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2013-10-10 23:28:29

Campaign Supports Nationwide Effort to Decrease the Energy Consumed by Information Technology Equipment Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Guardian Energy pledged to support the ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign in conjunction with efforts to provide energy-efficiency products and services to the New England area. The campaign, initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, emphasizes nationwide reduction of energy use in offices. In addition to existing power management...

2013-10-08 23:32:22

Antioch University New England and U.S. EPA will co-host the Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, May 19-21, 2014. Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host the Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference on May 19-21, 2014, in Manchester, New Hampshire. The conference will focus on local solutions that communities can employ to prepare for the present and changing...

2013-09-26 23:38:56

The site will assist in the redevelopment of Brownfields. Franklin, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 In support of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfield redevelopment efforts, Kansas State University and CABEM Technologies have unveiled an education portal, “TAB” (Technical Assistance to Brownfields). The site, designed and developed by K-State and CABEM Technologies is powered by CABEM’s Livia Framework. The TAB portal provides assistance to communities and other...

2013-09-23 23:01:23

Crime Clean of Texas marks 18 years of crime, death, trauma and biohazard cleanup services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Crime Clean of Texas celebrated its 18th anniversary on September 1, 2013. The company, originally incorporated on September 1, 1995, is a small, woman-owned corporation. Crime Clean was the first company in Texas and Colorado to provide crime, death and trauma scene cleaning and the third in the nation. Registered to do business in every county in Texas,...

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Current Sea Level Rise
2013-04-01 10:39:21

The sea levels all around the world are rising. Current sea-level rise has the potential to affect human populations and the natural environment. Two key factors have contributed to the observed sea level rise. The first is thermal expansion: as the ocean water warms, it expands. The second is from the influence of land-based ice because of increased melting. The major store of water on land is found in the glaciers and the ice sheets. The rising of sea levels is one of several lines of...

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Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'