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2009-03-19 09:30:00

Energy efficiency occupations study provides hope for California Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The "three E's" of the capital markets (economists, employees and everyone) were all quivering over February's national unemployment rate which increased to 8.1%, translating to over 12.5 million individuals looking for jobs.

2009-03-19 09:38:44

Even in the midst of a growing economic crisis last fall, over 90 percent of Americans said that the United States should act to reduce global warming, according to a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason Universities.

2009-03-17 03:15:00

MARSEILLE, France, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Wind energy can replace a large proportion of the polluting and finite fuels we currently rely on," explained Andris Piebalgs, EU Energy Commissioner, at the opening session of the European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition (EWEC) organised by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) this morning.

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2009-03-13 07:05:00

According to a report in Friday’s edition of the journal Science, skies all over the world are dimming due to increases in airborne pollution over the past 30 years.

2009-03-12 11:00:00

DALLAS, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has been named a 2009 Energy Star Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

2009-03-09 08:30:00

New Index Focuses on U.S.

2009-03-06 06:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental groups and carbon pricing advocates lauded Representative John Larson (D-CT), who today introduced America's Energy Security Trust Fund Act of 2009, proposing a carbon tax to reduce carbon emissions and fight global warming.

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2009-02-26 11:15:36

The Australian Agriculture Minister said the government will invest A$26.8 million ($17.4 million US) to support research that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock.

2009-02-04 07:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Metrolight, Inc., a leader in energy management solutions focused on energy-efficient electronic High Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting, today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR partner.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.