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2012-05-22 18:04:29

Britain made a large step toward new rules to reduce carbon emissions and protect consumers from high prices for electricity.

2012-03-19 19:08:42

Technology alone won't help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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