Tuesday, December 18, 2018

158 results for 'environment'

Congress Carefully Considers Cash 4 Clunkers

By Ed Attanasio, published on Apr 12, 2009

...beater like Uncle Freddie’s.

Well, if you can convince old Freddie to give the vehicle to the government and buy a hybrid, for instance, he might just benefit from a stimulus package designed just for people like him who are holding on to old cars that would be better for the environment and everyone in general if they were taken off the road.

If a proposed bill to give consumers turning in old beaters cash vouchers worth as much as $5,000 to buy new, more fuel-friendly cars passes, Uncle Freddie will be in the pink and the Studebaker will be history.

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Tags: environment

Chinese Self-study Education Program Is Great!

By Mason, published on Apr 9, 2009

...most of the universities will require the latter have at least one or two of the essay being published by some well-known publishers countrywide.of course,being recognised by the unversities themselves,as far as i know,most of us do not have.

China is getting abetter and betterenvironmentfor the knowledge seekers,we have libraries,and good colleges and good ladder of study for those disadvantaged or say not very good at studying as compared with others,so,together with this self-study program,am looking forward to seeing a great improvement of our national overalleducational... (more)

Tags: environment, education, china

Education Is A Powerful Force, Especially In A Tough Economy

By ESKCSG, published on Feb 25, 2009

...convenient―after the kids go to bed at night or even during a lunch break at work. Web-based courses also allow students to take classes at home, in effect eliminating time and money spent driving to class.

For others, a traditional campus setting is the preferred environment. Traditional classes allow students to interact face-to-face with professors and fellow students alike, and generally offer more structure than their online counterparts.

The choice between online learning and traditional on-campus programs is simply a matter of personal ... (more)

Tags: environment, education

Academy Awards Hollywood Glamour At The Conga Room

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Feb 24, 2009

... healthcare professionals who return to the community to serve people who are uninsured or underinsured. It has graduated over 500 medical doctors, 2,500 physician specialists, 2000 physician assistants and hundreds of other health professionals.

Charles Drew University’s unique environment of providing medical education has been lauded as a national model. Research shows both that its students become more committed to the mission as they progress through their medical education and that 10 years after graduation, 70% of Drew University trained physicians are still working with ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, healthcare, medicine, environment, hollywood, education

Environmental Cost Of Shipping Groceries Around The World

By Alex45, published on Feb 21, 2009

...the trend.But the movable feast comes at a cost: pollution — especially carbon dioxide, the main global warming gas — from transporting the food.Under longstanding trade agreements, fuel for international freight carried by sea and air is not taxed. Now, many economists, environmental advocates and politicians say it is time to make shippers and shoppers pay for the pollution, through taxes or other measures.“We’re shifting goods around the world in a way that looks really bizarre,” said Paul Watkiss, an Oxford University economist who wrote a recent... (more)

Tags: global warming, australia, environment, education, china, mexico

Buy A Hyundai On A Monday....

By Ed Attanasio, published on Feb 5, 2009 new vehicle sales in 2008.

Hyundai sales dropped 48.3 percent in December compared with the same month last year and were down 14 percent for the year, according to Autodata Corp.

"We understand consumers' hesitance to commit to large purchases in today's economic environment," said John Krafcik, acting president and chief executive of Hyundai North America, in a prepared statement. "Today we're extending ... peace of mind to cover consumers' employment status and personal finances."

Industrywide auto sales in the U.S. were down 35.5 percent for December ... (more)

Tags: environment, korea

Where Have All The Dollars Gone?

By Amo, published on Feb 1, 2009

...on all types of massive government programs, none of which will immediately stimulate the economy, and wasn’t that the reason…to infuse money into the economy quickly, to stimulate job growth and investments?

There are hundreds of billions of dollars earmarked for environmental, healthcare, infrastructure, and the most troubling of all, the redistribution of federal funds to financially troubled states, whose governors have been either unable or unwilling to responsibly balance their budgets and manage their finances.

Astoundingly, almost 40% of this... (more)

Tags: new york, healthcare, environment, obama

Youthful Spirit At Super Bowl Week In Tampa

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Jan 26, 2009

...test their football skills. Fans could punt, pass and kick a football, kick a game winning field goal, be a running back and throw a football downfield like a quarterback and other events so that fans can go through some of the drills that professional football players in a fun-filled family environment.

The Clinic Field offered kids in the Youth Football Festival professional instructions from NFL players. The Youth Festival consisted of kids involved in the NFL Play 60-the NFL Movement for an active generation. Cheerleaders from the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers... (more)

Tags: los angeles, atlanta, football, nfl, environment, education, obama

Trailer Park Acquisition : Highway Robbery

By baynurse, published on Jan 16, 2009

...after having lost my  condominium to the economy downturn.

I am a medically retired Registered nurse. After 22 years of  serving the poor and incarcerated, mentally ill, and dying, I am no longer able to work as a nurse and have been medically retired and require a stress free environment. This place has been just that.  I have met the most wonderful and helpful neighbors who have been kind and gracious as well as entertaining  and inspiring.   These hard working families, retired veterans, bright and happy children, have all been a part of my recovery from a long ... (more)

Tags: police, environment, real estate

The Virtual School And Classroom

By Ladymaggic, published on Jan 4, 2009

... don't want to be put on the spot — all the conversation stops, and everyone turns to look at them. In some cases, students for whom English is not their first language, it really can be an intimidating thing to have to extemporaneously put together English sentences like that in a classroom environment.

In Virtual Classrooms, that problem of students not participating in class discussions just totally disappeared. And when I thought about it, these reasons, these challenges of speaking up in a regular class went away in this environment. In Second Life, when you want to contribute... (more)

Tags: environment, education, china, korea

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