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2012-08-24 23:00:42

Sunwarrior partners with Croix Sather as he takes on a 13 year-old world record in a demanding race that only 2 others have ever completed. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Sunwarrior is proud to partner with Croix Sather as he again takes on Death Valley and Mt. Whitney with a monumental trek from the lowest point in the continental United States to the highest just days after gastrointestinal distress sent him back to the start. This “Solo Self-contained Crossing” Ultramarathon will...

2006-02-01 09:16:41

By Jeremy Lovell OXFORD (Reuters) - The leader of a major study into whether economic growth is compatible with green policies has called on governments to provide clear incentives to help the environment. Nick Stern, head of the British government's economic services, told a meeting of students and academics that such initiatives would form part of a wider set of policies. "We need clear, long and credible incentives from government," he said. "We have to devise a framework for the...

2006-02-01 09:15:00

By Jeremy Lovell OXFORD -- The leader of a major study into whether economic growth is compatible with green policies has called on governments to provide clear incentives to help the environment. Nick Stern, head of the British government's economic services, told a meeting of students and academics that such initiatives would form part of a wider set of policies. "We need clear, long and credible incentives from government," he said. "We have to devise a framework for the private and public...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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