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The Debate About The Stern-Review And The Economics Of Climate Change, Michael H.G. Hoffmann 2010 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

The Debate About The Stern-Review And The Economics Of Climate Change, Michael H.G. Hoffmann

Michael H.G. Hoffmann

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Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change And Water, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson 2010 SelectedWorks

Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change And Water, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

The World Economic Forum recognizes that while restrictions on energy affect water systems and vice versa, energy and water policy are rarely coordinated. The International Panel on Climate Change predicts that wet places will become wetter and dry places will become dryer. Transboundary water, energy and climate coordination can occur through international consensus building.


Benefit-Cost Analysis Of Environmental Projects: A Plethora Of Systematic Biases, PHILIP E. GRAVES 2010 University of Colorado at Boulder

Benefit-Cost Analysis Of Environmental Projects: A Plethora Of Systematic Biases, Philip E. Graves

PHILIP E GRAVES

There are many reasons to suspect that benefit-cost analysis applied to environmental policies will result in policy decisions that will reject those environmental policies. The important question, of course, is whether those rejections are based on proper science. The present paper explores sources of bias in the methods used to evaluate environmental policy in the United States, although most of the arguments translate immediately to decision-making in other countries. There are some “big picture” considerations that have gone unrecognized, and there are numerous more minor, yet cumulatively important, technical details that point to potentially large biases against acceptance on benefit-cost ...


The Evolution Of Natural Resources Law And Policy, Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Sarah F. Bates 2010 University of Colorado Law School

The Evolution Of Natural Resources Law And Policy, Lawrence J. Macdonnell, Sarah F. Bates

Books, Reports, and Studies

This digital resource contains only an abstract, cover image and table of contents information from the published book.

Print copy of book is available in the University of Colorado’s Wise Law Library: http://lawpac.colorado.edu/record=b444104~S0

Contents: Introduction / Bruce Babbitt -- PART I : REFLECTIONS ON NATURAL RESOURCES LAW AND POLICY: Historical evolution and future of natural resources law and policy / Sally Fairfax, Helen M. Ingram, Leigh Raymond -- Ethical perspectives on resources law and policy : global warming and our common future / Sarah Krakoff -- Why care about the polar bear? : economic analysis of natural resources law and policy / Lisa ...


Green Initiatives, Paul Andricopulos, Ned Thomas 2010 City of Henderson, Nevada

Green Initiatives, Paul Andricopulos, Ned Thomas

Publications (E)

City practices incorporating energy conservation methods.


What Is The Taxonomic Identity Of Minnesota Wolves?, L. David Mech 2010 USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

What Is The Taxonomic Identity Of Minnesota Wolves?, L. David Mech

USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

The taxonomic identity of the historical and current wolf (Canis lupus L., 1758 or Canis lycaon Schreber, 1775 or their hybrids) population in Minnesota (MN) and the Great Lakes region has been, and continues to be, controversial. So too does its legal status under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. This review summarizes the morphological and genetic information about that population and concludes that historically the MN population consisted of a gray wolf (C. lupus) in the west and an eastern type (Canis lupus lycaon or C. lycaon) in the east with intergrades or hybrids between the two in most ...


Sustainability Booklet, Paul Andricopulos, Ned Thomas 2010 City of Henderson, Nevada

Sustainability Booklet, Paul Andricopulos, Ned Thomas

Publications (SD)

An online booklet highlighting the responsible efforts being made by the City of Henderson to foster a sustainable community.


Traditional Knowledge, Sustainable Forest Management, And Ethical Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples: An Aboriginal Scholar’S Perspective, Deborah McGregor 2010 Western University

Traditional Knowledge, Sustainable Forest Management, And Ethical Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples: An Aboriginal Scholar’S Perspective, Deborah Mcgregor

Aboriginal Policy Research Consortium International (APRCi)

No abstract provided.


Aboriginal Health And Well-Being: The Paradox Of Globalization, Robert Rattle 2010 Western University

Aboriginal Health And Well-Being: The Paradox Of Globalization, Robert Rattle

Aboriginal Policy Research Consortium International (APRCi)

No abstract provided.


Health Risk Of The Walpole Island First Nation Community From Exposure To Environmental Contaminants: A Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership, D. Jacobs, D. White, N.C. Williams, R. Williams, J.R. Bend, Corbett R. Darnell, C.P. Herbert, J. Hill, G. Koren, M.J. Rieder, K. Schoeman, C.V. Stephens, C.G. Trick, Van Uum 2010 Western University

Health Risk Of The Walpole Island First Nation Community From Exposure To Environmental Contaminants: A Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership, D. Jacobs, D. White, N.C. Williams, R. Williams, J.R. Bend, Corbett R. Darnell, C.P. Herbert, J. Hill, G. Koren, M.J. Rieder, K. Schoeman, C.V. Stephens, C.G. Trick, Van Uum

Aboriginal Policy Research Consortium International (APRCi)

No abstract provided.


Prolonged Intensive Dominance Behavior Between Gray Wolves, Canis Lupus, L. David Mech, H. Dean Cluff 2010 USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Prolonged Intensive Dominance Behavior Between Gray Wolves, Canis Lupus, L. David Mech, H. Dean Cluff

USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Dominance is one of the most pervasive and important behaviors among wolves in a pack, yet its significance in free-ranging packs has been little studied. Insights into a behavior can often be gained by examining unusual examples of it. In the High Arctic near Eureka, Nunavut, Canada, we videotaped and described an unusually prolonged and intensive behavioral bout between an adult male Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) and a male member of his pack, thought to be a maturing son.With tail raised, the adult approached a male pack mate about 50 m from us and pinned and straddled this packmate ...


Red Rocks, Tom Grillo, John Sipple, Ethan Weitzman 2010 University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Red Rocks, Tom Grillo, John Sipple, Ethan Weitzman

Student Environmental Law Films/Golden Tree Films

This film explores the background and issues surrounding Senate bill 799 - A bill to designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States.


Polycentrism And Flux In Spatialized Management: Evidence From Maine's Lobster (Homarus Americanus) Fishery, Jennifer F. Brewer 2010 University of New Hampshire, Durham

Polycentrism And Flux In Spatialized Management: Evidence From Maine's Lobster (Homarus Americanus) Fishery, Jennifer F. Brewer

Geography Scholarship

Spatial approaches to fisheries management hold great promise but require continued conceptual and policy development. Polycentrism and flux emerge as useful concepts, drawing lessons from more customary, informal resourceuse patterns to produce more innovative “spatialized” policies within existing governance architectures. Empirical evidence from Maine shows that pioneering efforts have been limited by the single-species focus of conventional management hierarchies. As entry limits have consolidated the fishing fleet and eliminated flexible, diversified, and adaptive business strategies, cross-species and habitat externalities have become problematic. State lobster (Homarus americanus Milne- Edwards, 1837) comanagement zones have achieved some successes, including trap limits and improved ...


Managing The National Forests Through Place-Based Legislation, Martin Nie, Michael Fiebig 2010 University of Montana - Missoula

Managing The National Forests Through Place-Based Legislation, Martin Nie, Michael Fiebig

Society and Conservation Faculty Publications

The resolution of multiple use conflicts through place-based (national forest-specific) legislation has recently received increased interest. Most of these proposals combine wilderness designation, restoration objectives, economic development, funding arrangements, and other provisions, in a conservation package to be considered by Congress. Interest in the place-based legislative approach is precipitated by numerous factors, including perceptions of agency gridlock, problems related to forest planning, unresolved roadless and wilderness issues, and the embrace of collaboration. Though the national forests have a more unified governing framework than other federal land systems, the U.S. Forest Service has implemented place-based legislation in a few cases ...


Market Impact Of Domestic Offset Programs, Tristan R. Brown, Amani E. Elobeid, Jerome R. F. Dumortier, Dermot J. Hayes 2010 Iowa State University

Market Impact Of Domestic Offset Programs, Tristan R. Brown, Amani E. Elobeid, Jerome R. F. Dumortier, Dermot J. Hayes

CARD Working Papers

Three recent reports have estimated the market impacts of domestic offset programs, including afforestation, contained in the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES). The magnitude of these estimated impacts motivates this study. We show that with carbon prices as low as $30 per metric ton, a significant number of U.S. crop acres would be used to grow trees and this would cause price increases for some U.S. commodities. Although we present only one carbon price scenario, the modeling approach that we use suggests that the acreage and price impacts we describe here would increase at higher carbon ...


Diy Media: Movement Perspectives On Critical Moments, Produced By Mark Read. A Dvd Series From Deep Dish Tv (1988-2010), Martin Wallace 2010 University of Maine - Main

Diy Media: Movement Perspectives On Critical Moments, Produced By Mark Read. A Dvd Series From Deep Dish Tv (1988-2010), Martin Wallace

Library Staff Publications

This is part one of a two-part review of the DVD Series DIY Media: Movement Perspectives on Critical Moments, produced by Mark Read. This part of the review covers the following parts of the video series: Expression = Life – ACT UP, Video, and the AIDS Crisis; Many Yeses, One No – Confronting Corporate Globalization; and Resistencia Y Solidaridad – El Salvador, Colombia, and the U.S. Solidarity Movement. Both the technical quality of the series and its content are reviewed. The second part of this review, covering other parts of the series, was written by another reviewer and is not included here.


Niobrara National Scenic River Condition Assessment, Sunil Narumalani, Gary D. Willson, Christine K. Lockert, Paul B. T. Merani 2010 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Niobrara National Scenic River Condition Assessment, Sunil Narumalani, Gary D. Willson, Christine K. Lockert, Paul B. T. Merani

U.S. National Park Service Publications and Papers

Executive Summary

Niobrara National Scenic River spans a 122-km (76-mile) long reach of the Niobrara River in rural, north-central Nebraska. The scenic river encompasses 9,338 ha (23,074 acres) of land and water, all of which is in private ownership, except for about 320 ha (790 acres). Because the scenic river does not own land, it achieves management goals by coordinating and collaborating with federal, state, and local jurisdictions and private landowners.

The central Niobrara River Valley is often referred to as a “biological crossroads” with plant and animal species representative of northern boreal forest, eastern deciduous forest, rocky ...


Wind Power In Nevada, Hamedah Dhalai 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Wind Power In Nevada, Hamedah Dhalai

Brookings Mountain West Publications

This bibliography compiles scholarly information and new reports on the topic of wind power in Nevada. As a senior at UNLV majoring in both Economics and French, I began this project in June 2010 in consultation with William E. Brown, Jr., director of planning and communications at Brookings Mountain West. This research topic interests me greatly, and I believe that expanded research and commercial development of alternative energy, including wind power, is essential to the growth and development of Nevada. My service as a Student Ambassador in the College of Business, a position that allows me to represent UNLV to ...


Building A Resilient Coast. Climate Variability And Coastal Community Resilience: Developing And Testing A National Model Of State-Based Outreach, Susan K. White, Kristen Grant, Kathleen Leyden, Esperanza Stancioff 2010 University of Maine

Building A Resilient Coast. Climate Variability And Coastal Community Resilience: Developing And Testing A National Model Of State-Based Outreach, Susan K. White, Kristen Grant, Kathleen Leyden, Esperanza Stancioff

Maine Sea Grant Publications

The Maine Sea Grant College Program, in partnership with the Oregon Sea Grant College Program, conducted a two-year NOAA-funded project: 1) to explore how climate variability and coastal hazards may be affecting our coastal regions and how these relate to coastal development in the two states; 2) to encourage and facilitate collaboration among and between decision makers and coastal property owners to determine and implement appropriate responses to climate variability on short and longer timescales; 3) to discover the barriers that targeted audiences in the states have to taking action to either prepare for or mitigate the effects of climate ...


2010 Piscataqua Region Comprehensive Conservation And Management Plan (Ccmp), Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership 2010 University of New Hampshire

2010 Piscataqua Region Comprehensive Conservation And Management Plan (Ccmp), Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership

PREP Reports & Publications

In the fall of 2010, the Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership (PREP) completed an 18-month effort to understand current and future environmental issues affecting the Region’s estuaries, to establish realistic goals and objectives for the next 10 years, and to create effective action plans to systematically achieve the shared environmental goals of a broad base of Regional stakeholders.

With input from more than 150 individuals, representing 82 organizations, PREP compiled the 2010 Piscataqua Region Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) that lays the foundation for work over the next decade to protect and restore the Region’s estuaries and associated ...


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