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Over the weekend, climate negotiators from nearly 200 nations approved the “Lima Accord,” an agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by cutting back on the burning of coal, natural gas,

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2014-12-15 04:58:13

UN climate negotiators had to go into overtime to reach a climate agreement, ending their extended session with an agreement that for the first time requires action from developing countries as well as industrial nations.


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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sipe
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
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