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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...proposed greater use of bicycles, the use of clean energy sources, and tax incentives to reduce carbon emiss...cycles," he said in a speech. "Subsidising clean energy or energy-saving technology encourages the use of cleaner energy for industrial development," he sai...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...heir homes, businesses, schools and transport more energy efficient, and plant new trees and preserve forests. The organizers are happy that China too has been roped in, despite its known reservation on the global warming issue. Kevin Wall, the executive producer of Live Earth, said, We're on Chinese TV...

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...ortages in essential commodities such as firewood, energy saving stoves and soap." Otherwise, refugees were being forced to sell their food to meet the need for these items, it warned. The Kenyan government does not allow refugees to find employment outside the camps, to cultivate land or graze livestoc...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...ip, you have a fat reserve that can be turned into energy for the next fight. The same mechanism may be happening in humans, she said. An accumulation of chronic stressors, like disagreements with your boss, taking care of a chronically ill child, or repeated traffic road rages, could be acting as an ampl...

A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving

...including nausea, abdominal discomfort, as well as energy and sleep difficulties. But most study participants remained in the trial and continued using the drug. I wish theyd done an analysis to see if the people who suffered those side effects were the same people who drank less. Perhaps some of the redu...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...predicting that it is the answer to irresponsible energy binge. It will have a a knock-on effect across the...by 2010 Power firms rewarded if customers decrease energy use State suing six car makers for damage to climate While California's law has yet to be implemente...

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...including nausea, abdominal discomfort, as well as energy and sleep difficulties. However, most study participants remained in the trial and continued using the drug. I wish theyd done an analysis to see if the people who suffered those side effects were the same people who drank less. Perhaps some of the...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

..., the issue of coal's place in supplying America's energy and fuel needs has taken on added importance in r...he leaders of researchers seeking fuels to provide energy independence. "Were looking at new catalyst systems and new process systems to make the process be...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...ted a number of oil multinationals, car-makers and energy companies. Hydrogen, which can be made from electr...limitless quantities using nothing more than solar energy and water. If hydrogen burns, it leaves no trace in the air, except for a bit of water vapor. The ...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

...d inside mitochondria in the process of generating energy for the cell. Specifically, the researchers found that treating neurons with MPTP activates Cdk5 to switch off Prx2. Whats more, they found that activating Prx2 in MPTP-treated mice prevented the loss of dopamine-producing neurons. And they experime...

Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified

... hypothalamus, which authorises the consumption of energy stores to replace the missing sugars. "There's a huge interest in how the body senses glucose," said Alan Watts, director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at USC and a co-author of the study, which has been published in the Journal of Neurosc...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...side the home, more fast food rich in fat, high in energy density, and low in essential micronutrients, than do European children." That is ultimately a cultural issue -- a result of a fast-food lifestyle that may have long-term consequences for growing bones. Public and corporate policies play a role as we...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...ing the day now," he said, adding that he has more energy and makes his deliveries on time. He said his company has also persuaded him to quit smoking and eat better. Changes are worth it. About three-quarters of employers with at least 1,000 workers have a wellness program, she said. And for every dollar...

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

...e deal addresses some of Rendell's health care and energy initiatives but will not impose the surcharge on e...ate with the Legislature that partly hinges on his energy plan for the state. Scores of state parks, state-run museums and driver-license offices around the ...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

The US senate passed a break through energy bill. The bill proposes to raise gas mileage stand...t time in 20 years and fund research n alternative energy sources. The government is advocating new measures to soothe growing public concern over rising pric...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...ld be forced to invest in ways to make their homes energy efficient, and switch from gas to biofuels or rene...sult of the new "carbon economics" would be to cut energy use by half, and this new demand would then be met entirely by a green supply. Tens of thousands ...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

...een two and four times per day, depending on their energy needs. An increase in activity levels focused on including sixty minutes of brisk walking per day. The researchers noted that after three months, the group combining the sugar-containing diet and activity changes recorded the greatest positive h...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...er says that her latest research could address the energy crisis, the need for better medical treatments, an... to change just about everything-our medical care, energy sources, communications and food. It is leading us to what many in government and industry are calli...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

...een two and four times per day, depending on their energy needs. An increase in activity levels focused on including sixty minutes of brisk walking per day. The researchers noted that after three months, the group combining the sugar-containing diet and activity changes recorded the greatest positive h...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...ld be forced to invest in ways to make their homes energy efficient, and switch from gas to biofuels or rene...sult of the new "carbon economics" would be to cut energy use by half, and this new demand would then be met entirely by a green supply. Tens of thousands ...

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