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  • n. Plural form of emitter.

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Examples

  • Other elements in the decay chain are gamma emitters, which is why a lump of plutonium becomes more dangerously radioactive in the early years of its decay.

    Nukes can never be the answer

  • Thus one of the consequences of Wheeler and Feynman Absorber Theory is the idea that emitters are intrinsically symmetric, another is that there is no intrinsic difference between so-called emitters and so-called absorbers.

    Backward Causation

  • "If emerging countries -- not just China, but India, Brazil and others -- are pursuing a path in which they replace us as the largest carbon emitters, that is not a sustainable, practical approach," he said.

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  • "We are seeking a legally binding treaty that includes all major emitters, which is what the Copenhagen Accord was all about last year," Mr. Baird's spokesman, Bill Rodgers, said.

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  • While Obama champions an effective national cap-and-trade system that sets hard caps on carbon emissions, Harper silenced any intelligent discussion during the last election and produced an anemic plan for intensity targets, applicable only to large industrial emitters, that is justly ridiculed for allowing emissions to rise with production levels.

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  • All of these are alpha emitters, meaning that aside from chemical toxicity, their radioactive toxicity depends on ingestion.

    Nukes can never be the answer

  • T he most controversial of the EPA's greenhouse-gas rules went into effect Jan. 2, forcing power plants, refiners and other major emitters to obtain g reenhouse-gas permits when building new facilities or making major changes to existing ones.

    EPA Chief Defends Greenhouse-Gas Regulations

  • The United States and China are the two biggest economies and greenhouse gas emitters and are linked by $250 billion a year in trade.

    U.S., China Clash Over Energy

  • The EPA found last year that greenhouse gases are a threat to human welfare and will phase in their regulation over several years, starting with the largest emitters.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: March 30, 2010

  • The U.S. and China, two of the world's largest emitters of greenhouse gases, aren't signatories to the Kyoto Protocol.

    EU Favors Continuation of Kyoto Protocol

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