greenhouse greenhouse  /ˈɡrin ˌhaʊs/


  1. (n) a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
  2. (adj) of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect



  1. When seven Northeastern states capped emissions of greenhouse gases by utilities last month, we took a giant step forward.
  2. The molecules are similar to the glass in a greenhouse, which is why the warming process is called the greenhouse effect.
  3. We need to begin curbing global greenhouse emissions right now, but more than a decade after the signing of the Kyoto Protocol, the world has utterly failed to do so.


  1. Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Makes Significant Reductions Due to Uncertain Funding

    PITTSBURGH, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG) today announced a reduction in staff and levels of investment that were necessitated by delays in portfolio company ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. To decrease costs, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse to cut staff, sublet South Side space

    Greenhouse president and CEO John Manzetti said the organization will cut four positions and sublease up to half its Sidney Street space.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  3. Greenhouse growers open their glass doors

    On Saturday, the Monterey Bay Greenhouse Growers will open their doors to the general public for a free tour of their facilities.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salinas Californian

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  1. "The federal government must work with, not against, states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions," Obama said at the White House, taking a stab at his predecessor's policies. "California has shown bold and bipartisan leadership through its...
    on Jan 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters UK

  2. In a letter to Obama, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger asked the president to "direct the US EPA to act promptly and favorably on California's reconsideration request, so that we may continue the critical work of reducing our greenhouse gas...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: Reuters

  3. "EPA has offered no reasoned explanation for its refusal to decide whether greenhouse gases cause or contribute to climate change," Stevens said.
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Forbes

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