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Transmission upgrades help make system ready VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest power grid, is ready with power supplies

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Seasoned finance executive has raised more than $52 billion to finance clean energy projects OAKLAND, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today

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WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investment in and deployment of electricity infrastructure is shifting from the industrialized economies of the Northern Hemisphere to the developing

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Video is now available on YouTube SAN JOSE, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A video is now available from a regional transit governance seminar held at the Commonwealth Club

2015-05-19 12:24:03

New digital mobility ecosystems could usher in a new age of economic benefits and congestion relief WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Deloitte's Public Sector Research organization

2015-05-19 08:29:39

Inappropriate environmental conditions may cause irreversible damage to vulnerable artefacts. RICHARDSON, Texas, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Humans are destined to be on this

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Online Solar Marketplace Enables Apples-to-Apples Comparison Shopping, Gives Users the Power of Knowledge and Choice as Well as Pricing Up to 20% Less Than Market Averages BOSTON,

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GRINNELL, Iowa, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill McKibben, environmental activist, author and founder of 350.org, addressed more than 400 Grinnell College graduates, urging them to them to tackle

2015-05-19 08:29:24

Industry-First Comparison-Shopping Platform Primed to Be the Destination Site For Solar Power Systems BOSTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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SHANGHAI, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China can lead the way in showcasing how innovative capital-market instruments can help countries transition to a low-carbon economy, experts said at an


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Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri
2014-12-09 12:15:35

The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...

Hawaiian Rail, Porzana sandwichensis
2014-12-09 12:12:23

The Hawaiian Rail (Porzana sandwichensis), known also as the Hawaiian Crake or the Hawaiian Spotted Rail, was a rather enigmatic species of minuscule rail that resided on Big Island of Hawaii, but is currently extinct. A dark form and a lighter form are known. There is considerable confusion by the existence of two distinct forms. While it can’t be completely excluded that early specimens were collected on another island, only O’ahu and Kaua’I seem plausible given the history of...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).