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New Research Reveals Some Patients Experience Extended Mesothelioma...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:54

Doctors say surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy can be performed multiple times with good results.

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Stanadyne Introduces Diesel Product Line for India, China and Emerging...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:54

Known as EcoForce, New Line of Fuel System Components Is Designed to Improve Fuel Economy, Performance and Emissions of Off-Highway Diesel Powertrains

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Bert® Plug Load Management System Releases Integration for...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:54

The fully integrated Cisco (CEM) and Bert solution allows customers to easily manage and reduce the energy usage all of their Plug Load, both IT and non-IT, through a single cloud based user...

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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This synthetic biology explainer involves Legos, Mark Ruffalo, and skateboards. Watch it

Grist.org - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:00

Think about an airplane. Now, think about an itty bitty bacterium. Which one of these do you think is easier to make? I’ll give you a hint: It’s the one that millions of us ride on every year across vast distances.

We’re better at building airplanes than bacteria because we know everything there is to know about them: how they work, what they’re made of, how to to fly them. Bacteria? Not so much.

That’s because there’s always been this divide between technology — the inanimate stuff that we build — and biology — the living stuff that nature builds. It’s not that we can’t build living things; we just have to figure out how. And that’s exactly what synthetic biologists are trying to do. Check out the video above to see how.


Filed under: Science
Categories: Environment

PATHION Announces International Licensing Opportunity for Its Advanced...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

LiRAP™ (Lithium Rich Anti-Perovskite) has been widely recognized as the solid state nonflammable electrolyte material of choice for the next generation of high energy cells, batteries, and energy...

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Sherwoodbase Window Bird Feeder Helps Birds in U.S. Drought-Stricken...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

Sherwoodbase has introduced a window bird feeder with a detachable tray, suited for use in drought-stricken areas of the U.S. and that is soothing for elderly parents.

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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SABIC UK Petrochemicals Prepares for Next 20 Years of Low Energy Bills...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

SABIC UK Petrochemicals, Europe’s leading producer of petrochemicals, commissioned...

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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DeKalb County Central United Schools Replaces Diesel Buses with...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

Indiana school district reduces emissions, saves money with alternative fuel school buses

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Micoley.com to Auction Off Premier Planned Development District Near...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

High End Commercial Property Is One of Hundreds Offered Through Q3 Auction Event

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Verisae Now Fuels Energy and Sustainability Management Solution with...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

Powered by Urjanet data, Verisae’s energy and sustainability management solution helps customers make more cost-effective energy and procurement decisions

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Power Distributors Acquires the Assets of Magneto Power, LLC.

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

Power Distributors, a leading provider of sales, marketing and distribution solutions for the outdoor power industry, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Magneto Power, LLC.

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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FMCSA Deputy Administrator Daphne Jefferson To Keynote Women In...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

Women In Trucking has announced Daphne Jefferson, deputy administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), as closing keynote at its Women In Transportation Accelerate!...

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Hypertherm Awards 2015 Spark Something Great Educational Grants to...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, today announced the recipients of its 2015 Spark Something Great educational grant program.

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Cream of Coco Recognized for Saving the Planet One Bar at a Time

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54

Natural Child World’s 2015 Eco-Excellence Awards honor Wisdom Natural Brands

(PRWeb August 04, 2015)

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Xanterra Parks & Resorts Celebrates a Decade of Sustainability...

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 05:54

2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report defines and measures sustainability improvements while setting stretch targets for the next 10 years

(PRWeb August 03, 2015)

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Venita L. Blakely’s new book shows advantages of ‘Managing Up’

PR Web - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 05:54

Author releases first book in planned series on effective work principles

(PRWeb August 03, 2015)

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Categories: Environment

Obama gets personal as he talks about climate change and clean air

Grist.org - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 00:30

President Obama gave an unusually personal and passionate speech as he officially unveiled his administration’s new rules to clean up climate pollution from power plants on Monday. He came across as emotionally invested as well as intellectually engaged — a man who seems to care a lot about making climate action a big part of his legacy.

He slammed critics of his Clean Power Plan, noting that they whine and claim the sky is falling every time we try to clean up the environment, and every time they’re proven wrong. From the speech:

Here’s the thing: We’ve heard these same stale arguments before. Every time America’s made progress, it’s been despite these kinds of claims. Whenever America has set clear rules and smarter standards for our air, our water, our children’s health, we get the same scary stories about killing jobs and businesses and freedom.

One of Obama’s main points in pushing the new rules is that cleaning up coal-fired power plants doesn’t just help slow down climate change, it also helps clean up the air that people breathe — that’s a “co-benefit” in wonk-speak, and a huge deal for real Americans. The president went “off script,” as he put it, to share a personal anecdote about that:

In thinking about what we’re doing here today, I was reminded about landing in Los Angeles to attend college as a freshman, as an 18-year-old, and it was late August, I was moving from Hawaii, and I got to the campus and I decided I had a lot of pent-up energy and I wanted to go take a run, and after about five minutes suddenly I had this weird feeling like I couldn’t breathe. And the reason was that back in 1979, Los Angeles still was so full of smog that there were days where people who were vulnerable just could not go outside, and they were fairly frequent.

And folks who are older than me can remember the Cuyahoga River burning because of pollution, and acid rain threatening to destroy all of the great forests of the Northeast. And you fast-forward 30, 40 years later, and we solved those problems, but at the time, the same characters who are going to be criticizing this plan were saying this is going to kill jobs, this is going to destroy businesses, this is going to hurt low-income people, it’s going to be wildly expensive, and each time they were wrong. And because we pushed through, despite those scare-mongering tactics, you can actually run in Los Angeles without choking, and folks can actually take a boat out on that river, and those forests are there.

Here’s the biggest applause line from the speech (Obama managed to squeeze in a defense of the Affordable Care Act too):

[W]e’ve got critics of this plan who are actually claiming that this will harm minority and low-income people even though climate change hurts those Americans the most, who are the most vulnerable. Today an African-American child is more than twice as likely to be hospitalized from asthma. A Latino child is 40 percent more likely to die from asthma. So if you care about low-income, minority communities, start protecting the air that they breathe and stop trying to rob them of their health care. [Long burst of applause.] You could also expand Medicaid in your states, by the way — that would help.

The bottom line from the president’s speech: “I am convinced that no challenge poses a greater threat to our future and future generations than a changing climate.”

The White House says the long-awaited finalization of the Clean Power Plan is just “the starting gun for an all-out climate push” over the next few weeks. The president also plans to speak at a clean-energy summit in Nevada on Aug. 24, visit the Alaskan Arctic on Aug. 31, and host Pope Francis at the White House for a chat about climate change, among other issues, on Sept. 23.

Obama has been far from perfect on climate and energy issues during his presidency, but he seems increasingly serious and spirited about putting the U.S. and the world on a better course. Rumors are flying that he’ll reject the Keystone XL pipeline within the next few weeks as well. Because the pipeline has become so symbolically freighted for both opponents and supporters, that move might do more than any other to show that Obama wants to be remembered as the Climate President.


Filed under: Climate & Energy, Politics
Categories: Environment

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership Presents Award to 116th...

PR Web - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 23:54

116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Virginia Army National Guard Named the 2015 Neil Keller Champion of the Year at the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership's 10th Anniversary Annual...

(PRWeb August 03, 2015)

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Walter P Moore Congratulates Outstanding Engineers Patti...

PR Web - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 23:54

Two Walter P Moore structural engineers are honored by their local chapters of the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC).

(PRWeb August 03, 2015)

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Lehigh Students Developing Mobile Geometry App for Pre-Schoolers

PR Web - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 23:54

Lehigh University students team up with school psychology professor on interdisciplinary early childhood education project aimed at helping pre-school age children develop geometry skills

(PRWeb August 03, 2015)

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