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2011-08-17 22:13:57

The continuing increase in the level of carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases" in the Earth's atmosphere has been identified as a cause for serious concern because it may radically accelerate changes in the Earth's climate. Developing an effective strategy for managing the planet's greenhouse gases is complicated by the many and varied sources of such gases, some natural, some man-made, as well as the mechanisms that capture and "sequester" the gases. A new report sponsored by the...

2011-07-07 00:00:28

New plan to halve the environmental impact of doing laundry in New Zealand. Following the global launch of Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan in November 2010, Unilever Australia & New Zealand has announced the first local execution of the initiative, which targets the laundry category in New Zealand via the Cleaner Planet Plan. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 Following the global launch of Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan in November 2010, Unilever Australia & New...

2011-07-05 07:01:00

HARBOR CITY, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Balqon Corporation (OTCBB: BLQN), developer of the all-electric drive system for commercial electric vehicles, was featured in a Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) report, "Shipping Clean, Growing Green: How companies are earning more by polluting less at California ports." The report highlights case studies illustrating the economic benefits of reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) at ports and in the freight transportation sector. A copy of the...

2011-06-20 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, welcomes the decision today by the Supreme Court to resoundingly reject attempts to address greenhouse gas emissions through the use of common law "nuisance" lawsuits. In the case of American Electric Power Company v. State of Connecticut, the court appropriately reversed the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2(nd) Circuit that permitted this litigation to move...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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