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Sustainability Education In Primary And Secondary Schools: Great Needs And Possible Solutions, Allison Watson 2017 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Sustainability Education In Primary And Secondary Schools: Great Needs And Possible Solutions, Allison Watson

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Review Of: Social Trust And The Management Of Risk (George Cvetkovich & Ragnar E. Loftstedt, Eds.), Mahua Roy Chowdhury 2017 University of New Hampshire

Review Of: Social Trust And The Management Of Risk (George Cvetkovich & Ragnar E. Loftstedt, Eds.), Mahua Roy Chowdhury

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Review of the book: Social Trust and the Management of Risk (George Cvetkovich & Ragnar E. Lofstedt, eds., Earthscan Publications Ltd. 1999). Tables, Figures, and Boxes, Acronyms and Abbreviations, Forward, Preface, Introduction, References, Index. ISBN 1-85383-604-4 [196 pp. $25.00. Paperback, 120 Pentonville Road, London, NI 9JN UK].


Review Of: Eckard Kämper, Decision Making Under Risk In Organisations: The Case Of German Waste Management, Jeremy S. Cleverly 2017 University of New Hampshire

Review Of: Eckard Kämper, Decision Making Under Risk In Organisations: The Case Of German Waste Management, Jeremy S. Cleverly

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Review of the book: Eckard K-Kämper, Decision Making Under Risk in Organisations: The Case of German Waste Management (Ashgate Publishing Co. 2000). Preface, Acknowledgements, Bibliography. ISBN 0-7546-1434-4 [183 pp. $69.95. Hardbound, 131 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401- 5600].


Journalists' Views Of The Environment: Issues And Challenges, Bernadette West, Jane Lewis, Michael Greenberg 2017 University of New Hampshire

Journalists' Views Of The Environment: Issues And Challenges, Bernadette West, Jane Lewis, Michael Greenberg

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

In advocating the use of an environmental handbook for journalists, the authors report on a survey of reporters and editors regarding salient environmental issues in different regions of the United States and e emphasis placed on environmental reporting in newsrooms.


Public Reaction To Mandated Language For U.S. Drinking Water Quality Reports, Branden B. Johnson 2017 University of New Hampshire

Public Reaction To Mandated Language For U.S. Drinking Water Quality Reports, Branden B. Johnson

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

The author discusses results of a survey evaluating the mandated language for United States drinking water quality reports.


Cultivating An Alternative Paradigm In Urban Areas To Achieve Greater Food Certainty In The United States, Owen Beatty 2017 Johnson & Wales University

Cultivating An Alternative Paradigm In Urban Areas To Achieve Greater Food Certainty In The United States, Owen Beatty

Honors Theses – Charlotte Campus

No abstract provided.


Environmentally Friendly Industries: An Examination Of Ecotourism As The Solution To The Environmental Degradation Caused By The International Tourism Industry, Whitney Michael 2017 Johnson & Wales University

Environmentally Friendly Industries: An Examination Of Ecotourism As The Solution To The Environmental Degradation Caused By The International Tourism Industry, Whitney Michael

Honors Theses – Charlotte Campus

The increasing visibility of ecological alterations due to global climate change have required high-impact industries to reexamine their environmental impact. Transnational organizations such as the United Nations have identified the current management practices of the international tourism industry as a significant contributing factor to global warming. The high volume implications of the large-scale establishments necessary to lodging facilities in the tourism trade are responsible for damages such as resource depletion and pollution. Existing levels of environmental impact show irreparable and imminent damage to the world environment if current methods of the industry are allowed to continue.

New trends in consumer ...


Murray Energy Corporation V. Mccarthy, Sarah M. Danno 2017 University of Montana School of Law

Murray Energy Corporation V. Mccarthy, Sarah M. Danno

Public Land and Resources Law Review

Holding that the widespread effects of environmental regulation on the coal industry constituted sufficient importance, the Northern District of West Virginia ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct analysis on employment loss and plant reduction resulting from regulatory effects. In admonishing the EPA’s inaction, the court ruled that the Agency had a non-discretionary duty to evaluate employment and plant reduction. Furthermore, the court held that the EPA’s attempt to put forth general reports in place of required evaluations was an invalid attempt to circumvent its statutory duty.


Review Of: Amer Ei-Ahraf Et Al., The Impact Of Public Policy On Environmental Quality And Health: The Case Of Land Use Management And Planning, Jason J. Carrier 2017 University of New Hampshire

Review Of: Amer Ei-Ahraf Et Al., The Impact Of Public Policy On Environmental Quality And Health: The Case Of Land Use Management And Planning, Jason J. Carrier

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Review of the book The Impact of Public Policy on Environmental Quality and Health: The Case of Land Use Management and Planning by Amer El-Ahraf et al., (Quorum Books 1999). Acknowledgments, introduction, appendixes, selected bibliography, index. ISBN 1-56720-065-6 [181 pp. $59.95. Hardbound, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881].


Utility Customers' Views Of The Consumer Confidence Report Of Drinking Water Quality, Branden B. Johnson 2017 University of New Hampshire

Utility Customers' Views Of The Consumer Confidence Report Of Drinking Water Quality, Branden B. Johnson

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

The author evaluates consumer understanding of water quality reports provided to them by their drinking water utility under the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1996.


Risk Assessments For Chemical Stockpile Incinerators: Is The Supporting Guidance Adequate, Lawrence V. Tannenbaum 2017 University of New Hampshire

Risk Assessments For Chemical Stockpile Incinerators: Is The Supporting Guidance Adequate, Lawrence V. Tannenbaum

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

The author identifies potential deficiencies in guidance used in the United States for risk assessments of chemical weapons incinerators.


Advancement Of A Soil Parameters Geodatabase For The Modeling Assessment Of Conservation Practice Outcomes In The United States, Mauro Di Luzio, Mike J. White, Jeffrey G. Arnold, Jimmy R. Williams, James R. Kinary 2017 Blackland Research Center, Texas A&M AgriLife Research

Advancement Of A Soil Parameters Geodatabase For The Modeling Assessment Of Conservation Practice Outcomes In The United States, Mauro Di Luzio, Mike J. White, Jeffrey G. Arnold, Jimmy R. Williams, James R. Kinary

International Journal of Geospatial and Environmental Research

US-ModSoilParms-TEMPLE is a database composed of a set of geographic databases functionally storing soil-spatial units and soil hydraulic, physical, and chemical parameters for three agriculture management simulation models, SWAT, APEX, and ALMANAC. This paper introduces the updated US-ModSoilParms-TEMPLE, which covers the entire United States and is organized as a framework of 22 nested and hydrologically-ordered regional geographic databases with internal spatial segmentation drainage-defined at a conveniently manageable tile (Watershed Boundary Dataset’s, WBD, 8-digit Subbasin) level. Spatial features are stored in multiple formats (raster and vector) and resolutions (10-meter and 30-meter), while being in direct relationship with the table of ...


Roosevelt, Naturally, Duane G. Jundt 2017 Northwestern College - Orange City

Roosevelt, Naturally, Duane G. Jundt

Northwestern Review

This essay examines the outpouring of works on Theodore Roosevelt the conservationist and hunter since the publication of Douglas Brinkley’s The Wilderness Warrior in 2009. It provides brief reviews of several books, including children’s books, and an episode of a television documentary series. It also looks at two museum exhibitions and a play that deal with Roosevelt and conservation. The essay emphasizes the centrality that many of the works give to the connection between Roosevelt’s environmental ethos and his hunting. Under review are Douglas Brinkley, The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America; R.L ...


An 8-Zone Iso-Ne Test System With Physically-Based Wind Power, Wanning Li, Leigh Tesfatsion 2017 Iowa State University

An 8-Zone Iso-Ne Test System With Physically-Based Wind Power, Wanning Li, Leigh Tesfatsion

Economics Working Papers

This study extends the agent-based 8-Zone ISO-NE Test System to include wind turbine agents, each characterized by location, physical type, and an output curve mapping local wind speed into wind power output. Increases in wind power penetration (WPP) are modeled as build-outs of investment queues for planned wind turbine installations. The extended system is used to study the effects of increasing WPP under both stochastic and deterministic day-ahead market (DAM) formulations for security-constrained unit commitment (SCUC).

For each tested WPP, the expected cost saving resulting from a switch from deterministic to stochastic DAM SCUC is found to display a U-shaped ...


Concluding Remarks, Craig Eason 2017 Fathom Maritime Intelligence

Concluding Remarks, Craig Eason

MARENER 2017

No abstract provided.


Compliant Strategy For Shipowners: A Decision Framework For Air Emission Reduction Measures, Fabio Ballini Dr., Aditya Srivastava, Aykut Ölcer Dr. 2017 World Maritime University

Compliant Strategy For Shipowners: A Decision Framework For Air Emission Reduction Measures, Fabio Ballini Dr., Aditya Srivastava, Aykut Ölcer Dr.

MARENER 2017

The main aim of the paper is to develop a decision framework for ship owners to comply with the emission reduction regulations. Various measures available to ship owners will be analysed. This paper will discuss the need of Carbon Tax or Market Based Measures in the maritime market. A comparison between the market-based measures, operational measures, carbon tax and abatement measures for averting air emissions of carbon equivalent will be made.

An overview of air emissions caused by the shipping sector will be given along with the methods to keep records of air emissions. There are no uniform standardised methods ...


Innovation For Low Carbon Shipping: An Innovation System In The Making, Jonathan Köhler 2017 Fraunhofer ISI

Innovation For Low Carbon Shipping: An Innovation System In The Making, Jonathan Köhler

MARENER 2017

This paper uses an analysis of stakeholders in the shipping industry to assess the potential for low carbon ships to enter trades such as tankers and bulkers and to trigger a sustainability transition in maritime transport. An innovation system must perform innovation functions: development, entrepreneurship, deployment of resources and legitimation successfully in order to develop. The developments in LNG are compared to wind assistance technologies and an assessment of possible transitions pathways made. LNG is devloping an effective innovation system. LNG ships are being build and classed and are now in operation. However, infrastructure is still limited an the technology ...


Comparing The Epa Indoor Air Quality Personal Computer Model And Field Data, Arash Behravesh, Wilbur A. Spaul 2017 University of New Hampshire

Comparing The Epa Indoor Air Quality Personal Computer Model And Field Data, Arash Behravesh, Wilbur A. Spaul

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

The authors recommend caution in using an EPA model for reconstructing past exposure events as well as for predicting future exposures.


From Discounting To Incorporating Decisions' Long-Term Impacts, Elizabeth Atherton 2017 University of New Hampshire

From Discounting To Incorporating Decisions' Long-Term Impacts, Elizabeth Atherton

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Ms. Atherton urges a different approach to valuing the impact of present day decisions on future generations.


The Precautionary Principle In Australia: Policy, Law & Potential Precautionary Eias, Warwick Gullett 2017 University of New Hampshire

The Precautionary Principle In Australia: Policy, Law & Potential Precautionary Eias, Warwick Gullett

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Dr. Gullet argues that environmental impact assessments are a logical vehicle for factoring the precautionary principle into large-project-approval processes.


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