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2012-04-04 23:03:28

- Investment in Local Labor and Collaboration with Sierra Club to Protect Biological Resources Sets Standard for Cooperation on Common Goals - Folsom, CA (PRWEB)

US Seen As Stalling On UN Climate Talks; Brazil, China Rule Out Deal Without Kyoto Pledge
2011-12-01 06:24:28

Environmental groups and government officials warned this week that US negotiators at the UN climate talks in Durban risk portraying the US as an obstruction to fighting global warming due to its stalling on critical issues.

2011-08-19 16:03:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opponents of AB 1178 announced today that the coalition of public agencies and non-profit organizations lining up against the bill is expanding as momentum grows for its defeat.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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