Environmental Economics
epub |eng | 2010-09-06 | Author:Watts, Alan W. [Watts, Alan W.]

So much, then, for hats. Now—unless some zoologist can dig up a weird exception—humans are the only living beings who wear clothes. They are also the only beings who laugh, ...
( Category: Environmental Economics July 14,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2012-07-14 | Author:Ozzie Zehner

11. Improving Consumption And he puzzled three hours, till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a ...
( Category: Environmental Policy July 13,2014 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Roberts, Paul [Roberts, Paul]

On a poultry farm in the busy, smog-choked outskirts of Hefei, a city halfway around the world from the Salinas Valley, the collision between food production and food pathogens enters ...
( Category: Commercial Policy July 6,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2013-07-24 | Author:Heinberg, Richard [Heinberg, Richard]

The Bottom Line on Fracking’s Potential to Revolutionize Oil and Gas Production Raymond Pierrehumbert, Professor of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago, recently summarized the situation with crystalline brevity: ...
( Category: Petroleum July 4,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-04-29 | Author:The Worldwatch Institute [The Worldwatch Institute]

When delegates to the UN climate conference in Indonesia in 2007 agreed to the so-called Bali Roadmap, ICLEI gathered local government organizations to form the Local Government Climate Roadmap 2007–2009—the ...
( Category: Environmental Policy July 2,2014 )
epub |eng | 2013-06-02 | Author:Bill Powers, Art Berman [Powers, Bill; Berman, Art]

FIGURE 18.03. Japan Liquefied Natural Gas Import Price Chart.29 While the high South American prices can be partially explained by winter weather in the Southern Hemisphere, there is little doubt ...
( Category: Natural Gas June 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2013-02-28 | Author:Frank Harris & Ronald McCaffer [Harris, Frank]

Differences Between Contractors’ Behaviour Patterns Column 5 in Table 10.1 indicates that some contractors have more low bids than is normally expected and some have more high bids. It also ...
( Category: Design & Construction June 6,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-14 | Author:Martenson, Chris [Martenson, Chris]

Figure 16.8 indicates that even a historically modest 4 percent rate of global growth would require an advance from the 84.4 mbd (million barrels per day) in 2009 to 89.1 ...
( Category: Environmental Economics May 22,2014 )
epub |eng | 2010-06-23 | Author:Paul Greenberg

With fish, though, hope must always be put in context. Around the time of the North American cod crises and the passage of the Sustainable Fisheries Act, Daniel Pauly, known ...
( Category: Fisheries & Aquaculture April 19,2014 )
epub |eng | 2013-04-14 | Author:The Worldwatch Institute [The Worldwatch Institute]

Melissa Leach is a social anthropologist and Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom. She directs the ESRC STEPS (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways ...
( Category: Environmental Science April 12,2014 )
epub | | 2013-06-30 | Author:A Village to Reinvent the World

~ “pepe GOMEZ wants to meet you,” guillermo perry told paolo Lugari. “Who’s Pepe Gomez?” asked Paolo. They were chatting after a meet­ing in Bogota of the Institute Geografico Agustin ...
( Category: Colombia March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-10 | Author:Vaclav Smil

4.6 Life-Cycle Assessments Quantifications of energies embedded in materials are useful and revealing companions to standard analyses of material flows using mass or value. But a brief reflection shows that ...
( Category: Environmental Economics March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-25 | Author:Annie Leonard

The New Economics Foundation, the think tank that produces the annual Happy Planet Index, explains that “it is possible to live long, happy lives with a much smaller ecological footprint ...
( Category: Environmental Economics March 26,2014 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2012-05-28 | Author:Pearce, Fred [Pearce, Fred]

Eka Tjipta Widjaja was born Oei Ek Tjhong. He emigrated from China to Sulawesi in Indonesia with his family at the age of nine. He started in business selling cookies ...
( Category: Systems & Planning March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-04-19 | Author:Edward Humes [Humes, Edward]

TRASHY DELUSIONS From a Garbage Project study for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, on the Lean Cuisine syndrome (how people overestimate and underestimate their consumption of certain foods based on ...
( Category: Waste Management March 26,2014 )