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Examples of Eco-Friendly Glass Countertops

Green Furniture Home Design

There are a lot of pros to using glass – some of which you may not even realize!  Glass

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Examples of Cool Office Wall Art

Green Furniture Home Design

Life in a dull drab cubicle at work is certainly very boring. boring cubicle leads to less efficient work day. Envision your wall in the work space.

The Most Beautiful Example of Unconditional Love. {Video}

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“When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.” ? unconditional love

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Daily Demand and Supply: Classic Example of Competition--Oil?

Environmental Economics

For 27 years in my graduate energy seminar, I’ve struggled to convince bright master’s and PhD students that oil prices might actually result from competition rather than a price-fixing conspiracy of oil companies and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cartel. But this year, my task was easier.

"Follow the Plastic Bag Example, Nudge Polluters to Pay"

Environmental Economics

Gernot Wagner (cross-posted from EDF Voices ): Nudge is the best kind of book. But one area in which Nudge comes up short is global warming.

Daily Demand and Supply: A tax example

Environmental Economics

Here's a good example : Customers at most stores in Baltimore would have to pay 10 cents for almost every bag they accept — whether paper or plastic — under legislation headed to the City Council for a vote next week. Roughly 100 communities nationally, including Washington, D.C., And if you're one of the many who think "Pffft, $.10

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5 Examples of Meaningful Travel. ~ Amy Angelilli

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I like to travel responsibly and I support sustainable travel. I’m also a fan of voluntourism and educational travel.

Ben Affleck Sets Charitable Example For Kids

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His third child with wife Jennifer Garner is expected to arrive within weeks and Ben Affleck has set some charitable goals for all his little ones. Read More. Causes News People Top News ben affleck

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A good example of why we need ecosystem services valuation

Environmental Economics

Off-shore windfarms versus rare birds.who should win

An example where benefit-cost analysis may have mattered

Environmental Economics

illustrates the new calculus on political and policy shifts as the White House sharpens its focus on the president’s re-election. estimates. Jackson.

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An cautionary example of why policies (good or bad) are difficult to remove once implemented

Environmental Economics

The hikes will affect about 20 percent of the 5.5 via news.yahoo.com.   Don't get me wrong.  We economists do have feelings.  

AMERICAN ECOVILLAGES? THEY EXIST AND HERE’S 5 EXCITING EXAMPLES

Green (Living) Review

Have you ever thought about getting away from it all and moving to an ecovillage? What’s an ecovillage you ask? Read more here

Feeling Guilty? 7 Examples of Misplaced Guilt.

Elephant Journal

It’s nice to know that I am not the only one who feels guilty for things I''ve never done.

An example of where blogging and research are complements

Environmental Economics

Joshua Gans: The other day, Paul Krugman wrote about the reduced relevance of formal academic publication given the nature of web distribution and discourse. It just so happens that today marks the completion of a personal story of mine that illustrates how blog discussion can lead to published academic research. and Groves, V. Abstract.

Env-Econ 101 Example of the Day: Externalities

Environmental Economics

Male mice who are exposed in the womb to bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical compound found in some hard plastics and can linings, appear to be less masculine and less attractive to females once they mature, raising the possibility that the controversial chemical could subtly affect boys in similar ways. via www.cnn.com.

‘Vampire Diaries’ Star Nina Dobrev: Vegetarian Fail or Good Example?

Eccorazzi

Sadly, those few months were as long as Dobrev’s vegetarian effort would go. We’re glad too, Nina…but don’t give up yet!

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Agroecology is Working – But We Need Examples to Inspire Others

Green (Living) Review

Using the wrong measure of success is certain to lead to the wrong solutions being adopted. Food systems are no different. Read more here.

Pictorial Example of the Day: Outlier

Environmental Economics

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A Different Example of Love. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Literary Journal Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) change different example example of love family For Children happiness health wellness leaving love poem poetry relationships stayingHow do we know when it’s over? When it’s done—when we can no longer pretend?

Stats example of the day

Environmental Economics

» March 07, 2011 Stats example of the day Ohio State, a team that entered the day shooting the 3-pointer at 40.5 Tradeable permits? blog).

Great Examples of Rustic Wall Art

Green Furniture Home Design

There are many ways that a person can decorate the home using rustic wall art. These can also be found in stickers.

Classroom Coase Example of the Day

Environmental Economics

Brian Gardner saw the pointy green shoots sneaking into his yard from the neighbor’s. He’ll take care of them when he returns from Florida, he told himself. Two weeks later, he came home to Park Boulevard in Worthington to find a stand of bamboo 10 feet high on his side of the fence. “It grows a foot a day,” Gardner said. via www.dispatch.com.

A nutty demand and supply example

Environmental Economics

Groan, I know, but use this one if you are tired of those Florida freeze examples: A rare collision of ill-timed rain, marauding animals and a growing love affair between the Chinese middle class and the pecan has resulted in the worst pecan supply in recent memory. As a result, grocery store prices are up by about 30 percent.

A 'comical' example of the potential impacts of climate change

Environmental Economics

Was Syria's civil war sparked by climate change?    Some think so. HT: David Zetland via FB

Just two more examples of animal rights protests that hurt women

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And to no ones surprise, woman are the subjects of abuse once again. This weekend, two protests in two very different areas sparked online debate.

Examples of Modern and Sexy Four-Poster Canopy Beds

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Be sure to check out way more pictures and examples by clicking the button! Check it out here! Canopy Beds four poster beds modern canopy beds

Vaccinations: A classic externality example with new support

Environmental Economics

When I begin to discuss externalities in my Principles of Economics and my Environmental Economics classes, I usually use vaccinations as an example of a positive consumption externality. So by having your child vaccinated you provide external benefits that don''t enter your own cost/benefit calculation. Enjoy

An example of why environmental valuation is needed

Environmental Economics

This is an example of why environmentalists and efficiency advocates should think that environmental valuation is needed. The headline says "mountaintop removal for coal hurts water quality and harms fish." Well, we knew that. It sounds like perhaps more of the same.”. Every aspect of the operation is analyzed.”.  

Examples of Romantic and Sexy Bedrooms

Green Furniture Home Design

With the wide variety of room designs many have opted for romantic design styles.

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Gorgeous Examples of Zen Home Design

Green Furniture Home Design

Design. home is one’s paradise. Zen home design combines architecture and therapeutic design to promote tranquility. Colors. Nature.

Examples of Ambient, Task and Accent Lighting

Green Furniture Home Design

One lighting fixture is not sufficient for any room. Ambient lighting includes recessed or ceiling mount lighting.

Daily Demand and Supply: A simple example

Environmental Economics

"Corn is a major input for retail food," he said. "Corn is used to make feed for all the animals in our food supply chain. As this drought reduces the harvest of corn, that would drive up the price of feed for animals and then in turn meat products." via news.blogs.cnn.com.

Reactionary Policy Example of the Day

Environmental Economics

The first legislation has been proposed to ban private ownership of exotic animals in the wake of Tuesday’s release of 56 animals in Zanesville. At the same time, an online petition started by an Ohio University student calling for the ban of exotic animal ownership in Ohio has racked up more than 43,000 signatures in less than 48 hours. State Rep.

Is that Fat, Happy Guy the Buddha?

Elephant Journal

Is the statue pictured above the Buddha? He’s really not. But I do like him. This is Hotei. He is a Bodhisattva that represents contentment.

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Daily Demand and Supply: An easy example

Environmental Economics

Hot weather means increased demand for air conditioning which means increased demand for electricity which means a demand shift which means higher prices. That's it. With record-breaking demand came record-breaking prices. Prices for Thursday power topped $400 per megawatt hour, the highest in at least a decade. via www.reuters.com.

The 30-Year-Old Sweatshirt: Why Fashion should be Made to Last.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) fast fashion is not eco or moral fighting back serve as example sustainable fashionIt’s not a crime to wear the same outfit time after time. The millions who slave […].

An example of the dangers of an unregulated extractive monopoly

Environmental Economics

From the New York Times : For seven decades, Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned oil monopoly and a mainstay of the government’s revenue, regulated itself — which is a polite way of saying it could do pretty much as it pleased. The Mexican government relies on Pemex oil revenue from wells like these in Veracruz for as much as 40 percent of its budget.

An example of existence (i.e., non-use, passive use) value

Environmental Economics

They found a pair of bald eagles near the site of a new Ohio River bridge east of Louisville: Among the measures being considered is avoiding tree removal in the immediate vicinity at any time, and protecting a wider area during the nesting season, [Kate Heyden, a biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife] said.

Daily Demand and Supply: Everything you could ever want in one example

Environmental Economics

said last week, though he was unsure what action his panel would take. Refiners and the ethanol industry disagree about the cause of the price spike.

A Mother is a Feeling.

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