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2010-05-20 07:31:00

Research Conducted by We Can Lead Shows Voters in States Represented by Moderate Republican U.S. Senators Support Comprehensive Energy and Climate Solution that Creates Jobs WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In wake of the BP oil spill, comprehensive climate and energy legislation unveiled last week has gained overwhelming support among voters in Massachusetts, Maine, and Florida, states represented by moderate Republican U.S. Senators, according to new opinion research...

2010-05-19 11:32:00

Highest Tally So Far in Growing Business Call for Obama, Senate Action on Climate; Top 20 States Are: CA; MI; TX; NY; FL; IL; WA; OH; NC; PA; NJ; GA; MA; VA; MN; CO; IN; CT; MO and MD. WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's employers are turning up the heat on Congress and the White House. More than 6,000 large and small businesses across the United States are now calling on Congress to enact clean energy and climate legislation, according to a new tally compiled by...

2010-05-12 09:43:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of We Can Lead, a coalition of more than 150 major U.S. businesses, including NRG Energy, Virgin America, PSEG, Target, eBay and Exelon, today welcomed the introduction of a proposed framework for comprehensive energy and climate legislation, introduced by Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joseph Lieberman (I-CT). The framework, titled "The American Power Act," reflects months of bi-partisan effort and sets the stage for a national...

2010-05-05 06:35:00

"Standard orbit, Mr. Sulu." Captain Kirk barks out the order with such confidence. He knows the USS Enterprise can slip in and out of planetary orbits with ease. But it's only easy in the realm of science fiction. In the real world, such maneuvers have been impossible --until now. Enter Dawn, NASA's cutting edge mission to the asteroid belt. Powered with a futuristic sounding new technology called "ion propulsion," this spacecraft will perform space moves rivaling those of the Enterprise. At...

2010-04-28 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 170 businesses from around the country sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid and his Senate colleagues today calling on the Senate to continue working to enact comprehensive climate and energy legislation this year. The letter was brought together by the We Can Lead coalition, a project of the Clean Economy Network (CEN) and Ceres. Signatories to the letter include Exelon, Nike, Virgin America, PG&E and eBay, along with...

2010-04-25 12:36:00

WASHINGTON, April 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from We Can Lead, a coalition of 200 business leaders in 30-targeted states on the news of the postponement of the Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman bill introduction: "We commend Senators Kerry, Graham and Lieberman for the months of work in building a bipartisan coalition inside and outside the Congress to pass comprehensive energy and climate legislation. We Can Lead have been strong supporters of this effort and...

2010-04-13 11:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In coordination with the We Can Lead campaign, a project of Clean Economy Network (CEN) and CERES, over 200 businesses in targeted states around the country called on key Senators including Bayh, Brown, Lugar, Warner, Alexander, and Webb to pass clean energy and climate legislation upon return to Washington, D.C. In the letters to Senators the business leaders highlighted the economic and job creation benefits of national climate and energy legislation....

2010-03-22 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- We Can Lead, a coalition of over 150 business leaders from 30 states around the country, applauded the continued leadership of Senators John Kerry (D-MA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) in advancing a pragmatic, bipartisan energy and climate bill. "Climate change is a problem we must deal with, and the longer we delay, the more it will cost. That is why Exelon commends Senators Kerry, Graham and Lieberman for their leadership in...

2010-03-10 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean energy and Fortune 500 executives arrived in Washington D.C. for the fifth and final leg of "Race for American Jobs: Clean Energy Leadership", a coast-to-coast virtual race to drive home the economic and job-creation benefits of national climate and energy legislation. Sponsored by We Can Lead, the four-week campaign engaged business leaders across the country with events in Oregon, Colorado, Ohio and New Hampshire, before coming to...

2010-03-04 10:37:00

Record Filings Follow SEC Calls for Stronger Corporate Attention to Climate Change BOSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading U.S. investors today announced that they have filed a record 95 global warming shareholder resolutions with 82 U.S. and Canadian companies that face far-reaching business challenges from climate change. The 40 percent increase in resolutions filed over last year is a first sign of the growing pressure on companies to disclose climate risks and opportunities...

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2009-04-28 17:17:08

Johann Daniel Titius was born on January 2, 1729 in Konitz, Royal Prussia. He was a professor at Wittenberg. He is most famous for the Titius-Bode law, which helped him find the existence of a minor planet at 2.8 AU from the sun in 1766. The planet was later named Ceres. Titius died in Wittenberg on December 11, 1796. To his honor, the Titius asteroid in 1998 and the Titius lunar crater are named after him.

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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.