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2014-05-07 23:01:32

Joins “World’s Biggest Gathering of ‘Skeptic’ Scientists and Policy Experts” Taking Place in Las Vegas on July 7–9 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore will give one of the keynote addresses at the 9th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC9) from July 7–9 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Moore, who helped found Greenpeace in 1971 and served as its president and international director, left the organization in 1986. He wrote in the Wall...

2014-05-06 23:00:55

The Obama administration today released its third National Climate Assessment (NCA) predicting a series of calamities and urging action on the president’s climate agenda. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Obama administration today released its third National Climate Assessment (NCA) predicting a series of calamities and urging action on the president’s climate agenda. It stands in contrast to the conclusions of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change, which...

2014-04-29 23:01:17

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 6–2 to affirm the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability via the so-called “Cross-State Air Pollution Rule” to regulate power-plant emissions when those emissions have the potential to hurt downwind air-quality. The ruling in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation will affect about 1,000 power plants in 28 states. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 6–2 to affirm the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

2014-04-25 23:05:28

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed new net neutrality regulations that would prevent broadband providers from blocking or slowing access to websites or services. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed new net neutrality regulations that would prevent broadband providers from blocking or slowing access to websites or services. The rule, however, also allows broadband providers to enter into “commercially...

2014-04-24 23:01:17

The Food and Drug Administration Thursday proposed establishing the first federal regulations on electronic cigarettes, banning sales to minors and requiring FDA approval of the products. Electronic cigarette makers would be required to disclose the chemicals used in the nicotine delivery devices – which replace cigarette smoke with vapor – and note on product labels that nicotine can be addictive. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration Thursday proposed...

2014-04-22 23:01:49

The United States government has pursued energy policies based on “the mistaken belief in the unproven science that claims carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning of fossil fuels is the major cause of recent and future warming of the Earth,” write naval veterans Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, Vice Admiral Edward S. Briggs, and Captain Donald K. Forbes in a new report for The Heartland Institute. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The United States government has pursued energy...

2014-03-27 23:01:38

Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-9) will feature world-famous scientists and writers, precede FreedomFest 2014. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Is the theory of man-made global warming still credible? Why do surveys show a majority of Americans and scientists do not believe global warming is man-made and a major problem? Hundreds of the world’s most prominent “skeptics” of the claim that human activity is causing a climate crisis will converge in Las Vegas...

2014-03-11 23:00:31

The Obama administration this week announced it would scrap much of a proposed plan to limit the types of antidepressants and other drugs seniors can get through Medicare Part D. The following statements from health care policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a Chicago-based free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Obama administration this week announced it would scrap much of a proposed plan to limit the types of antidepressants and other...

2014-03-10 23:00:27

Senate Democrats have announced they will be launching an overnight “talkathon” tonight about climate change. Climate science and policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Senate Democrats have announced they will be launching an overnight “talkathon” tonight. The move is spearheaded by Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii, avowedly to raise awareness about the new Senate Climate Action...

2014-02-13 23:00:30

Comcast announced Thursday it has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable via a $45.2 billion stock buy. If the move is approved by federal regulators, it will make Comcast the nation’s largest cable and broadband provider with more than 30 million customers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Comcast announced Thursday it has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable via a $45.2 billion stock buy. If the move is approved by federal regulators, it will make Comcast the...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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