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2008-12-12 08:15:00

According to a study released on Thursday, Dell Inc, Intel Corp, and International Business Machines Corp (IBM) stand out among corporations for their environmental policies.

2008-12-11 10:00:00

Nike and Wal-Mart Post Highest Scores in Apparel and Retail Sectors BOSTON, Dec.

2008-12-09 09:33:00

Leaders, Laggards to be Listed for 11 Key Industry Categories, Including Retail, Pharma, Grocery, Tech, Restaurants and Travel; Business Choices May Be More Critical in Obama Era WASHINGTON, Dec.

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2008-12-03 08:04:34

Organizations in the United States that are at the highest risk of sustaining damage from climate change are not adapting enough to the dangers posed by rising temperatures, according to a Yale report.

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2008-08-13 00:05:00

The mayor of New York City announced plans on Tuesday to launch a study of potential dangers imposed on the city due to climate change.

2006-02-09 10:30:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Global warming is already causing death and disease across the world through flooding, environmental destruction, heatwaves and other extreme weather events, scientists said on Thursday. And it is likely to get worse.

2006-02-09 08:10:00

Global warming is already causing death and disease across the world through flooding, environmental destruction, heatwaves and other extreme weather events, scientists said on Thursday.

2005-11-08 07:47:13

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Environment officials from around the world agreed in Beijing on Tuesday to work to increase reliance on renewable sources of energy, underscoring a commitment to renewables after oil prices hit record highs.

2005-11-08 07:45:00

Environment officials from around the world agreed in Beijing on Tuesday to work to increase reliance on renewable sources of energy, underscoring a commitment to renewables after oil prices hit record highs.

2005-11-01 18:20:00

Climate change may promote the spread of deadly diseases like malaria and asthma in both rich and poor countries by increasing the range of parasitic insects and whipping up dust from storms, a new report says.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.