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2012-06-20 10:13:28

Twenty years ago, world leaders met at the UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro and agreed that rising income inequality, environmental destruction, and unchecked human population growth called for a radical shift in how nations approach economic development.

2012-04-09 14:23:13

Over the last 50 years, the world’s middle and upper classes have more than doubled their consumption levels, and an additional 1 to 2 billion people globally aspire to join the consumer class.

2012-03-19 11:56:42

Some 32 social scientists and researchers from around the world, including a Senior Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University, have concluded that fundamental reforms of global environmental governance are needed to avoid dangerous changes in the Earth system.

2011-11-23 14:24:22

Reducing the risk of potential global environmental disaster requires a "constitutional moment" comparable in scale and importance to the reform of international governance that followed World War II, say experts preparing the largest scientific conference leading up to next June's Rio+20 Earth Summit.

2011-06-26 00:02:05

Technologies systematize the capture of primary data and cradle-to-gate data on energy, carbon, water and waste from procurement records San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 Summit Energy and Climate Earth announced today that the companies have formed a partnership to offer automated collection of environmental data from primary operational sources and cradle-to-gate supply chain sources.

2010-11-01 17:08:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 1st, 2010 online pioneer Anaheim University appointed Triple Bottom Line expert Professor David Bainbridge as Vice-President for Sustainability, marking what the University hopes will be a new direction for U.S. higher education.

2010-06-08 16:08:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable Brands 2010 (SB '10) serves as a communications platform for both global brands and local start-ups to showcase the latest in green business trends, products and company-wide sustainability initiatives.

2010-05-24 15:57:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) won the FY 2009 Secretary of the Army award for industrial sustainability on an installation. As the center of industrial and technical excellence for air defense and tactical missile systems, LEAD's primary mission is to provide the U.S.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.