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2011-03-25 10:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore will join 10,000 youth activists at Power Shift 2011 as the opening keynote speaker on April 15, 2011. Gore, who is chairman of the Alliance for Climate Protection, will be speaking about climate change and how we can take action to solve the climate crisis. For four days, young leaders will come together for Power Shift 2011 -- a historic summit where activists will get the skills they need to...

2010-06-15 21:44:00

New Statement Follows June 9th Small Business Survey on Same Issues WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's appeal this evening for Congress to act swiftly to move the United States forward on clean energy is being applauded by American Businesses for Clean Energy (ABCE), the largest group of small- and medium-sized companies supporting such steps. Now with nearly 5,000 companies and growing rapidly, ABCE is on the Web at http://www.abce.us. (Logo:...

2010-04-05 13:06:00

WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Day Network today announced plans for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, including appearances from Sting, John Legend, James Cameron, Reverend Jesse Jackson and other artists and thought-leaders who will perform and speak at The Climate Rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC. From tree plantings and school greenings to environmental rallies, live music events and community dialogues with elected officials, more than one billion people are...

2010-02-24 15:48:00

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Leads Call to Action for Clean Energy Solutions WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After touring the nation and meeting with young people in urban communities all along the way, the Hip Hop Caucus' Clean Energy Now! Bus Tour brought its message of clean energy solutions to the steps of the Capitol for a closing rally. The tour, a partnership between the Alliance for Climate Protection's Repower America campaign and the Hip Hop Caucus, kicked-off...

2010-02-17 11:40:00

Entertainers, elected leaders, activists and performers get on the bus to promote a clean energy economy WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Climate Protection's Repower America campaign is teaming up with the Hip Hop Caucus on a bus tour that will bring together leaders from the faith, business, and climate communities alongside entertainers and prominent figures, including DJ Biz Markie, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, actress Gloria Reuben, performers D....

2010-01-27 10:26:00

National bipartisan coalition of lawmakers calls on U.S. Senate to enact clean energy and climate bill WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Legislators for Energy Action Now (CLEAN), a national bipartisan group of state legislators working closely with the White House to pass federal clean energy jobs legislation, sent a letter to members of the United States Senate today pressing for urgent action on pending clean energy jobs and climate change legislation. The...

2009-09-22 12:20:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today following President Obama's remarks at the United Nations Climate Change Summit: "President Obama reaffirmed America's commitment to transition to a clean energy economy that creates jobs and reduces global warming pollution. The President emphasized the urgency of taking action at home and working together with our global partners to reduce emissions worldwide. "The New Direction...

2008-10-11 03:00:11

By Greg Esposito greg.esposito@roanoke.com 381-1675 Virginia Tech will be the center of the state youth environmental movement this weekend as host of Virginia Power Shift 2008. The gathering, which will include speakers, symposiums and 60 training sessions on environmental issues, was inspired by Power Shift 2007, a national youth conference on global warming held at the University of Maryland. About 6,000 students from across the country gathered at the event to discuss things such as...

2008-09-09 12:00:35

Today, the Council on Competitiveness called on the next president of the United States to put the full weight of his office behind the Council's 100-Day Energy Action Plan. The Council's roadmap for a sustainable energy future represents more than a year of collaboration by over 200 private sector leaders, including CEOs, university presidents, organized labor leaders, national laboratory directors, and energy experts. What sets the Council's Energy Plan apart from other plans is the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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