The benefits and costs of academic conferences

Environmental Economics

Hartman-Linck, an associate professor of sociology at Frostburg State University, in western Maryland, which provides her with only $200 a year for conference travel. "I’d Going to the sociology conference again would let Ms.

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2010 Peak Oil Conference

Green (Living) Review

Global Energy Experts Agree: We are Facing the End of Oil as We Know It Speakers at ASPO-USA Conference Urge Government Action Now WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Economists, activists, technical experts and policymakers from across the political spectrum gathered October 7-9, 2010 in Washington, DC to discuss the global energy crisis. ASPO-International President Dr. Kjell Aleklett concluded the conference with a plea to the audience.

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Driving the Alternative Energy Marketplace at the VERDEXCHANGE Conference

Green (Living) Review

Business and Policy Leaders Advance Global Clean Tech Opportunities and Cutting-edge Policy LOS ANGELES, CA – With the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen top-of-mind and the State of the Union address forthcoming, government and business leaders from the Western region and around the world gathered in Los Angeles at the VERDEXCHANGE Conference to advance the growing and fast-evolving markets for green and clean technologies.

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Geothermal Energy Conference In Indonesia

Eco Friendly Daily

There are alternative methods to extracting geothermal energy, however, further technology must be developed for these. This is in large part why Indonesia is hosting a conference on geothermal energy this week in Bali. Overall, 80 countries are attending the conference.

From the Euphrates to the Tigris, water matters conference in Iraq

Green Prophet

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Environmental Economics: Do you remember your first conference.

Environmental Economics

» March 01, 2011 Do you remember your first conference session? Fearing rightly that I was over my head, I tried to avoid all conference activities.

Will Israeli cars roll on alternatives by 2025?

Green Prophet

Despite Israel’s dead electric car company Better Place and its venture to create an electric alternative to fossil fuel driven cars, the Israeli government is still interested in weaning most of its cars and other vehicles away from oil by the year 2025.

Israel Takes Messianic Stance on the Rio+20 United Nations Conference

Green Prophet

Israeli diplomats and ministers have taken a quasi-Messianic tone as the Rio+20 United Nations conference approaches.”Our billion ($365 million) for a decade of research and development, from jet fuel alternatives to oil-replacing technologies of all shapes and sizes.

Looking for Sustainable Alternatives for Endangered Word

Green Prophet

United Nations conference on tolerable development to take place in Rio this summer. . Seeking Sustainable Alternatives? Sorry folks, but nothing on this earth is sustainable, even words.

3 Little Known Facts about Alternative Energy

Eco Friendly Daily

The concept of developing alternative sources of fuel goes back further than you may realize. The concept of inventing the better mouse trap applies to alternative energy as well with innovative solutions to the country’s environmental issues. America is a nation of thinkers.

Doha Climate Conference: Beyond Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy

Sierra Club Compass

COP18: Why Im Helping from Home and How You Can Join Me » Doha Climate Conference: Beyond Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy. Posted on November 26, 2012 at 02:19 PM in Consequences , Doha Climate Conference , Energy Solutions , International | Permalink. View an alternate.

Transmitting Alternative Energy In U.S. May Become Easier

Eco Friendly Daily

The United States’ has the potential to produce enormous amounts of alternative energy in the form of wind and solar energy. In a recent news conference, the governor of New Mexico, Bill Richardson, announced a plan to build an energy routing station in the state. Alternative Energy

TAKING RESPONSIBILITY: 5th International Marine Debris Conference… Words from Roz Savage

Wend Magazine

Must we kill every last tuna before we figure out how to fish sustainably, burn every last drop of oil until we turn to alternative energy, turn the whole world upside down and THEN try to put it back together?

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Ecosocialist Conference shows potential for a united green left in North America

Green Blog

I was unable to attend the Ecosocialist Conference in New York City on April 20, and it is clear from all reports that I missed an important and inspiring event. Below are reports by three participants in the conference. “A resounding success!”

Experts at US-Arab Policy Conference debate Mideast’s future as global energy supplier

Green Prophet

Does the rapid expansion of new technologies like fracking threaten the future of eco-friendly energy alternatives such as wind and solar energy? Policymakers Conference. Policymakers Conference. Yet in the long term, a far cheaper and safer alternative may be solar energy.

Urban Development Conference

The Green Changemakers

February 29 , 2008 Untangling the Web of Urban Development: The Challenges and Opportunities of Mixed-Use Projects Overview "Live here, work here, play here" say developers promoting urban mixed-use projects.

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Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

Green Blog

Bolivian President Evo Morales earlier this year called for an international conference to deal with the structural causes of climate change and to propose “alternative models&# for humans to live in harmony with the natural world.

Environmental Economics: Congratulations Jill!

Environmental Economics

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 05/2005 « The simple economics of alternative fuels | Main | My name is Kingof Socks » March 22, 2011 Congratulations Jill! at the 2010 [SEA] conference. View an alternate.

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NCAA tourney quote of the day (grrrrr)

Environmental Economics

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 05/2005 « Im not changing my shortpants until we lose | Main | Happynomics » March 14, 2011 NCAA tourney quote of the day (grrrrr) Why don't conference tournaments matter (except for bubble teams)? View an alternate.

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From dubious to a new hope

Environmental Economics

The AERE Summer Conference Program has been released! From the inbox: The AERE Summer Conference schedule of papers has been posted!  "Alternative value elicitation questions in contingent valuation: A new hope."   We are excited about the variety and excellence of this year’s program--click here to see all the sessions. 

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Half of Tel Aviv’s Metropolitan Area Trash to be Used as Fuel

Green Prophet

Business alternative energy Hiriya Recycling Park Refuse derived Fuel trash to fuel waste to fuel

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The “Danish text” makes developing nations furious and Naomi Klein says the deal we really need is not even on the table

Green Blog

Here are some of the biggest and most interesting news today related to the ongoing COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen: A draft text for a potential final agreement in Copenhagen was leaked today to the Guardian. Photo credit: adopt a negotiator.

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DESERTEC Power Launch in Saudi Arabia Ushers in Clean New Era

Green Prophet

Visit the 5th MENASOL Middle East & North Africa Solar Conference & Expo; 14-15 May, Dubai. Cleantech, Science & Technology alternative energy clean tech DESERTEC Foundation DESERTEC Power Gulf KA-CARE renewable energy Solar Energy

My grad school buddy reminded me about this today

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Dear SEA Conference Participant, The Washington Marriott Wardman Park reservation cutoff date is Friday, October 28, 2011.    If you have not yet secured your hotel reservations for the 2011 SEA Conference to be held on November 19-21, 2011 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, please contact the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Reservations Department at 1-800-228-9290 and reference the SEA Conference to receive the SEA Conference Room rates of $187.00

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“The Earth cannot wait 60 years,” says sir Richard Branson

Eco Friendly Daily

Alternative Energy Environment Science & Technology

Moroccan Students Unveil Plans for a Solar-Powered Electric Vehicles

Green Prophet

Students that belong to the Energy Club of the Mohammadia School of Engineers presented their ambitions to attendees of the third “Power Day” held in Rabat last week – a conference that has increasingly incorporated renewable energy into its vision for the future.

Packing List for the Second Week of COP18 - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

As we started the second week of COP the SSC delegates decided to make a packing list of things to take to the conference center. First is comfortable shoes: If our walk from the hotel to the bus is not enough the amazing size of the Qatar conference center will do the trick. Big backpack: In the expo center and the conference center you can find an array of booths were you can get many free pins, pencils, bags and booklets so we need space to carry that around. Compass.

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Climate change: the good and the astoundingly awful bad news

Green Blog

Diplomatic efforts and meetings to prepare for the upcoming Copenhagen climate change conference are intensifying, and include important proposals such as the U.S. stimulus package; and alternative energy sector jobs are increasing. Photo credit: azrainman.

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4 Desertec Deals That Make Our Energy Future More Secure

Green Prophet

More Desertec News: Green Prophet at Desertec Conference in Cairo. Cleantech, Science & Technology Algeria alternative energy Desertec Dii Energy energy future MedGrid Mediterranean Sea Solar Energy Tunisia

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7 Amazing Clean Tech Projects in the Arab World

Green Prophet

In addition to a 500 kilowatt plant on Farasan Island and other alternative energy projects, they have committed to helping this Canadian postage stamp-sized solar technology get off the ground.

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Copenhagen or bust?

Green Blog

What is this conference about, and what are the real issues at stake for the future of the world? The European Union set up a carbon trading scheme, and several European countries have made large-scale investments in alternative renewable energy. Photo credit: JC i Núria.

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Saudis Needs to Go Nuclear by 2020 to Keep Everyone Happy at Home

Green Prophet

Business & Politics Energy alternative energy energy subsidies nuclearHigh birth rates coupled with domestic subsidies have resulted in soaring energy demand. Now Saudi Arabia has turned to nukes to keep it all going.

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New Eco-bus Showcased in San Francisco

Eco Friendly Daily

A new eco-friendly, intelligent bus was on display in San Francisco this month as part of the Connected Urban Development Conference – a conference focused on the future of cities. Alternative Energy bus hybrid San Francisco

I big-timed #assa2015

Environmental Economics

This is otherwise known as "big-timing" a conference. As in, when you have made the big time you are encouraged to drop in on a conference or workshop and stay for, at most, one night making a brief appearance (typically to give a keynote) and get ASAP back to more important things (e.g., consulting, advising a President, or another conference/workshop). I was there for less than 24 hours.

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Don't Give up on Pigouvian Pricing!

Environmental Economics

  Rather than give up on Pigouvian pricing and start arguing for alternative policies based on their ability to be approved (by the way, plenty of command-and-control policies also failed in last week's election), I think we should work even harder trying to convince people of the merits of carbon pricing and other market-based environmental policies.  Last week's midterm elections were a mixed bag for environmental policy. 

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Nebraka Sustainability Leadership Workshop - Documents

The Green Changemakers

We've now begun a series of four regional Conversations Conferences on Nebraska Environment and Sustainability Issues, centering on the imperative to protect and conserve vital resources within Nebraska: land, water, energy, materials, and food. The Conversations Conferences are bringing together more than 400 participants and experts from the NSLW workshops with other leaders throughout the state to learn more about how these resources can best be both protected and sustainably developed.

Report: Enough wind offshore to electrify America

Eco Friendly Daily

In passing the Energy Bill, the Congress and the President conferred to the Minerals Management Service of the Department of Interior the authority to lease submerged federal lands for commercial offshore wind development. Alternative Energy Environment

Building sustainable rural futures

The Green Changemakers

Nadarajah Sriskandarah and Tarla Rai Peterson plan to publish several papers as a 'praxis' section in the journal Environmental Communication based on the papers presented in WS 3.4 - Promoting the discovery of alternative climate futures by reframing climate change communication.

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Earth Debates

The Green Changemakers

In June 2012, experts will meet to set the agenda for a sustainable future at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Earth Summit 2012). What are the alternatives? Food Economy Green Conference[link] How do we plan a future that nurtures a healthy world alongside the needs of a growing population? Have your say in the run up to the Earth Summit 2012 by getting involved in the Earth Debates and help shape the future of our planet.

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Free Virtual Energy Forum on June 24th and 25th

Green Living Ideas

The Virtual Energy Forum, the world’s largest online conference dedicated to renewable energy, sustainability and energy-efficient practices in business, will hold a free online event on June 24th and 25th. For those of you who are not familiar with the organization, the Virtual Energy Forum, is an online conference that brings public and [.] Upcoming Business Conferences Educate on Green Branding. Where Can You Find Green Business Conferences?

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Experts Warn Of Decreasing Oil Reserves

Eco Friendly Daily

King’s press conference was related to the upcoming World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment. Alternative Energy Black Gold Due to grave concerns regarding the warming of the world, countries are attempting to transition to more environmentally friendly energy means.

With Wind Energy At Its Back

Eco Friendly Daily

This is a real-time example of the phenomenon discussed during the press conference with Brighter Planet a couple of weeks ago. Alternative Energy Conspiracies Wind Power

Spring of Sustainability - FREE 3 month online teleseminar events

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable-development Conference EducationHIghly recommended: a FREE series of live, online and teleseminar events where you can learn from and be inspired by more than 100 pioneers of sustainability.

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