Transport will play a critical role in delivering the CO2 emissions cuts needed to meet global political cli-
mate change targets. The world’s car fleet is expected to triple by 2050, with 80% of the growth in rapidly
developing economies. At the same time the car manufacturing industry is facing huge difficulties in the
economic recession. We have to find ways to reconcile legitimate aspirations for mobility, an ambitious
reduction in CO2 from cars worldwide, and global economic recovery.
There are several reasons that may explain why the prevalence of heart failure is increasing:
ageing of the population, the success in prolonging survival in coronary patients, and the
success in postponing coronary events by effective prevention in those patients at high risk
or those patients who have already survived a first event (secondary prevention) (Senni et
al, 1999). Advances in medical therapy have resulted in improved survival in patients with
moderate and severe heart failure, but the prognosis for end-stage heart failure patients still
The modular producer cell lines present several advantages: they are safer since integration
of the vector within the packaging cell line was identified, the duration of the entire
development process is much reduced as there is no need for screening and, in addition,
production conditions are favorable due to the possibility of pre-adaptation of the master
cell line to culture conditions and media. Thus, therapeutic virus production from bench to
bedside becomes safer, faster, and cheaper (Coroadinha et al. 2010)....
Other than this, automation and optimization of production engineering was attempted
in various fields. Okumoto et al. (2005D) optimized the block allocation on the
assembly area using simulated annealing method. Wibisono et al. (2007) optimized
block division planning using genetic algorithm and product model. Universal
Shipbuilding Corporation (2008) developed a high performance NC Printing Machine,
which enables fast printing irrespective of the number of characters and lines to be
Some of those shareholders kept a close watch on the Fund’s
holdings and noticed a large position in broker Lehman Brothers.
These investors—sensing that the brokerage ﬁrm might be in trouble—
decided to take their money out of the fund. To meet their redemption
requests, the fund sold other securities—with the unfortunate result
that the problematic Lehman securities became an ever-larger portion
of the remaining assets.
The PPS also recognises that renewable energydevelopments may have an adverse effect on both the historic and natural environment.It thereforestipulates that applications affecting World HeritageSites should only be granted after an assessment has shown that the integrity of the site would not be adversely affected.
We contacted Planned Parenthood centers to determine which of their clinics in the
county (two clinics each were chosen for Bexar County and Dallas County) saw the greatest
number of WHP clients in 2011. Based upon the assumption that clients who attend those
Planned Parenthood clinics would seek care at providers in the same proximate area, we
identified non-PPFA providers within 30 miles of the chosen Planned Parenthood clinics and
chose four non-PPFA providers who served the largest number of WHP clients in 2011 for
Some water moves through the skin of mammals by insensitive diffusion. Most of the
water, which passes through the skin, however, does so in the form of active sweating.
Larger mammals usually sweat to dissipate heat. Among the domestic species, both
camels and cattle have adopted this mechanism. A characteristic of the camel is that there
is no copious flow of sweat or obvious wetting of the hair. The evaporation takes place at
the surface of the skin and not at the extremities of the hair. The latent heat of
evaporation is therefore drawn from the skin rather than from...
More companies are proving it is possible to make money and actively help to slow the degradation of the planet for future generations. Within these companies, the push for change comes from the top—it’s all about leadership.
UTC Power has great success working with organizations whose leaders are visionary about how their business affects the environment. They are concerned about where their companies need to be 3 0 or 40 years down the road. It’s the vision of the leadership that moves them toward using power solutions like ours.
To investigate the role of precrisis external imbalances that may have triggered both fiscal
consolidation and larger-than-expected headwinds to growth, we control for the precrisis
(2007) current-account-deficit-to-GDP ratio, again taken from the April 2010 WEO database
(IMF, 2010c), and find similar results. We obtain similar results when controlling for the
stock of precrisis (2007) net foreign liabilities in percent of GDP, based on the updated and
extended version of dataset constructed by Lane and Milesi-Ferretti (2007).
In Phong Dien district, the main species for plantation establishment are
Acacia auriculiformis, Acacia mangium and Pinus kesiya, selected by project
managers of the national forestry programs. The total area under forest plantation
is substantial: according to Phong Dien Forest Enterprise, 30,366 ha of plantations
have now been established in the three communes of Phong Dien district near the
buffer zone, with support from the 327 and 661 programs. Most plantations have
been established on flat lands and lower slopes, for accessibility and financial
In simpliﬁed diagrammatic fashion, Figure 1.2 illustrates the approximate
chronological succession of environmental hazards, as societies undergo eco-
nomic growth and consequent increases in the scale of human activity and envi-
ronmental impact (4). Historically, on a local scale, category A hazards have
predominated. In the early years of the industrial revolution in Europe much of
the environmental hazard was at household and neighbourhood level.
In several countries, Pathfinder has successfully enhanced access, knowledge, and cultural acceptance of
reproductive health by training and supporting Community Health Workers (CHWs). CHWs (known by various
other names throughout the world) are members of the community in which they work, and are selected by the
community and community leaders, Pathfinder’s partner organizations, or Pathfinder itself to work as health
volunteers. Their duties vary depending on the country, project, and local needs.
You can earn a maximum of four credits each year. In 2010, the amount earned to accrue one
credit was $1,120. This amount changes annually. Therefore, to earn four credits in 2010 you
would need to earn a minimum of $4, 480. If you operate a home-based business while living
overseas, you will need to file and pay your self-employment tax which will include a Social
Security and Medicare payment. All credits earned will remain in your Social Security Account,
even through years when you are not working or contributing. You can only earn...
As more users are connected to the Internet and conduct
their daily activities electronically, computer users have become
the target of an underground economy that infects hosts
with malware or adware for financial gain. Unfortunately,
even a single visit to an infected web site enables the attacker
to detect vulnerabilities in the user’s applications and force
the download a multitude of malware binaries.
Progress, however, is continuous and all guidance needs updating.
We welcome the opportunity that the National Institute for Clinical
Excellence (NICE) has provided to review the original breast guidance
in areas where science or practice has moved on. We have not
rewritten the whole document since most of the original content
remains valid, service guidance being less vulnerable to small clinical
changes than clinical guidelines.
The context of this updated guidance is very different from that of six
Although major trends may emerge and show numerous toxic effects related to certain NP, it can be
seen that each product, and even each synthesized NP batch, can have its own toxicity. Any process
or surface modification can have an impact on the toxicity of the resulting product.
Given this context, the authors of this report consider that the IRSST should favour the introduction
of strict prevention procedures, which remain the only way to prevent the development of
achieve universal primary education (Mdg 2). Gender parity
in education is still to be achieved. It is essential because
educated girls and women improve prospects for the whole
family, helping to break the cycle of poverty. In Africa, for
example, children whose mothers have been educated for at
least five years are 40% more likely to live beyond the age of
five. Schools can serve as a point of contact for women and
children, allowing health-related information to be shared,
services offered and health literacy promoted. ...
Clarity of PPHE goals and expectations. The PPHE program coordinator developed a detailed PPHE
Resident’s Manual after witnessing some reluctance and confusion from residents about expectations in
the first year. While part of this may have been a reaction to something new being added to the residency
curriculum, the program leaders felt clarity of program goals and expectations would add to the program’s
Need for flexible participation in PPHE. In the early part of the project, Stony Brook had expected to
mandate participation for all residents.