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Yale Study Finds Americans Willing To Pay More For Clean Energy
2012-05-14 06:30:38

A call for a national clean-energy standard (NCES) by President Barack Obama during his January 2011 State of the Union address is supported by most Americans, who say they are willing to pay an extra 13 percent in utility costs for green electricity. Obama´s 2011 address said an NCES would see 80 percent of the country´s electricity produced from clean sources by 2035, but it was uncertain then if the country would back that proposal. To find out, Matthew Kotchen of Yale...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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