Latest Stop Climate Chaos Scotland Stories

2005-09-01 04:31:04

LONDON (Reuters) - Leading British environment and aid groups joined forces on Thursday to lobby for world action to prevent potentially catastrophic global warming. Stop Climate Chaos is an amalgam of 18 lobby groups including Greenpeace, Oxfam, Christian Aid, WWF, Friends of the Earth and CAFOD which claim to have millions of members and supporters. Its aim is to pressure the British government to beef up its own plans to curb emissions of so-called greenhouse gases like carbon...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.