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Sustainability Much Better In Warm, Rather Than Cold Cities
2013-03-28 11:41:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online US citizens live, work and play in a variety of temperatures from coast to coast and living in the more extreme climate regions of the country means demanding more power in terms of heating or air conditioning. As Americans strive to live more sustainably and efficiently — Michael Sivak, from University of Michigan´s Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), has published a new report in the journal Environmental Research...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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