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2002 63

Friday* Beer Post: What is wrong with today's utes??

Environmental Economics

Binge drinking among 12- to 20-year-olds has steadily declined since 2002 and is now at the lowest rate in more than a decade, a government study reported today. via www.dispatch.com. Yes, I know today is Thursday. But I'm out tomorrow and I don't feel like setting the delayed post

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What It’s Like to Survive a 100-Foot Climbing Fall

Wend Magazine

In 2002, Craig DeMartino miraculously survived a 100-foot fall after a miscommunication with his climbing partner. Click here to view the embedded video. Watch the video above to hear his story. Via: Matador TV ]. Related posts: Speed Climbing With Ueli Steck. Climber Survives 1,300 Foot Fall. Climbing at 39 Weeks Pregnant

2011 209

Teaching environmental and resource economics: A bibliography

Environmental Economics

4 (2002): 327-332. 3 (2002): 236-253. 4 (2002): 347-356. 3 (2002): 277-290. Alden, Dave. "Experience "Experience with scripted role play in environmental economics." " The Journal of Economic Education 30, no. 2 (1999): 127-132. Anderson, Soren T.,

2020 130

Check out Birding Experiences in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Costa Rican born and raised nature lover, birdwatcher and entrepreneur, working as a Certified Naturalist Guide since 2002. 10,000 Birds is running a series of articles by and about tour guides, tour companies, eco-lodges, and other birding travel organizations.

Let he who has not reused material cast the first stone

Environmental Economics

The journal,  Business Ethics Quarterly , has added an  editorial notice  to a 2002 paper by Jensen, noting its similarity to a  2001 paper  and another  2001 paper. Read the rest here:  Famous Harvard economist reused parts of 2002 paper multiple times, says journal

2018 109

AERE Publication of Enduring Quality Award

Environmental Economics

1 (2002), pp. From the Harvard Press Release: The Publication of Enduring Quality (PEQ) award of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) recognizes works that are of seminal nature and with enduring value in environmental and resource economics. This year, AERE recognized two influential empirical papers on induced innovation in environmental economics: "The Induced Innovation Hypothesis and Energy-Saving Technological Change," by Richard G. Newell, Adam B.

2017 109

Richard Linklater Debuts ‘Veghood’ For PETA


In 2002, the Texan filmmaker began a 12-year commitment Read More The post Richard Linklater Debuts ‘Veghood’ For PETA appeared first on Ecorazzi. With the Academy Awards ceremony just days away, director Richard Linklater, nominated for “Boyhood,” spoofs his flick for a good cause. Eats Film/TV News Top News Vegan Vegetarian richard linklater

2002 75

Coping with the Fear of Flying, by a Buddhist in Training.

Elephant Journal

In 2002 I was a passenger on flight #606 into San Francisco. It was an usually turbulent re-entry. Adventure Meditation airplanes Fear of Flying fears flying meditation travel

Why we Need to Talk about Suicide, Relentlessly.

Elephant Journal

I met Anthony Bourdain in 2002 at a tiny bookstore in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was discussing a mystery novel he’d written prior to A Cook's Tour. A few years, earlier I had. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Anthony Bourdain celebrity death death fear grief Mental Illness speak your truth suicide

2018 67

First Rehabbed and Reintegrated Killer Whale is Now a Mom


In 2002, a killer whale was spotted alone and emaciated in Puget Sound, near Seattle, Washington. Researchers kept a close watch on her, and determined after several months to bring Read More The post First Rehabbed and Reintegrated Killer Whale is Now a Mom appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Science Top News

2002 87

10 Signs you're a Hipster. | elephant journal

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2002 88

Was the Acid Rain Program as successful as we thought?

Environmental Economics

They find cost savings in 2002, with the Acid Rain Program in full swing, of approximately $250 million from trade in emission allowances. The researchers find a greater level of particulate air pollution and associated premature mortality under the Acid Rain Program than under a hypothetical no-trade scenario in which units emitted SO 2 at a rate equal to 2002 allowance allocations plus observed drawdowns of their allowance banks.

2016 122

Two cromulent problems

Environmental Economics

2 (2002): 285-297. From the inbox: I often read your "cromulent" blog and know that you are an expert in CVM. I am working on my master thesis applying CVM to. I plan to use double-bounded dichotomous questions to elicit WTP. I want to ask you whether there is a way to control for incentive incompatibility and starting point bias. If it is available, could you please point me to the guidance material? 

2014 152

"The staggering economic cost of air pollution"

Environmental Economics

In 2002, the damages totaled as high as $175 billion, and the decline in the past decade highlights the success of more stringent emissions regulations on the energy sector while also pointing out the need to continue cracking down. Using an up-to-date model and a set of data acquired from the Environmental Protection Agency on emissions from the energy sector, the researchers set about estimating the monetary damages caused by air pollution from energy production between 2002 and 2011.

Those Republicans are starting to grow on me

Environmental Economics

The limit was increased in 2002 to 12 percent from 6 percent, where it had been since the end of Prohibition in 1933. Ohioans could buy beer with a whopping 18 percent alcohol content under a provision in the state budget proposed yesterday by Senate Republicans. After holding the line on alcohol content in beer for 69 years, lawmakers might be poised to increase it for the second time in a decade.

2011 122

What is the Hummingbird Big Day Record?

10,000 Birds

Nick Athanas, Iain Campbell, Paul Coopmans, and Richard White set the record back in March of 2002 in Ecuador and I can find no record of someone having topped that mark since. Pat O’Donnell over at Costa Rica Living and Birding maps out a potential hummingbird-only big day route that could net the ambitious birder forty species of hummingbird in one day in Costa Rica (and potentially more).

Music Monday: Christmas with the Rat Pack

Wend Magazine

Even if you are a scrooge who shrieks at the sound of christmas music, you’ll still enjoy baking, decorating, wrapping and swaying to the 2002 Christmas compilation of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Sammy Davis, Jr. Click here to view the embedded video. In this week before the holiday festivities ensue, it feels appropriate to turn on the christmas tunes.

2011 127

Finding birds in Deliblato Sands Reserve, part 2/3: the Labudovo okno Ramsar Wetland

10,000 Birds

Nature reserve since 2002. LABUDOVO OKNO Ramsar Site and an Important Bird Area represents a section of the Danube floodplain downriver from Belgrade, Serbia, and situated in the south of the Deliblato Sands Special Nature Reserve.

2020 196

California Basin Directs Water to Protect Klamath River Salmon


In 2002, tens of thousands of adult salmon died out due to Read More The post California Basin Directs Water to Protect Klamath River Salmon appeared first on Ecorazzi. As the California drought carries on, a federal agency has acted decisively to protect its resident salmon population. Animals Environment News Top News

2002 52

Climate Week: people cut back on vehicle fuel but not air travel or gas

Green (Living) Review

The release, published to mark the start of Climate Week (4 to 8 March 2013), shows: · Use of vehicle fuel remained relatively flat between 2002 and 2007 before falling 24% per head in the next five years. · Air travel increased by 13% between Q3 2002 and Q3 2012. Between Q3 2002 and Q3 2012 households consumption fell 18% per head. Between Q1 2002 and Q4 2007 households’ consumption of air travel went up 42% per head.

2002 119

Aerial Photos Capture Greatest Threats to Our Environment

Wend Magazine

Since 2002, EcoFlight has flown concerned people above forests, mountains and wetlands to share a unique perspective of the way nature interacts with harmful industries. The aerial view allows people to form a direct connection to what is happening and to better understand the dramatic effect of man interrupting nature.

2011 148

A New Way to Think About the New Year: Something Has to Die in Order for Something New to be Born

Elephant Journal

A New Way to Think About the New Year: Something Has to Die for Something New to be Born It’s Tempting to Just Close the Door on the Past Research suggests that only eight percent of people achieve New Year’s resolutions (University of Scranton, 2002).

2002 44

The Perfect Woman.

Elephant Journal

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2002 87

Conclusion: Canadians don't know how markets are supposed to work

Environmental Economics

The study included sales data over an eight-year period – from 2002 to 2010 – to capture property values before, during and after the wind farm’s development. Published in a recent issue of the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics , the study is believed the first peer-reviewed study on this issue in Canada.

2014 160

Local activists are paying with their life to protect their forests in Peru

Green (Living) Review

It ranks fourth in the world for murders of environmental activists (after Brazil, Honduras, and the Philippines), with 57 activists in the country killed from 2002 to 2013 , according to campaigners Global Witness. According to Global Witness, from 2002 to 2013, more than 900 people in 35 countries died defending the environment or fighting for the right to their land. Edwin Chota was killed in the forest he had fought to protect.

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Volkswagen executives did a benefit cost analysis of cheating U.S. environmental regulations

Environmental Economics

Oops.and then they apparently tried to cover it up: The most senior VW officer listed in the indictment is Martin Winterkorn who was CEO of Audi from 2002 to 2007, when the original defeat device was developed, and CEO of VW from 2007 until resigning on September 23, 2015.

Natural Selection by Nina Munteanu Now Out

The Alien Next Door

The nine stories touch on various iterations of evolution, spanning a 20-year writing period starting in the 1980s with "Arc of Time" first published by The Armchair Aesthete in 2002 to "Julia''s Gift" written in 2007, a significant year in my personal evolution. My collection of nine short stories was recently released through Pixl Press (Imprint of Starfire ) in an anthology entitled "Natural Selection".

2013 130

Friday beer post: whatever happened to Stroh's?

Environmental Economics

The next month Peter Stroh, who died in 2002, agreed to sell the family business to Coors for $425 million. My first beer was Stroh's: In August 1989 the Stroh Brewery Co. was in retreat. The company that had treated employees like family laid off 300 people, one-fifth of its white-collar workforce. “I I had to let go four of the five people in the marketing research department. It was heartbreaking,” remembers Ed Benfield, former director of market research at Stroh.

2014 152

Anna Kournikova Replaces Jillian Michaels on ‘Biggest Loser’


She was named ‘Hottest Female Athlete’ in 2002, and won 2 doubles grand slam titles with Martina Hingis in 1997 and 2002. Looks like the Biggest Loser just won themselves a hottie — former professional tennis player Anna Kournikova has reportedly replaced Jillian Michaels as the new trainer on the hit NBC show. Michaels announced her resignation from the show after saying she wants to start a family.

2011 65

As long as environmental report cards don't suffer from grade inflation, this is good news

Environmental Economics

Only 1992 and 2002 scored as high or higher, but those were years of sustained droughts, meaning there was little runoff water to wash pollutants into the bay. Having grown up in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, it's good the hear that it looks like years of effort to improve the Bay's water quality might be paying off : Conditions may be "poor to moderate" in Chesapeake Bay but scientists still found a reason to celebrate.

2016 116

Ashhole update

Environmental Economics

Ash borers were first discovered in 2002 near Detroit, where they likely had hitched a ride in wooden packing crates shipped from China. I wonder if any NC State economists think this one is exaggerated ? Several dead or dying ash trees dot lawns along Canterbury Road, but only one has drawn the attention of Upper Arlington city arborists. Last week, Jim Lekoy and Scott Conover pointed to a dead limb in one backyard that hangs over a set of power lines.

Top 50 Best Road Bike Brands


– Founded: 2002. Urban cycling is shooting up in popularity, and has been in recent years. It is one of the greenest and healthiest ways to get around the city. More people are cycling to work now than ever before, because of the rising prices of gas and insurance.

Italy 52

Here’s how your printer is ripping you off.

Elephant Journal

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2002 56

How Many Birders Are There, Really? (Updated)

10,000 Birds

However, at least one source reported that way back in 2002, there were approximately 700,000 copies in print of the Sibley Guide to Birds and 250,000 of Kenn Kaufman’s Field Guide to Birds of North America. How many birders are there in America?

2020 219

The "AERE" tree seems to be gone from the front cover of JEEM

Environmental Economics

  Here is a 2007 lament when the AERE tree was morphing into the cypress tree that served as the icon for the 2002 World Congress.  From the inbox, the new JEEM cover has a recycling icon? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Volume 67, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 1. Message from the previous and the new editor. I had heard that there was some confusion over who actually owned the AERE tree (seen at the right on a previous JEEM cover).

2013 144

Hot-Desking Dehumanizes Work Place

The Alien Next Door

2002); reprinted in Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine (Issue 3, Spring 2004); translated into Polish and reprinted in Nowa Fantastika (January 2006); translated into Hebrew and reprinted in Bli-Panika (2006). The "Doc" Hot desking on "Doc Zone" In my 2006 science fiction short story Virtually Yours , Kathryn works, drone-like and faceless, in a corporation where workers like her typically find random virtual workstations and access virtual support and form virtual relationships.

2014 155

What’s in a Name: Snipe Hunt

10,000 Birds

It’s the one that arises when people use eBird without realizing that the Wilson’s Snipe was split from Common Snipe back in 2002, and trigger a rare bird alert by using the name of the Asian species for everyday American birds.

Man Sleeps While Bear Takes Prius for a Test Drive

Wend Magazine

At 3:30am on August 28th, a Pleasanton family’s 2002 Toyota Prius was vandalized and stolen from their Lake Tahoe vacation home driveway. By a bear. The Oakland Tribune reports that after the bear “wedged&# itself inside the vehicle, it, realizing it couldn’t get out, panicked. The bear destroyed the inside of the vehicle, biting, clawing, tearing a chunk of the steering wheel off and managed to damage the gear box, shifting the car into neutral.

2011 180

USDA Organic Label Standards Being Weakened by Lobbyists

Green Living Ideas

When the USDA label was first implemented in 2002, concern was expressed that certification standards would not be as stringent as the private organic labeling programs it replaced, such as the Oregon Tilth. Prior to 2002, organic certifiers each had their own standards that they used when certifying organic produce and products.

2009 61

Kalya Mommy: Baby Yourself at Prenatal Yoga

Kalya Life

According to ACOG guidelines for physical fitness during pregnancy in both 2002 and again updated for 2009 it is recommended that women should exercise 30 minutes on most days of the week, if not all days. We sat down with Mamaste Yoga™ prenatal instructor Michele Agosti to answer your questions on prenatal yoga! Be sure to check out here classes at LYFE Yoga Center every Monday and Wednesday from 5:45-7pm. What is prenatal yoga?

2011 154

I'd say that someone's Nobel Prize candidacy has gone from dubious to hopeless

Environmental Economics

Richard Thaler – I’m kind of surprised that Thaler, one of the main behavioral guys, didn’t share the prize with Dan Kahneman in 2002, so I root for him each year.

2013 132

Beware ex-ante cost estimates

Environmental Economics

That means that the twin locks that are already part of the Olmsted Lock and Dam project — and were completed in 2002 — could be almost two decades old before they become operational in 2020, the corps says. Louisville C-J : Already awash in red ink, the massive Olmsted Dam project on the Ohio River west of Paducah will be even more expensive — with a total cost approaching $3 billion.

2012 126