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2014-09-24 07:10:49

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Speaking at the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit on Tuesday, US President Barack Obama challenged China to do more to help reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment. In comments made during the one-day meeting hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York, the President said that China – which is the most populous nation on Earth and also experienced the quickest increase in carbon pollution levels – had to join...

2014-09-23 20:21:01

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking at the UN Climate Summit in New York City today, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said that the European Union will aim to cut domestic greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030, and set a renewables target of at least 27 percent and energy savings of 30 percent. "I am confident that EU leaders will seal this deal at their summit in October." President Barroso noted that "these targets are milestones...

2014-09-23 16:30:27

AT&T Aspire contribution is part of more than $12.5M Distributed Across U.S. HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California State University, East Bay Foundation will receive $276,548.61 from AT&T to expand the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative. The program, which serves over 10,000 residents and over 3,000 students in the Jackson Triangle neighborhood, was one of the first five communities in the country selected to pilot the U.S. Department of Education's...

2014-09-23 16:28:52

ELKHART, Ind., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 22, 2014, Skyline Corporation held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at which the following matters were submitted to a vote of the security holders: 1. Election of Directors for a One Year Term Election of Directors Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Shares Not Voted ------- --------- --------------...

2014-09-23 16:27:28

SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brian Seppi, MD was elected president of the Washington State Medical Association at the association's annual meeting in Seattle, Saturday, September 20, held at the Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel. The WSMA represents physicians, residents, medical students and physician assistants throughout Washington state. Dr. Seppi is an internal medicine physician in Spokane. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147949 "Our state is...

2014-09-23 16:25:03

Gifted Nutrition President Dominates 50th Anniversary Mr. Olympia Competition MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The "War4four" is now over! Phil "The Gift" Heath was presented with a special 50(th) Anniversary 18k gold Sandow after winning his fourth consecutive Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas on September 20th, a feat that has not been achieved since Ronnie Coleman did it 13 years ago. With the help of his new supplement line, Gifted Nutrition, and the...

2014-09-23 08:29:34

President-Elect of the Society for Cryobiology and Former Cell Therapy Executive Join Leading Clinicians, Developers, and Consultants in the Biobanking, Drug Discovery, and Regenerative Medicine Markets BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues ("BioLife" or...

2014-09-23 08:24:24

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. (AZGS) announced today that it has completely dismissed its lawsuit against former President, Waylan Johnson. President of Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc., Jeremy G. Driver, stated, "After conducting internal reviews, we find that dropping the lawsuit and ending the litigation with Mr. Johnson, his former CFO, and his companies is the best course of action for all parties involved." ABOUT AZTEC OIL & GAS Aztec is a...

2014-09-22 23:01:48

CI Taps White House Veteran and Leader in Global Development Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 September 22, 2014 - White House veteran Gary R. Edson will join Conservation International (CI) as president. The appointment is effective September 22. Edson joins CI with a distinguished record of success in global development, having established the ground-breaking Millennium Challenge Corporation to fight global poverty; co-led the development of the President’s Emergency Plan...

2014-09-22 12:26:56

Americans' attitudes about the economy have also declined NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow signals the official start of autumn, and leaves will soon start falling our nation's capital. They won't be alone though, as President Obama's ratings continue to fall. Only three in ten U.S. adults (30%) give the President positive ratings for the overall job he is doing, while 70% give him negative ratings. One could say that autumn came early to the White House, given that...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.