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2011-02-10 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the new U.S. Congress prepares to hold hearings on the politically polarized issue of climate change, and rising global oil and food prices begin to impact the economic recovery, a new report says a time-tested, apolitical approach could offer a clear and non-partisan path forward. Degrees of Risk: Defining a Risk Management Framework for Climate Security, produced by the non-profit organization E3G, is the result of a series of closed-door...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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