases emitted in construction. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, discusses new research for measuring greenhouse gases in construction following an August 2nd article published by Phys.org titled “Research Will Allow Architects, Building Professionals, to Measure...

2013-08-19 23:17:20

The DyStar Group recently released its third Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Assessment Report, otherwise known as Carbon Footprint Report, which is based on its global operations in the reporting year of 2012. Singapore (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 In 2012, DyStar implemented a cloud-based data gathering system, with real-time emission calculation for the global organization, which greatly improved the accuracy of the report. It also expanded the boundaries of its carbon footprint assessment...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'