Rechargeable and disposable batteries – the environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Learn more in this article. articles & guides energy gadgetsRechargeable batteries are definitely better for the bank balance; but what about the environment? And where can they be recycled once they're worn out?

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What do Environmental and Resource Economists Think?

Environmental Economics

 Just a reminder to read John and my article: What do Environmental and Resource Economists Think ?  in the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy. Blatant self-promotion alert.  Right now we're #4 on the Most Read list, but we're not happy until we're #1.   And why wouldn't we be with profound insights like this: political ideology may play a role in how AERE members view the issues

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Eighty-percent of environmental economists surveyed think cutting EPA regulations will not benefit the U.S. economy

Environmental Economics

Anyway, I know John posted about our article that (finally) came out in the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy , describing the set of issues upon which a sample of AERE members appear to have consensus, and those for which they don't.  And it is also why: Eighty-percent of environmental economists surveyed think cutting EPA regulations will not benefit the U.S. Environmental economists are not market-killers.

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Can Environmental SF Help Save Our Planet?

The Alien Next Door

That is the question David Holmes at Monash University asked in his Feb 20 th 2014 article in the Australian ezine The Conversation. There is an obvious trend toward environmental premise in science fiction. An environmental disaster.

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An environmental law prof on Atlas' environmental substance abuse

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. valuation) side of environmental economics we don't know any environmental science; all we need to know is the Q (the environmental good) and how much it increases or decreases[*].

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Top 10 environmental issues of 2013

Green Blog

It''s been another year of environmental disasters in the U.S. It''s disconcerting to know that the billionaire Koch brothers have been technically responsible: KCBX Terminals, which has done some of the dumping, is a division of Koch Industries, which has been implicated in numerous other environmental disasters. Oil Possibly the number one word on the tip of every environmental activist''s tongue this year, for a variety of unpleasant reasons.

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Egypt’s environmental suicide by coal

Green Prophet

In order to provide at least a partial solution to the country’s increasing energy needs, Egypt’s government is now turning to importing large shipments of coal through its Safaga Red Sea Port , according to an article published in the Saudi Gazette.

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Win Earth Day Treasure from Environmental Booty!

The Green Samaritan

To celebrate Earth Day, Environmental Booty has a great green giveaway going on. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com. Contests Earth Day Green Living Earth Day 2011 Earth Day Deals Earth Day Giveaway Environmental BootyEB is an online community that gives you, your business or non-profit access to a growing list of members, features and interactive online resources like forums, “Green Deals&# and user profiles. Another.

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Why Stopping Urbanization Is Not Only Impossible, But Misses the Environmental Point

Nature Conservancy - Science

Related Articles. All these myriad environmental benefits are what are driving people to cities, and it is not clear we should try to stop them. This growth, due to increases in both population and consumption, could have significant environmental consequences.

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Environmental Popcorn II : Green Documentaries

Environmental News Network

In celebration of the 85 th Academy Awards I have compiled a list of environmentally themed Academy Awards Nominated feature length documentaries from the last few years. Also, please feel free to share your opinions about the movies or recommend environmental documentary’s of your own liking.

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Tunisia’s environmental progress slides back 25 years

Green Prophet

Green Prophet attends a local conference on water and pollution and stunningly sees how there is no framework for Tunisia to make environmental change and progress. Environmental sensibilization, through education, and starting from kindergarden, is an impending public policy.

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The Holy City & The Windy City To Form Historic Environmental.

Green Prophet

We need mammoth human collaboration in order to surmount our global environmental problems. It is an environmental partnership that will hopefully spread a wave of similar collaboration.

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What are you willing to pay to provide your article as open access?

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: In the course of this quarter authors of JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT will have the option to pay a fee to make their article freely available to non-subscribers. In other words, authors are given the choice of making their own article Open Access, the charge for article sponsorship is $3,000. Authors can only select this option after their article has been accepted for publication.

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Job-killing environmental regulations?

Environmental Economics

Paul Krugman considers the impacts of environmental policy and finds that: the macroeconomic impacts are small (even when apparently overestimated). the environmental impacts are large. Here is the bulk of the article: Both Rick Perry and Mitt Romney have. put weakened environmental protection at the core of their economic proposals, as have Senate Republicans. But is there a longer-term economic case for less environmental protection?

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Jerusalem, 3/29: Ted-Inspired Environmental Peacemaking

Green Prophet

No stranger to such challenges, Israelis, Palestinians, and Jordanians have long struggled to make environmental peace amidst ongoing political disputes with the help of group such as Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME).

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Dishwashing detergent environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Learn more about what to watch for and pick up some earth friendly washing up tips in this article Washing dishes using certain types of dishwashing detergent can cause damage to the environment.

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A Profile of Iraq's Environmental Woes

Green Prophet

Well, if you’re anything like me surprisingly little considering its pivotal place in the Middle East I think this post was born at the moment I realised I knew so little about Iraq and it environmental concerns.

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The paper cup and its environmental impact

Green (Living) Review

2012 Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article by Michael Smith (Veshengro) And I do not even want to talk about the expanded polystyrene (Styrofoam) cup.

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Can cruises ever be environmentally friendly?

Green Traveler Guides

As a recent article in Biofuels Digest put it, “There is a significant movement to convince the public that the environmental price of cruises is too high to be sustainable.

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Actors Criticize Obama’s Environmental Failures

Eccorazzi

He also included a link in his tweet to a blog on the topic, which outlines several of Obama’s environmental failures. Hollywood legend Redford wrote a lengthy article for the Huffington Post stating his thoughts on the situation.

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What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schumann Resonance.

The Alien Next Door

Everything in life is vibration —Albert Einstein “All vibrating things in this world have their own, ‘natural’ frequency which they are most comfortable with,” writes Sanjay Aqrawal in an Ezine article entitled “Brain Entrainment and Schumann Resonance”.

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Editor of Arabic Environmental Magazine Scoops Top Eco Prize.

Green Prophet

It is believed to be one of the most prestigious environmental prizes worldwide. Saab has also influenced the establishment of the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) which is now an influential think-tank for environmental issues in the region.

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Interview With Environmental Filmmaker Zeina Aboul Hosn

Green Prophet

We speak to the Zeina Aboul Hosn, an environmental filmmaker based in the Middle East about sharks, working on the Age of Stupid and the challenges she faces in her work. I was always very passionate about environmental issues so I studied environmental health at American University of Beirut.

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Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 2: Popular overpopulation theories

Green Blog

This is part two of a series of articles that take a closer look on the relationship between increasing human population levels and the food production system that sustains human livelihoods. Kaplan’s article was written during some of the worst and bloodiest moments in the history of Africa.

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Coalition of environmental, public health and civil rights organisations fights GOP attack on EPA

Green Blog

Supporters of clean air and water this week pushed back against a Republican Party proposal to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from doing its job to protect Americans from air pollution. It is the Environmental Protection Agency that stands in the way of their unrestrained habits that are making us sick. This article was first published in People’s World on February 10th, 2011.

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Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 6: Alternative agriculture

Green Blog

This is part six of a series of articles that take a closer look on the relationship between increasing human population levels and the food production system that sustains human livelihoods.

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AJAE's virtual issue on environmental economics

Environmental Economics

In this virtual issue of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics , we highlight recent research on agri-environmental issues. Barely discussed in the literature twenty years ago, articles that focus on agri-environmental issues are now prominent in the agricultural economics research agenda. The collection concludes with two papers on environmental regulation, one involving the costs of regulation for a typical U.S. James Vercammen ( AJAE Editor).

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The lead article in the March J. of Econ. Lit. is about envirodevonomics (envirodevonomics?)

Environmental Economics

Environmental quality in many developing countries is poor and generates substantial health and productivity costs. However, the few existing measures of marginal willingness to pay (MWTP) for environmental quality improvements indicate low valuations by affected households. And here 't'is: Greenstone, Michael, and B. Kelsey Jack. 2015. "Envirodevonomics: "Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for an Emerging Field."

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Privately Run Medicare Plans are Really Expensive | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

18, 2013 9:20 PM PST Tweet Austin Frakt draws my attention today to a new article about the administrative costs of Medicare. Meet progressive singles in the environmental, vegetarian. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays.

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The Top 7 Environmentally Friendly Countries

Eco Friendly Daily

This is the biggest challenge when measuring environmental factors. The Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI). The same group is currently working on an updated pilot ranking system called the Environmental Performance Index (EPI). Think Local, Act Global.

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Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper's Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit meanIf you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. Those numbers provide important information regarding just how the produce was grown. So even is something is marked as organic, the sticker will reassure you.

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Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 5: Conventional agriculture

Green Blog

This is part five of a series of articles that take a closer look on the relationship between increasing human population levels and the food production system that sustains human livelihoods. The environmental food crisis is a term that comes from UNEP and a report which the organization commissioned in 2009 in response to the food price crisis. The report concluded that food prices will increase and become more volatile from escalating environmental degradation.

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A Witness to Environmental Justice Over 20 Years

Sierra Club Compass

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy proclaimed the month of February 2014 as Environmental Justice Month. This column was written by Sierra Club Environmental Justice Organizer Rita Harris, pictured above on the right.

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Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 7: Reaching food security today and tomorrow

Green Blog

This is the final part of a series of articles that have taken a closer look on the relationship between increasing human population levels and the food production system that sustains human livelihoods. Population or Environmental Food Crisis?

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Yikes: "Environmental Substance Abuse"

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Anyone doing applied environmental economics has to at least attempt to read some of this report. This paper deserves to be read by anyone purporting to be an environmental economist.

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Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 3: Population levels for today and tomorrow

Green Blog

This is part three of a series of articles that take a closer look on the relationship between increasing human population levels and the food production system that sustains human livelihoods. Agriculture 2050 environmental crisis organic farming organic food overpopulation

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Environmental Economics: Free market environmentalism and Coase

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk.   And, in fact, that's the conclusion that this article in the Journal of Economic Issues reaches.  Some disclosures:  I haven't fully read the JEI article

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Environmental regulations have always been an easy target

Environmental Economics

1995) in the Journal of Economic Literature: More than two decades ago, the first Earth Day in 1970 marked the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Since that time, the United States has spent more than $1 trillion to prevent or reduce environmental damages created by industrial and commercial activities. I don't know of a more recent review articles (suggestions?) Stavins, Environmental Regulation and the Competitiveness of U.S.

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Environmental damage is preventable

Green (Living) Review

Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service or company mentioned

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2011 environmental Scorecard ? Indigenize!

Indigenize

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