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2012-03-23 23:03:25

Managing our water resources through effective partnerships is critical to our health and safety. On March 22, World Water Day, the United States took a stand to mobilize partnerships to address the current global water crisis. AWRA has supported a multidisciplinary approach to managing water resources since 1964 and applauds the United States Water Partnership (USWP) proposed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 On March 22, World Water Day, Secretary of State...

Countries Join Forces To Reduce Short-Lived Climate Change Pollutants
2012-02-18 05:01:24

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and representatives from several other nations joined forces on Thursday to announce the formation of a new international coalition focused on reducing "short-lived" climate pollutant levels. According to John M. Broder of the New York Times, the nations are looking to curb emissions of soot (also known as black carbon), methane, and hydrofluorocarbons (which are used as refrigerants). Broder reports that these substances "contribute to...

Clinton Addresses Biological Weapons Conference In Geneva
2011-12-07 10:49:45

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today addressed the Biological Weapons Convention -- a 1975 treaty outlawing their production and use -- in Geneva. Clinton is seeking to rally international efforts against the biological weapon threat, warning of the potential that new gene assembly technology could be used by terrorist groups to create new biological weapons. She said the emerging gene synthesis industry offers benefits to researchers “but it could also potentially be used...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.