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2014-10-21 23:04:10

The Middle East and African Inorganic Refrigerants Market is estimated to grow to $20.8 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 12.2% from 2013 to 2018, due to huge investments from top players to produce high class eco-friendly products http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/middle-east-and-africa-inorganic-refrigerants-8583173291.html (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Middle East and Africa Inorganic refrigerants Market report defines and segments the inorganic refrigerants market in Middle East and...

2014-10-06 23:06:38

Grayling has updated the packaging and improved the content of TAC aerosol spray adhesive Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Grayling TAC spray adhesive has long been recognized in the environmental remediation industry as one of the best aerosol spray adhesives for seaming together polyethylene film in hot and high humidity environments. The new TAC spray adhesive possess all of the high performance characteristics that made it so popular with environmental contractors; a wide...

2014-09-23 12:24:33

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy, the leading coalition of US companies producing and using hydrofluorcarbons (HFCs), today presented the four-point action plan of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) to reduce global HFC greenhouse gas emissions. The presentation was made as part of the CCAC High Level Assembly meeting as well as at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit in New York City. The presentations...

2014-09-17 16:21:09

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will mark 50 years since the launch of the first Nimbus satellite with a free public event at its visitor center on Oct. 8, from noon to 5 p.m. EDT. Anyone wishing to attend are asked to register because seating is limited. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA's Nimbus Earth-observation research satellite program began with the launch of Nimbus-1 on Aug....

2014-09-16 12:22:59

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy today announced support for policies and actions with a goal to reduce global hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions by 80 percent by 2050. "As technology companies, we firmly believe with the right global policies and incentives we can develop and deploy solutions that are both environmentally and economically effective to prevent ozone depletion and global warming emissions," said...

earth stratosphere
2014-09-16 06:49:17

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The layer of gas that protects us and all life on Earth from the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation may be on the road to recovery, but as the world commemorates World Ozone Day on Tuesday, officials emphasize there is still much work to be done. Starting in 1994, the UN Assembly proclaimed that September 16 would be the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer (or, alternatively, World Ozone Day). The date was...

ozone layer recovering
2014-09-11 09:10:05

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ozone layer that protects the planet from harmful ultraviolet radiation is on the road to recovery, scientists from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced on Wednesday. According to BBC News environmental analyst Roger Harrabin, a new report compiled by an international team of 300 scientists reveals that the ozone layer is starting to show signs of thickening, and...

earth atmosphere ozone layer mystery
2014-09-08 05:20:11

Dr. Tony Phillips, Science@NASA High above Earth, more than 20 miles above sea level, a diaphanous layer of ozone surrounds our planet, absorbing energetic UV rays from the sun. It is, essentially, sunscreen for planet Earth. Without the ozone layer, we would be bathed in dangerous radiation on a daily basis, with side effects ranging from cataracts to cancer. People were understandably alarmed, then, in the 1980s when scientists noticed that manmade chemicals in the atmosphere were...

2014-09-05 16:20:47

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Ball Aerospace and Technology Corp. of Boulder, Colorado, for the Ozone Mapping and Profiling Suite (OMPS) for flight on the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The JPSS-2 mission is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide global environmental data in low Earth polar...

2014-09-03 08:34:37

NEW YORK, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistence Market Research (http://www.persistencemarketresearch.com) "Global Market Study on Ozone Technology: Air and gas to Witness Highest Growth by 2020," the global ozone technology market was valued at USD 715.4 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 1,242.0 million in 2020. Browse the full Global Market Study on Ozone Technology: Air and gas to...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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