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2012-12-11 21:30:37

Addressing gaps, improving comparability key to advancing domestic and regional emissions objectives Right now, if businesses or environmental officials need to estimate the impact of different greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction measures in one country or region of North America compared to another, they face multiple GHG reporting regimes with varying levels of detail and complexity. In response, Canada, Mexico and the United States are seeking to improve the comparability of emissions...

Global Carbon Emissions Set Record High In 2012
2012-12-03 13:50:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Global carbon dioxide emissions are projected to increase by 2.6 percent for 2012, setting a record high of around 39 billion tons, according to a new report from an international team of researchers. The report, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, comes from the Global Carbon Project–a group of scientists and policymakers from around the world dedicated to promoting a coordinated research on the Earth´s...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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