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State of the World 2009: Time to Cool the Planet Running Out

Article: State of the World 2009: Time to Cool the Planet Running Out

WASHINGTON, DC, January 13, 2009 (ENS) – Ending the emission of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide by 2050 will be necessary to avoid “catastrophic disruption to the world’s climate,” according to the Worldwatch Institute in its 26th annual assessment, “State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World,” released today. Yet, the independent research organization…

Gorilla Summit Puts New York Kids on African Front Lines

Article: Gorilla Summit Puts New York Kids on African Front Lines

NEW YORK, New York, September 25, 2008 (ENS) – The first Kids Gorilla Summit, which is happening on Friday in New York City will enlist young people to make a commitment to help endangered mountain gorillas and the people of Africa. The summit will explore the connection between the urgency of wildlife preservation and inter-related…

Gore Challenges America to 100% Clean Energy in 10 Years

Article: Gore Challenges America to 100% Clean Energy in 10 Years

WASHINGTON, DC, July 18, 2008 (ENS) – “Today I challenge our nation to commit to producing 100 percent of our electricity from renewable energy and truly clean carbon-free sources within 10 years,” said former Vice President and Nobel Peace Laureate Al Gore Thursday. Speaking to an audience at the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution…