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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

2015 152

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

Rescue Dogs Save Veterans From Committing Suicide


Sharpe, a senior airman in the United States Air Force, has an unfortunately all too familiar story of suffering and loss following a military deployment in 2002 to Saudi Read More The post Rescue Dogs Save Veterans From Committing Suicide appeared first on Ecorazzi. David E.

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

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.

2002 113

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

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

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

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.

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.

2011 193

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

"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.

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

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

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

The Perfect Woman.

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million readers/month, #1 in US twice for #green on Twitter, bringing "the mindful life" beyond the choir since 2002. elephantjournal.com isn''t your momma''s blog: 1.7

2002 114

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

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.

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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

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 103

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.

2013 169

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.

2011 85

All I Want for Christmas is a Curlew Sandpiper

10,000 Birds

Curlew Sandpipers aren’t even from the New World and the only singular record thus far was in 2002. Faraaz Abdool is a freelance conservation and wildlife photographer and writer who specializes in birds and the issues they face worldwide.

2019 269

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 ?

2013 170

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).

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. Edwin Chota was killed in the forest he had fought to protect.

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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.

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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).

2014 201

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.

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.

2011 234

Why Is Biodiversity Important to Ecosystems?


The most detailed scientific study of the world’s greatest biodiversity was compiled by The Center for Tropical Forest Science, a consortium of forestry agencies, universities, research institutes and other nongovernmental agencies and published by the Smithsonian Institution in 2002. .

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 172

AERE Workshops: 1985-2009

Environmental Economics

No workshops were held in 1998, 2002 and 2006 due to the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists. 

2013 176

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

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

My One Hundred & Eleven Favorite Movies Ever (according to Netflix).

Elephant Journal

8 1/2 (1963) The 39 Steps (1935) About a Boy (2002) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) An Affair to Remember (1957) Alice in [.]. Figured this might be of some use to you all queuing up or picking out movies alone or with friends or loved ones. ~

2002 106

10 Reasons Why Species Become Endangered


Mountain lions have been roaming the city for at least 30 years and The National Park Service has been studying them since 2002, curious how mountain lions survive in an increasingly fragmented and urbanized landscape [10]. A.A.Knopf, NY 2002, p.86. [6]

2018 84

10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


Let’s see some examples: The first country to ban single-use plastic bags was Bangladesh in 2002 when plastic bag litter clogged drainage channels and contributed to destructive floods. In Ireland, where this fee was instituted in 2002, plastic bag usage decreased by about 90 percent.

Plastic Bag Bans around the World


India (2002). Bangladesh (2002). Since the late 1970s, plastic bags have. become a staple and an iconic image of shopping. They are such common place that people expect them to be readily available and think little of throwing them away or even discarding them on the ground.

Here’s how your printer is ripping you off.

Elephant Journal

million readers/month, #1 in US twice for #green on Twitter, bringing "the mindful life" beyond the choir since 2002. elephantjournal.com isn''t your momma''s blog: 1.7 Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) green ink printing

2002 56

BP and US Citizens Learn from

Green Earth Journey

13, 2002, the Prestige, a Greek-owned ship flying under a Bahamian flag, sprang a leak in its hull after being caught in a storm off the coast of the Galicia region, the governments of Spain, France and Portugal all refused to allow the ship to go to harbor."

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