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2011-01-15 07:00:00

The price of fighting climate change is even higher than what was estimated in a 2006 study, said British economist Nicholas Stern, who earned an estimated 500,000-dollar Spanish award on Friday for his work.

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2009-12-12 10:40:00

According to a senior authority on climate change, eating meat has a major impact on global warming and could become as socially unacceptable as drunk-driving.

2009-03-03 16:42:00

Tony Blair joins Senators Bingaman, McCain, Snowe and Stabenow on Capitol Hill for Climate event WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators, Governors, business leaders and international experts met in the Capitol today to discuss the prospects for U.S.

2009-02-25 16:48:00

Senators convene top policy-makers, CEOs and economists to Capitol Hill for climate event on March 3 WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.K. Prime Minister, Tony Blair, will be among the high-level participants meeting with U.S.

2009-02-18 05:00:00

March 3rd event will bring leading experts from U.S. and abroad to Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

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2008-10-11 10:05:00

A EU-commissioned study claims the global economy is losing more money from the disappearance of forests than through the current banking crisis.

2006-02-01 09:16:41

By Jeremy Lovell OXFORD (Reuters) - The leader of a major study into whether economic growth is compatible with green policies has called on governments to provide clear incentives to help the environment.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.