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back burner

  • n  reduced priority
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  • Back BurnerPolicies Push Carbon Emissions to Record Levels: Report
    Carbon emissions and government policies which have pushed climate change to the "back burner" have put the world on track for a temperature increase between 3.6º and 5.3º C, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). read more
    June 10, 2013 -
  • IEA sees climate priorities fading
    PARIS, June 10 (UPI) -- The average global temperature is on pace to increase because climate change talk has "slipped to the back burner," the IEA executive director said Monday.
    June 10, 2013 - UPI
  • Hudson, McCarthy at crossroads while on DL
    The D-backs are no strangers to adversity, and two of their pitchers -- Brandon McCarthy and Daniel Hudson -- are facing the type of injuries that place wins and losses firmly on the back burner.
    June 10, 2013 - Major League Baseball

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