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2008-10-15 15:00:21

WorldEnergy.TV interviewed Clayton Williams, Matt Simmons, Rod Erskine and several other high-ranking executives on the presidential candidates and their energy policies, prior to tonight's third presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama at New York's Hofstra University.

2008-10-14 15:00:14

Today polar explorer Will Steger announced the launch of The Longest Summer Tour ("Tour"), commencing in Chicago, to highlight the effects of climate change on the Great Lakes Region while spotlighting the Region's resources and efforts in clean energy and climate change solutions.

2008-09-02 12:00:17

An international panel of pioneers from media, technology, business, social activism and blogging will judge nominees for the new We Media Game Changers Awards. The awards recognize people, projects, ideas and organizations leading change and inspiring a better world through media.

2008-08-07 09:00:56

While Republican congressmen debated the energy issue on the floor of the closed Congress, World Energy Television took the time to visit with Congressman Gene Green, a Democrat from the 29th District of Texas.

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2008-02-22 13:25:59

Renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted this week that computers the size of human blood cells will create fully immersive virtual realities by 2033. The development of such microscopic computers will be made possible by growth in processing power and the shrinking of technology over time.

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2007-12-21 08:36:44

Will Steger is fit and trim at 63, planning his latest grueling expedition to the far reaches of the planet, and loathe to take a vacation. But he's getting ready to turn things over to the youngsters.


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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