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2014-09-26 16:23:53

H&M Conscious Foundation, Columbia's Earth Institute and Children's Health Fund Collaborate to Develop and Test School-Based Health Model NEW YORK, Sept.

2014-09-03 08:41:46

Columbia University's Jeffrey Sachs delivers inaugural course; blending for-credit and open course learning via new 'Knowledge Cloud' technology from Silicon Valley-based EdCast, Inc.

2014-06-10 12:58:17

NASA has named Gavin A. Schmidt to head the agency’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, a leading Earth climate research laboratory.

2014-06-09 12:21:48

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has named Gavin A.

Environmental Impact Software to Quickly Measure Carbon Footprint
2012-09-14 09:35:14

New software has been developed that can rapidly calculate the carbon footprints of thousands of products simultaneously, a process that has proven time consuming and expensive until now. This new software should help companies to accurately label products as well as design new ways to reduce their environmental impacts.

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2011-08-25 12:43:27

A new study, published in the journal Nature draws a correlation between El Nino weather events and civil warfare.

2011-07-18 14:24:00

Plastic-pipe maker Walter Wang sees progress in three-country tour of Sub-Saharan water infrastructure projects NAIROBI, Kenya, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walter Wang, president and CEO of JM Eagle, recently concluded a tour of water infrastructure in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya being constructed with hundreds of miles of plastic water pipe his company donated as part of his ongoing efforts to aid impoverished villages in Africa. Shipping from its plants in late 2009, the donation...

2010-10-24 07:53:58

NSF awards nearly $5 million to understand environmental decision making.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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