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2015-04-09 23:07:22

The Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) reached New York City, concluding its Atlantic crossing in a journey that will take its six-man crew over 40,000 nautical miles as they attempt to draw up the

2015-03-11 23:22:52

Friends of Science Society of Calgary is challenging the Triple Pundit online news website to produce evidence to support claims made by Greenpeace about the Friends' climate change billboards

2015-02-27 23:21:53

With the abrupt resignation of Rajendra Pachauri, former chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Friends of Science Society say this is an opportune time to overhaul the

2014-12-03 23:05:01

Friends of Science climate change video billboard in Montreal, Quebec has been challenged by a You Tube video by La Chorale du Peuple or "The People's Chorus." The Friends of Science

2014-11-19 12:23:07

Launched in 2005, Champions of the Earth recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship, and civil society action WASHINGTON, Nov.

IPCC Climate Report
2014-11-03 05:45:43

The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by the end of the century, and the majority of the world’s electricity can and should be produced by low-carbon sources by 2050, according to a new report released Sunday by a United Nation’s panel.

2014-09-24 23:01:32

"District Energy in Cities Initiative" under the Global Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), a global initiative of the United Nations Environment

earth stratosphere
2014-09-16 06:49:17

The layer of gas that protects us and all life on Earth from the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation may be on the road to recovery, but as the world commemorates World Ozone Day on Tuesday, officials emphasize there is still much work to be done.

2014-09-12 16:21:52

Award-Winning Photographer Henry Dallal Focuses on Climate Change Talks, With A Little Help from Michael Douglas, Ed Norton, Yoko Ono, and Ban Ki-moon NEW YORK, Sept.

ozone layer recovering
2014-09-11 09:10:05

The ozone layer that protects the planet from harmful ultraviolet radiation is on the road to recovery, scientists from the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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