2014 EnvEcon NCAA Tournament Challenge

Environmental Economics

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"2014 Update: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change"

Environmental Economics

Out of 18 books reviewed, four still make the “Not Recommended” list, with the biggest loser being Gwartney, Stroup, Sobel, and Macpherson’s Economics: Private and Public Choice (15th ed.) , hereby dubbed the recipient of the undesired 2014 Ruffin and Gregory Award for the Worst Treatment of Climate Change in an Economics Textbook (so named for a comically bad treatment of climate change in a textbook now thankfully out of print).

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Marine Resource Economics Vol. 29, No. 4, December 2014

Environmental Economics

4, December 2014.   Marine Resource Economics December 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics December 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics December 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics December 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics December 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics December 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics December 2014, Vol. Marine Resource Economics Vol. 29, No.

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SALTEX 2014 – Visit Impression

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I visited SALTEX 2014 on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 and that was the only day that I went, this year. PARKS & OPEN SPACES SALTEX 2014 In other years I needed at least two, if not all three days, to cover the show this year, though, I was done and dusted, so to speak, by one o''clock in the afternoon, having arrived by about 9:15AM.

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My top 10 albums of 2014

Environmental Economics

Based on revealed preference (no cheap talk treatment necessary) as submitted to the WNCW and No Depression top polls: Lydia Loveless - Somewhere Else. Hard Working Americans - Hard Working Americans. Drive-by Truckers - English Oceans. Old 97s - Most Messed Up. Lucinda Williams - Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone. Rosanne Cash - The River and the Thread. Justin Townes Earle - Single Mothers. Sarah Borges - Radio Sweetheart.

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Marine Resource Economics, Vol. 29, No. 3, September 2014

Environmental Economics

Barbara Harrison  MRE  Editorial Assistant and Technical Editor 1998–2014 (p. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Editorial. 199)   James Anderson, Cathy Roheim, and Marty Smith. Stable URL: [link]. Articles. Increasing Pressure on Unregulated Species Due to Changes in Individual Vessel Quotas: An Empirical Application to Trawler Fishing in the Baltic Sea (pp. 201-217)   Barbara Hutniczak. Stable URL: [link].

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2014 Recreational Fisheries Economics Constituent Workshop

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Thank you again for attending the Recreational Fisheries Constituents Workshop this past January. A website with materials from the workshop is now available at [link]. You  You will find a detailed agenda, with a summary of key discussion points and comments, copies of the presentations (where the author granted us permission to post it), a workshop summary, two factsheets on data and models, and a list of participants.

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Marine Resource Economics Vol. 29, No. 1, March 2014

Environmental Economics

  Marine Resource Economics March 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics March 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics March 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics March 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics March 2014, Vol. Special Feature.   Steering the Global Partnership for Oceans.   Joshua Abbott, James L. Anderson, Liam Campling, Rögnvaldur Hannesson, Elizabeth Havice, M. Susan Lozier, Martin D.

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DJ Turfcare used SALTEX 2014 to launch new Plugger aerator

Green (Living) Review

DJ Turfcare PARKS & OPEN SPACES SALTEX 2014 DJ TURFCARE used lOG SALTEX to launch the new Plugger PL415, a pedestrian aerator that incorporates the best of other Pluggers in the range. The robust ''unibody'' is designed for ease of maintenance and the reciprocating tine action PL415 is able to work in tight spaces. A choice of tines makes this an essential piece of kit for fine turf managers – and the narrow build makes this Plugger ideal for areas with small gateways.

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2.4 magnitude earthquake near Boone, North Carolina, United States and Columbus, Ohio, United States : August 24, 2014 23:16

Environmental Economics

Natural hazards: UTC time: Sunday, August 24, 2014 23:16 PM. Your time: Sunday, August 24 2014 7:16 PM. No tsunami statement issued. Magnitude Type: md. USGS page: M 2.4 - 4km NE of Blowing Rock, North Carolina. USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist. Reports from the public: 17 people. via earthquaketrack.com. No one in my family believed me

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Marine Resource Economics Vol. 29, No. 2, June 2014 is now available online

Environmental Economics

  Marine Resource Economics June 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics June 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics June 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics June 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics June 2014, Vol.   Marine Resource Economics June 2014, Vol. Introduction.   2013 NAAFE Forum: Special Issue Introduction.   Juan Carlos Seijo, Sherry L. Larkin and Charles M. Adams.

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Here is one for the 2014 top 10 list

Environmental Economics

And yes, reissues are allowed on the John's top 10 albums list: Great news alt.country fans! On January 28th, Legacy Recordings will reissue Uncle Tupelo‘s widely acclaimed debut LP, 1990?s s "No Depression." " The release will be a special two-disc expanded edition featuring rare and previously unreleased material. Of course, the influential alt.country trio would later birth Wilco (Tweedy) and Son Volt (Farrar.). "No

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NLWA has been at the Edible Garden Show 2014

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) North London Waste Authority has be attending the Edible Garden Show on the weekend of 28 to 30 March 2014 and this is where I met them on Friday, March 28. Check out their website at [link] LondonWaste Ltd can be found on [link] © 2014. Edible Garden Show 2014 London Waste Ltd NLWA North London Waste Authority Wise Up To Waste

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Waste Less, Live More Week 2014

Green (Living) Review

The theme for 2014 is Be Resourceful. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) 22-28 September is Waste Less, Live More Week organized by Keep Britain Tidy and supported by Business in the Community. Waste Less, Live More Week aims to raise awareness that environmental and social issues are interlinked and tackling these issues together is a far more effective solution.

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Hit the switch and join millions for Earth Hour 2014

Green Prophet

Energy 2014 earth hour Burj Khalifa Earth Hour energy conservation Middle East WWF It’s Earth Hour this weekend, which means you have the chance to join millions of people around the globe in a united effort to consume less energy. With the recent report confirming that industrial civilization is on the brink of absolute collapse , it is more important than ever to unplug and reduce your dependence on grid energy. The first Earth Hour took place in 2007.

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2014’s Five Fave Flashcards

Sightline Daily

But this year, our audiences of professional communicators, electeds, and advocates have told us—with their clicks—that their favorite Flashcards in 2014 were about climate, climate, and climate. Here are the top five from the past year, all of them tips for better, smarter, more powerful messaging about global warming and a transition to clean energy: Top Flashcards of 2014 1.

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What did your doggie doo* during the earthquake of December 2014?

Environmental Economics

One of my favorite ways of wasting a couple minutes is reading the local "Go Blue Ridge Dot Net." " Here is an example: An earthquake rocked the area at the Watauga-Caldwell line early this morning, prompting calls about explosions and other inquiries to the Watauga Communications Center, who dispatched fire and other emergency units before the cause became evident.    The 3.0

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2014 EnvEcon NCAA Tournament Challenge: One Day More!

Environmental Economics

The NCAA Torunament starts tomorrow.    All entries need to be in by noon.    Click here for details. Join us for the fun. It's relatively costless (and relatively benefitless for that matter, unless you value bragging rights). Click here for details.  

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Earth Hour 2014

Environmental News Network

What are you doing this Saturday March 28th at 8:30 pm? Are you doing something cliché like going out for a nice dinner and a movie? Instead, how about joining millions of people from around the world by participating in the 8 th annual Earth Hour , an event where you shut off your lights to express your concern for the environment and show support for planet Earth. Earth Hour is the brainchild of WWF, the World Wildlife Fund. Earth Hour began in 2007 in Sydney, Australia, when 2.2

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Sustainable, Online Green Courses for 2014

Green Prophet

I’ll begin with the courses which begin early in January 2014. January 2014 – Global Sustainable Energy: Past, Present and Future from the University of Florida. January 2014 – Climate Change in Four Dimensions from the University of California at San Diego. January 13, 2014 – Energy 101 from Georgia Institute of Technology. January 21, 2014: The Age of Sustainable Development from Columbia University in New York City.

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London buses to stop accepting cash payments from July 2014

Green (Living) Review

Cash fares will no longer be accepted on London buses from July 6, 2014 Transport for London (TfL) has announced. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A sign of things to come? TfL said a ‘considerable drop’ in the number of people paying their bus fare in cash was behind the decision expected to bring £130m savings over the next nine years.

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Tracking Change: e-Merging Methods and Markers—EAC Conference 2014

The Alien Next Door

Eager participants at the National EAC 2014 conference I recently participated in the Editors Association of Canada (EAC) National Conference at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute in Toronto. Entitled Tracking Change: e-Merging Methods and Markers , the conference focused on “the shifts we are seeing in editing, publishing, language, technology, business and culture,” wrote 2014 conference co-chairs Emily Dockrill Jones and Nancy Foran.

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Osprey Cam 2014: Reality TV Featuring Our Wild Neighbors

Nature Conservancy - Science

Welcome to Osprey Cam, 2014 edition! Judy Haner is the Marine and Freshwater Programs Director for The Nature Conservancy in Alabama. The biggest wildlife reality television stars are back for a new season! Last year, thousands of viewers from around the world enjoyed the real-life drama of Allie and Bama, two ospreys who set up a nest in Orange Beach, Alabama. The cam provided an intimate view into the lives of nesting ospreys.

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Recent Coal Export Trends: Q2 2014

Sightline Daily

Here’s a look at the latest US Department of Energy figures in its quarterly coal export report , which take us up through the second quarter of 2014: Original Sightline Institute graphic, available under our Free Use Policy. US coal exports_Q2 2014 (Data from US Energy Information Administration’s Quarterly Coal Report.) Nationally, coal exports fell again in the second quarter of 2014.

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May 2014: Updated Oil-By-Rail Analysis

Sightline Daily

Sightline is re-releasing a popular report: The Northwest’s Pipeline on Rails. It’s the most comprehensive regional analysis of plans to ship crude oil by train. This update includes important new information showing far greater increases in oil train transport than previously though. All told, the Northwest could soon be seeing nearly a million barrels per day of crude oil shipped by rail. Original Sightline Institute graphic, available under our Free Use Policy.

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Recent Coal Export Trends: Q1 2014

Sightline Daily

Here’s what happened up through the first quarter of 2014: Original Sightline Institute graphic, available under our Free Use Policy. US coal exports_Q1 2014 (Data from US Energy Information Administration’s Quarterly Coal Report.). Nationally, coal exports were down slightly in the first quarter of 2014. Western coal exports_Q1 2014 (Data from US Energy Information Administration’s Quarterly Coal Report).

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2014 brings Earth its hottest quarter-year ever!

Green Prophet

Using different calculation methods, NASA arrived at nearly identical results (June 2014 dropped to third all-time third warmest, and April was tied for second). Two credible scientific datasets are suggesting that Earth, like George Clooney or Elle MacPherson, is getting hotter with age. Buckle your seat-belts and let the Climate Change debate begin! The past three months were collectively the warmest ever experienced since record-keeping began in the late 19th Century.

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2014 Update: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change

Sightline Daily

Out of 18 books reviewed, four still make the “Not Recommended” list, with the biggest loser being Gwartney, Stroup, Sobel, and Macpherson’s Economics: Private and Public Choice (15th ed.) , hereby dubbed the recipient of the undesired 2014 Ruffin and Gregory Award for the Worst Treatment of Climate Change in an Economics Textbook (so named for a comically bad treatment of climate change in a textbook now thankfully out of print).

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2014 Grassroots Anti-Coal Movements To Watch

Sierra Club Compass

Wherever there are coal mines, coal shipping ports, and power plants around the globe, local communities are fighting back against deadly pollution and economic destruction. Today, the Sierra Club released our fourth annual report on some of the world’s major, ongoing grassroots coal fights around the world. Pitted against unimaginable wealth and power and too often facing violence and intimidation, these are the people that refuse to be silent.

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Meet the 2014 NatureNet Science Fellows

Nature Conservancy - Science

The 2014 NatureNet Science Fellows and their projects: Essayas Kaba Ayana, Columbia, water conflict. The Nature Conservancy’s Galbadrakh (Gala) Davaa (at left), director of conservation for the Conservancy’s Mongolia program, watches wildlife with herder Nanzaddorj Namkhai, a volunteer ranger at the Ugtam Nature Reserve on the vast Mongolian grasslands.

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Renewables 2014 Global Status Report Highlights Another Year of Impressive Renewable Energy Growth

Green (Living) Review

" REN21''s 2014 report notes that policy mechanisms continue to evolve. Showcasing the increasingly crucial role that renewables can play in national development-including in expanding energy access-the Renewables 2014 Global Status Report will be launched on June 4th at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The 2014 edition is available publicly at www.ren21.net/gsr.

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Nina Munteanu on Panels and Doing Two Workshops at Ad Astra 2014

The Alien Next Door

I''ll be guesting at Ad Astra, one of the bestest science fiction and fantasy conventions in Toronto, this April 4-6, 2014. The convention is being held at the Sheraton Parkway North, 600 Hwy 7E in Richmond Hill, ON. Guests of honour include David Weber, Anne Groell, Patricia Briggs with past guests of honour Julie Czerneda and Robert J. Sawyer and many more. I''ll be participating on several panels and doing two writing workshops.

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Poultry Talk will launch brand new concept, ‘The Poultry Handbook’ at 2014 Edible Garden Show

Green (Living) Review

Poultry Talk officially launches its brand new concept ‘The Poultry Handbook’ at the 2014 Edible Garden Show, Alexandra Palace (London), running from March the 28th till the 30th. The 2014 Edible Garden Show is the first London Show for the Poultry Talk team who are very excited about attending and launching The Poultry Handbook. The Poultry Handbook will officially launch at the 2014 Edible Garden Show, with the first copies available to buy at the Poultry Talk Stand.

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Salmon Cam 2014: A Live Look at Migratory Fish

Nature Conservancy - Science

This fall, we’re pleased to return Salmon Cam, a live view at the Chinook and coho salmon and steelhead trout that are spawning on The Nature Conservancy in California’s Shasta Big Springs Ranch. . Last year, more than 7,500 Chinook salmon made their way back to the Shasta River, and many were able to be viewed as they swam past Salmon Cam. Six years ago, you could have watched this camera for hours and likely would not have seen a salmon.

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Cool Green Science: The Top 10 Posts of 2014

Nature Conservancy - Science

Our most popular blog of 2014? Grayling gulping shrews. Photo: © Jonny Armstrong. As the calendar year ends, we also mark our second year anniversary as a conservation science blog. Cool Green Science aims to feature the wide range of research at The Nature Conservancy, as well as the most interesting conservation science around the world. As we prepare the holiday season, here’s a celebration of our ten most popular posts of the year. Big Gulp: When Grayling Eat Mammals.

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Telling My Story: Blogging & Social Media Workshop November 9, 2014 in Mississauga, ON

The Alien Next Door

is holding its second "Telling My Story" Workshop on November 9th (2014) in the Mississauga Central Library from 2-4pm. When: Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2-4 pm Fee: $20/person (cheque or cash at workshop) Pre-Register: via email to cxavier@riseupriseaabove.ca Rise Up! Rise ABOVE! The workshop specifically covers blogging and social media as story telling.

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The Green Buzz: January 2, 2014

Cool Green Science

2014 is sure to be a memorable one for environmental news. Two test events were cancelled last year in Sochi ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic games , will there be enough snow ( SI )? Happy New Year! Let’s check out some of the latest stories… Under the sea even creatures in the deepest oceans will not escape climate change ( Guardian ). What does “ Waldeinsamkeit ” mean?

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Recent Coal Export Trends: Q4 2014

Sightline Daily

The EIA is promising first quarter 2014 data in June for individual customs districts, and I’ll report on it here when it’s available. Late last week, the US Department of Energy released new figures in its quarterly coal export report. Here’s what happened up through the end of the year, 2013: Original Sightline Institute graphic, available under our Free Use Policy.

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Get Inspired with Sweatshop-Free, Sustainable Spring 2014 Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

Inspired by nature and Scandanavian traditions, Gudrun Sjoden’s spring, 2014 collections are bursting with delicious color and pattern; their canvas shoes are Fairtrade certified and made in Pakistan; $1.80 The post Get Inspired with Sweatshop-Free, Sustainable Spring 2014 Eco Fashion appeared first on Eco-Chick. Fair Fashion 2014 Dolan dresses eco fashion feral childe Gudrun Sjödén Lina Rennell organic cotton prairie underground silk spring Tencel

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World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014

Green Traveler Guides

World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world''s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry.

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Tabii Just F/W 2014: Zero Square at New York Fashion Week

Eco Chic

We covered her last season, and she’s back with more colorful, pattern-wonderful pieces in her Fall/Winter 2014 collection, shown over the weekend at New York Fashion Week. The post Tabii Just F/W 2014: Zero Square at New York Fashion Week appeared first on Eco-Chick. Fair Fashion eco fashion fall/winter 2014 made in usa New York City NYFW Tabii just We are huge fans of Tabii Just over here !

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The Green Buzz: January 3, 2014

Cool Green Science

Where do all those Christmas trees go after the holidays? Plus, US Secretary of State, John Kerry, talks about climate change in the Mekong Delta. Where do all those Christmas Trees go after the holidays ( Guardian) ? US Secretary of State, John Kerry , touches on the future of the Mekong Delta ( NYTimes ). Forest found by using Google Earth declared protected because of the abundance of unique species ( Guardian ).

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EAERE  Award for the Best Paper Published in Environmental and Resource Economics During 2014

Environmental Economics

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 best paper award goes to: Robert J. Ian Bateman, Hassan Benchekroun and Christian Vossler: For several years now the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists ( EAERE ) has awarded a prize at its annual conference, generously donated by Springer, for the best paper published within its journal  Environmental and Resource Economics  ( ERE ).

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