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2013-06-27 23:19:08

If widely deployed, information and communication technologies could help federal agencies meet half of their goals for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and could save more than $5 billion in energy costs through 2020, according to new report by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Federal agencies could achieve significant savings – of energy and money – through expanded use of information and communication technologies, according to a...

Study Shows Travel Choices For A Smaller Carbon Footprint
2013-06-17 12:52:02

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Planes, trains, or automobiles: what's the most climate-friendly way to travel? A new study by researchers from IIASA and CICERO brings better estimates of how much personal travel impacts the climate. The study, published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology by researchers at IIASA and Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO) calculates the climate impact for passenger trips of 500-1000...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'