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The Economics of Climate Change Policies

by Springer

The protection of the earth's atmosphere requires substantial efforts to reduce CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions. In order to meet these targets, governments have started to implement climate policies which include informational measures such as demonstration programmes as well as economic instruments such as energy or emission taxes, ...;

Benefits and Potential Risks of the Lactoperoxidase System of Raw Milk Preservation. Report of an FAO/WHO technical meeting. FAO headquarters, Rome, 2

by Earthprint Ltd

Lactoperoxidase is an enzyme that is naturally present in milk. The activation of the lactoperoxidase in the presence of hydrogen peroxide and thiocyanate, both of which are naturally present in milk, has a bacteriostatic effect on raw milk and effectively extends the shelf life of raw milk for 7-8 hours under ambient temperatures of around 30ºC ...;

Green Skies Thinking: Promoting The Development And Commercialisation Of Sustainable Bio-Jet Fuels

by Policy Exchange

Our report recommends the wide-scale deployment of sustainable bio-jet fuels which would result in emission reductions worth £37.41 billion in the UK between 2020 and 2050, as well as making a significant contribution to meeting the UK’s 2050 emission reduction target. We also set out how the UK can become a world leader in this important suite of ...;

Global Energy Strategies

by Springer

The Potential for Non-Fossil Fuel Energy Sources: Solar Power; A. Polansky. Wind Technology After a Decade of Development; R. Swisher. The Potential for Reducing Carbon Emissions through Efficiency: The Transportation Sector; S. Plotkin. The Potential for Reducing Carbon Emissions through Efficiency in Industrial Processes; M. Ross. U.S. ...;

Global Warming and Energy Policy

by Springer

This volume, proceedings of a symposium on global warming and energy policy, explores two major environmental concerns that arise from fuel use: the prospect that the globe will become warmer as a result of emissions of carbon dioxide, and the effect upon health of the fine particles emitted as combustion products. In regards to the former, ...;

Climate Change 2007 - The Physical Science Basis - Paperback

by Earthprint Ltd

The Climate Change 2007 volumes of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provide the most comprehensive and balanced assessment of climate change available. This IPCC Working Group I report brings us completely up-to-date on the full range of scientific aspects of climate change. Written by the ...;

2002 Report of the Aerosols, Sterilants, Miscellaneous Uses and Carbon Tetrachloride Technical Options Committee ( ATOC)

by Earthprint Ltd

In 1981, in response to the growing scientific consensus that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and halons would deplete the ozone layer, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) began negotiations to develop multilateral protectionof the ozone layer. These negotiations resulted in the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer, ...;

Organic Bromine and Iodine Compounds

by Springer

This volume addresses a broad spectrum of the environmental issues surrounding organic bromine and iodine compounds. It covers their partition among the environmental compartments and the potential for their long-range dissemination. The important issue of their atmospheric chemistry is discussed in detail in the context of ozone depletion and ...;

Buildings and Climate Change, Status Challenges and Opportunities

by Earthprint Ltd

The building sector contributes up to 40% of greenhouse gas emissions, mostly from energy use during the life time of buildings. Identifying opportunities to reduce these emissions has become a priority in the global effort to reduce climate change. 'Buildings and Climate Change'provides an overview of current knowledge about greenhouse gas ...;

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Tourism Sector Frameworks, Tools and Practices

by Earthprint Ltd

With its close connections to the environment and climate itself, tourism is considered to be a vulnerable and highly climate-sensitive economic sector, similar to agriculture, insurance, energy and transportation. At the same time, tourism is a contributor to Greenhouse Gas (GHG emissions, including emissions from transport, accomodation and ...;

The 21st Century Environmental Revolution: A Comprehensive Strategy for Conservation, Global Warming, and the Environment / The Fourth Wave

by Waves of the Future

This book looks at comprehensive and large-scale strategies for global warming, conservation, and the environment. It argues that current efforts are not enough and that such approaches are our best hope of success.;

Climate, biodiversity, and forests : issues and opportunities emerging from the Kyoto protocol

by Earthprint Ltd

This report is a result of collaboration between WRI and IUCN examining why the role of forests and land-use change under the Kyoto Protocol remains controversial, and attempts to clarify and separate the issues. It concludes with recommendations that will help ensure decisions are taken by the Conference of the Parties lead to t he best possible ...;

The Hadley Circulation: Present, Past and Future

by Springer

The Hadley and Walker Circulations are fundamental regulators of the Earth’s energy budget. Although the Hadley Circulation is a well-known concept, surprisingly little attention has been paid to understanding both short and long-term variability of the system. This book reviews current knowledge of Hadley and Walker circulation dynamics and their ...;

Global Mapping of Human Settlement: Experiences, Data Sets and Prospects

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

The use of remote sensors for human settlement mapping and monitoring holds great promise for numerous fields of study, including urban planning and global environmental change and sustainability. While the potential for this technology is difficult to measure, achieving useful results at a regional or global level is but a recent accomplishment. ...;

Climate Change 2007 - Mitigation of Climate Change

by Cambridge University Press

The Climate Change 2007 volumes of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provide the most comprehensive and balanced assessment of climate change available. This IPCC Working Group III volume is a state-of-the-art assessment of the scientific, technical, environmental, economic, and social aspects of ...;

Coastal Conservation and Management

by Springer

Coastal Conservation and Management provides the reader with a synthesis of the range and variation of the main coastal formations and includes practical guidance on their management. The book discusses all the main coastal habitats of importance for nature conservation (saltmarsh, shingle, sand dune and seacliff) as well as combinations of these ...;

Global Renewables Report – Market Research

by NRG Expert

This global renewables market research report provides a full overview of all of the renewable energy sources, technologies, and the renewable energy companies that provide them. The report analyses their current stages of development for each renewable energy resource, their advantages and disadvantages and their current and potential ...;

An Immediate Look at the Legal, Governmental, and Economic Ramifications of Global Climate Change Legislation and Litigation

by Thomson Reuters (West)

This product discusses the potential legal, governmental, and economic ramifications of climate change legislation and litigation both at home and abroad. Leading experts discuss the impact of recent events, the U.S. government's response to global warming, and the challenges these situations may present for environmental lawyers and their ...;

Global fishery resources of tuna and tuna-like species (En)

by Earthprint Ltd

Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis paper reviews the state of fishery resources of tuna and tuna-like species on a global scale, focusing on those most important commercially, i.e. the so-called principal market tuna species. These are classified as tropical tunas (skipjack, yellowfin and bigeye) and temperate tunas (albacore and bluefin ...;

Arctic Climate Impact Assessment - Arctic Climate

by Cambridge University Press

The Arctic is now experiencing some of the most rapid and severe climate change on earth. Over the next 100 years, climate change is expected to accelerate, contributing to major physical, ecological, social, and economic changes, many of which have already begun. Changes in arctic climate will also affect the rest of the world through increased ...;

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