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2012-01-14 01:31:36

New research has found that individuals and the private sector have an important role to play in the provision of public policies to help society adapt to the impacts of climate change.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.