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2010-06-30 09:53:00

ST. LOUIS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Andre N. Pettigrew, a Denver economic development executive, has been chosen as the first Executive Director of Climate Prosperity, Inc., Richard C.D. Fleming, President of the Board of Trustees, announced today. Climate Prosperity, Inc. (www.climateprosperityproject.org) is a national, non-profit 501-c-3 public-purpose organization that seeks to advance community efforts to address the challenges of climate change from the perspective of economic...

2009-06-08 13:06:00

Rockefeller Brothers Fund Commits Initial Funding for Venture to Address Climate Change in Context of Economic Development Opportunities ST. LOUIS, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With environmental, energy and economic challenges threatening the prosperity of metropolitan regions and states, a new, national nonprofit organization has been launched to guide economic development efforts based on a strategy of "Green Savings, Green Opportunity, and Green Talent." The new organization is called...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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