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2011-08-15 19:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Adaptation Institute is currently hosting an international Open Consultation process in anticipation of the official release of the Global Adaptation Index(TM) (GaIn(TM)) this fall. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110506/DC97131LOGO) GaIn(TM) is the first tool specifically created to assist not only governments and NGOs, but also inform the revolution in private sector investment that is needed to protect people...

2011-06-16 16:08:00

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Adaptation Institute's Founding CEO, Dr. Juan Jose Daboub, gave the keynote address during the European Ideas Network (EIN) meeting today in Washington, D.C. Dr. Daboub described the Institute's development of the Global Adaptation Index(TM) (GaIn(TM)), a tool for decision makers in the private and public sectors to prioritize investments in adaptation to climate change and other global forces. GaIn(TM) will be unveiled this...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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