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2010-09-16 12:30:49

While many Americans focused on this summer’s day-time record-setting temperatures, there is growing concern about the largely ignored pattern of record-setting nighttime temperatures, which pose special dangers to elderly and low-income Americans who are more dependent on overnight cooling during the hottest months.

2010-09-16 10:00:00

Special Risk Seen to Elderly, Low-Income Population from Reduced Overnight Cooling; Nighttime Temperatures More Sensitive to Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Records Set in AL, AZ, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WV, and WI. WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-07 08:20:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Green home builder Blu Homes, Inc., today announced that John H. Adams, co-founder of Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and Duke of Bedford Andrew Russell have joined its board of directors.

2010-09-01 12:30:00

Thousands of Jobs and Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Tourism Dollars Seen As At Risk; Unchecked Climate Change Would Mean Major Changes for Jamestown, Chincoteague and Shenandoah RICHMOND, Va. and WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-01 08:00:00

Virginia's Special Places Face Rising Waters, More Severe Weather, Higher Temperatures RICHMOND, Va. and WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-07-20 12:30:00

Greatest Risks Seen in 14 States: AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, ID, KS, MS, MT, NE, NV, NM, OK and TX; How Big a Threat to Food Supply? At-Risk Counties Are Home to Over $100 Billion in Crops. WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 1,100 U.S.

2010-06-04 05:18:00

GARNETT, Kan., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas Corn Growers Association Executive Director Jere White applauds the recent article by Robert James Bidinotto that opposes spurious attacks on atrazine and highlights why consumers and farmers alike benefit from this herbicide.

2010-05-26 12:30:00

Sites in AL, FL, LA, MS and TX Highlighted - "Special Places" in Grave Jeopardy Today; Potential Impacts Underscore the Steep Cost of America's Addiction to Oil. WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Padre Island National Seashore in Texas to the Everglades National Park in Florida, the 15 national parks, wildlife refuges and state parks in Gulf states most threatened by the ongoing BP oil blowout are identified in a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...

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2010-04-08 06:25:00

Glacier National Park could lose its namesake ice formations by the end of the decade, an ecologist with the USGS told reporters on Wednesday.

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2010-04-04 07:55:00

Canadian environmentalists are asking for stricter conservation measures as the controversial grizzly bear hunt began over the Easter weekend.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'