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2012-04-16 13:09:37

Education for girls in developing countries has received more attention in recent years. A new study found that the very policy documents advocating the need for equal access to education limit the scope of the initiatives by over-simplifying issues and by referring to education in a way that belies the complexity of gender roles and culture. "We found that while many international development organizations have touted the importance of girls' education over the past decade, the language...

2012-04-04 12:25:10

Findings may support additional use of health impact assessments in the US A report released today finds that a wide variety of existing laws offer important opportunities to improve Americans' health. The first comprehensive study of its kind found an unexpectedly large number of laws that facilitate the consideration of health effects, in fields such as transportation, energy, and agriculture. Many of these legal requirements may be satisfied by conducting health impact assessments...

2012-02-19 08:00:00

Patriot Foundry & Castings' leadership is committing to reducing the foundry's energy intensity by 25% or more over before 2020. The process includes designating an energy manager, developing an energy intensity baseline and crafting an energy management plan. The program is being run by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Franklin, NH (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 Patriot Foundry & Castings, a leading nonferrous company, has pledged to slash its industrial energy...

2011-12-13 15:00:00

SmartWatt Energy, Inc. is pleased to announce that Stephen More and Matthew VanPelt have joined the companyâs corporate office as a Senior Systems Developer and Information Technology Manager, respectively. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 SmartWatt Energy, Inc. is pleased to announce that Stephen More and Matthew VanPelt have joined the companyâs corporate office as a Senior Systems Developer and Information Technology Manager, respectively. SmartWatt Energy...

Durban Day 2: Climate Talks Further Plagued By Canadian Intransigence
2011-11-29 15:23:17

In only the second day of talks at the 2011 UN climate conference in Durban,, another ominous development has taken center stage, further heightening tensions and fears of another flop similar to the 2009 Copenhagen summit. After signaling for some time that they would take a harder, more conservative position in upcoming negotiations, it now seems probable that Canadian leaders may pull out of the Kyoto protocol altogether. Moreover, inside sources indicate that they may decline...

2011-11-22 16:45:38

Writes former President of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso in Elsevier's International Journal of Drug Policy "Would legal regulation and control of drugs better protect children?" is a question posed by former President of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso in an editorial to be published in the January issue of Elsevier's International Journal of Drug Policy (IJDP). The editorial, "Children and drug law reform" follows the March 2011 report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy,...

2011-11-10 11:00:00

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained by Lawrence Memorial Hospital to conduct a national executive search for its new chief financial officer. Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained by Lawrence Memorial Hospital to conduct a national executive search for its new chief financial...


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