NASA Study Examines Houston-area Air Quality Issues

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NASA Study Examines Houston-area Air Quality IssuesNASA scientists are in Houston this month for an intensive air quality study exploring the effects of emissions and weather on air pollution, as well as the relationship between air quality and socioeconomic factors.

4 Proven Tips To Aware People About Environmental Issues

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Top 5 Environmental Issues You Should Know

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Medical authorities have been issuing health warnings to the global citizens on the health consequences of tampering with nature. The post Top 5 Environmental Issues You Should Know appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Top 5 Environmental Issues You Should Know

Green Living Guy

Medical authorities have been issuing health warnings to the global citizens on the health consequences of tampering with nature. The post Top 5 Environmental Issues You Should Know appeared first on Green Living Guy.

High PFAS levels associated with breastfeeding issues

Inhabitant

A study of 1,286 pregnant women found that those with high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their bodies are 20% more likely to stop breastfeeding early

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ERE Special Issue on Benefit Transfer

Environmental Economics

  The March issue of Environmental and Resource Economics  is a special issue on "Benefit Transfer: Current Practice and Future Prospects." " Most of the papers arose from an EPA-sponsored workshop on benefit transfer; either through direct funding, as comments, or to introduce the issue. Important note: Whitehead (2016)  gets a lot of love in this issue.

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Moderates who lean left on social issues and right on economic issues are not libertarians

Environmental Economics

Similar to Krugman, I would define a libertarian voter as one who leans left on social issues (such as same-sex marriage) and right on economic issues (such as taxes and regulation). I Many libertarian voters I know (including those students) often vote for Democratic candidates because they weight the social issues more than the economic ones. I moderate) "who leans left on social issues. and right on economic issues.":

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Climate change is the biggest public health issue

Inhabitant

More than 220 of the world’s top public health and medical journals have published a joint plea for the global population to reduce carbon emissions immediately. Humanity already faces irreversible public health threats, the editors wrote. We can’t wait for the pandemic to end before we face the task of reducing emissions

The Pest Eradication Issue

Green Living Tips

When it comes to "problem" creatures such as snails, slugs, flies, termites and bedbugs; most people find extermination is acceptable; but whack fur or feathers on a creature and the situation often changes. Should the presence. or absence of a backbone make so much difference to attitudes related to pest control

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"RFF on the issues: Fracking contamination concerns"

Environmental Economics

RFF Staff: An RFF survey of public opinion in Pennsylvania and Texas about shale gas development risks revealed that 41 and 31 percent of respondents, respectively, are “extremely concerned or very concerned” about risks to groundwater and surface water sources. The survey also showed that the public is willing to pay to reduce such risks—on average, $25 to $30 per year per household for every 1,000 fewer drinking water wells with problems. via common-resources.org. Here is "Figure 2.

2015 162

Is the special issue a joke too?

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Dear Dr. Whitehead, The journal Laws (ISSN 2075-471X) is currently running a special issue entitled "Environmental Law and Sustainability" Dr. Kamrul Hossain , of the University of Lapland (Finland), is serving as Guest Editor for this issue. For further reading, please follow the link to the Special Issue Website at: [link].

2015 144

Call for climate action issued by Christian leaders

Inhabitant

Christian leaders have petitioned officials worldwide to take action to address the climate crisis. In an unprecedented move, heads of several Christian denominations released a joint statement to encourage climate action ahead of key environmental conferences

The first issue of JAERE is available

Environmental Economics

Here is the TOC for the first issue (all of the articles are free): 1. Title: The major open issues concerning the SCC continue to be the appropriate discount rate, the potential for catastrophic damages, the impact of incomplete harmonization of abatement policies, and the effects of distortionary taxes. My "contingent valuation" Google Alert sent me this one: Consequentiality: A Theoretical and Experimental Exploration of a Single Binary Choice Author(s): Richard T.

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The new issue of JAERE is out

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Dear John, The latest issue of the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists  ( JAERE ) is now available on the University of Chicago Press Journals website.        Table of Contents: Volume 3, Issue 2 | June 2016 Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.

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I'm discussing a range of critical issues

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2017 109

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. Issues involving climate change were intentionally not included in this collection because this broad and important topic is deserving of its own special issue.

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6 Issues Facing Electric Vehicles

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Fun to drive and cheaper to operate, electric vehicles have … The post 6 Issues Facing Electric Vehicles appeared first on Earth911.com. Originally posted here: 6 Issues Facing Electric Vehicles.

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"RFF on the issues: Climate mitigation payments"

Environmental Economics

Common Resources: A “strong majority” of people from the New York Times /RFF/Stanford University poll also indicated that while they worry about climate change and support government regulation, they oppose increasing gasoline taxes or electricity prices. The article questions “ just how much they might be willing to pay ” to reduce the risks of climate change.

2015 138

Tim: you should propose a special issue anyway

Environmental Economics

I proposed an off-topic special issue and here is the response (emphasis added): Dear John, I am glad that you are interested in Lead Guest Editing a Special Issue on Measuring the nonmarket value of recreational fishing for Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. In order to move forward, you will need to select a topic and then invite two to four Guest Editors of appropriate seniority to work with you on the Special Issue.

2016 130

An environmental issue to watch this election season

Environmental Economics

Here's a local (Florida) issue that could have interesting national and international impacts: The main focus of this election has been the presidential race, but so many  other things will be on the ballot Nov. Tired of presidential politics?

2016 109

"EPA is soliciting comment on issues related to water quality trading" @willwheels

Environmental Economics

 via Will Wheeler on twitter: EPA is soliciting comment on issues related to water quality trading. (looks This might be the first good thing to be coming out of the EPA in quite some time. via  (looks like the [link] docket is not live, but that just means you have more time). Here is the link: [link].

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deliberateLIFE Magazine Issue #5 – Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) deliberateLIFE Magazine is now one year old – so let''s say Happy Birthday – and issue #5 has just hit the iPad screens and others, so to speak, and this is yet another great issue. My favorite pieces in this issue are “Tips to conserve water” on page 12; “The L.A. Seeing the need for a more multi-disciplinary approach to today''s pressing social issues, Fay formed a new type of consultancy, Red Balloon Ideas.

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India will be in hot water over energy issues

AGreenLiving

See the original post: India will be in hot water over energy issues. Water challenges such as an increase in floods and droughts will threaten India’s energy security. Business Green challenges-such droughts-will energy-security floods-and india

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High PFAS levels associated with breastfeeding issues

AGreenLiving

See the original post: High PFAS levels associated with breastfeeding issues. A study of 1,286 pregnant women found that those with high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ( PFAS ) in their bodies are 20% more likely to stop breastfeeding early. Published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, research also found that PFAS affect pregnancy outcomes, growth and development into puberty and other aspects of reproductive health.

Why Plastic Waste is a C Suite Issue

AGreenLiving

Why Plastic Waste is a C Suite Issue Why is plastic waste a c-suite issue, and how can corporate leaders have a positive impact on plastic waste reduction, while potentially benefiting their businesses? Plastic waste reduction is not only an environmental issue.

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Call for Papers | Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (EEPS) | Special Issue on Hedonic Price Method

Environmental Economics

This special issue in the EEPS wishes to review and advance the utilization of HPM for environmental valuation in the cases of both developed and developing countries. Authors are invited to submit papers to be considered for publications in the special issue of EEPS by  August 31, 2018.    Please send all inquiries to the editor of the special issue.

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RFF on the Issues: The VW Scandal and Diesel Fuel Cars

Environmental Economics

It seems that  such engines are actually worse for the environment than previously thought , and this issue is particularly important in Europe, where about half of new vehicles run on diesel fuel. From the inbox: The Volkswagen emissions scandal is putting pressure on many countries to take a closer look at their vehicle emissions testing for cars that run on diesel fuel.

2015 153

Call for papers: Special Issue on "Coastal Resources Economics and Ecosystem Valuation" in the journal Water

Environmental Economics

This Special Issue will focus on original research into the application of economic valuation methods to understand and measure the contribution of coastal resources and ecosystems to human well-being. Here is the link:  //www.mdpi.com/journal/water/special_issues/Coastal_economics_ecosystem. From the guest editors: Dear Colleagues, Coastal areas around the world are dynamic environments at the interface of terrestrial, marine, and freshwater systems.

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The very first issue of Water Resources and Economics

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: We are very pleased to present you with the first issue of our new journal, Water Resources & Economics. rst issue, a number of important links were established with the help of the journal’s international editorial board. We wish to publish papers of outstanding quality, also if this means less issues every year and consequently that it will perhaps take longer to establish a name for our journal.

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Call for Papers | Marine Resource Economics | Special Issue on Attribute Non-Attendance

Environmental Economics

Special Issue on Attribute Non-Attendance in Choice Experiments of Marine Ecosystem Goods and Services.   Special Issue Editors:  Daniel K.   Marine Resource Economics is soliciting contributions for a special issue on the topic of AN-A in choice experiments of marine ecosystem goods and services in Volume 34 (2019).  Call for Papers. Marine Resource Economics.

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Call for papers: Special Issue on "Coastal Resources Economics and Ecosystem Valuation" in the journal Water

Environmental Economics

This Special Issue will focus on original research into the application of economic valuation methods to understand and measure the contribution of coastal resources and ecosystems to human well-being. From the guest editors: Dear Colleagues, Coastal areas around the world are dynamic environments at the interface of terrestrial, marine, and freshwater systems.

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RFF on the Issues: When a Carbon Tax Is Better than Regulation

Environmental Economics

In the current issue of Resources magazine, RFF experts and colleagues explore several questions regarding the design and implementation of a carbon tax: “A carbon tax is unlikely to reduce the number of jobs in the US economy, contrary to what some critics suggest. When isn't it? Earlier this week at the Paris climate conference, President Obama said that imposing a price on carbon emissions “was a smarter way to deal with pollution than a command-and-control system.”

2015 136

Internet privacy issues

Eco Friendly Daily

If you don’t like what your favorite internet search engine or e-commerce site does with information it collects about you, your options are limited to living with it or logging off. Major search engines, for instance, all keep records of your searches for weeks, months or even years, often tied to your computer’s internet address or more. Retailers, meanwhile, generally presume the right to send marketing e-mails.

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The latest issue of Journal of Economic Surveys.

Environmental Economics

has a special issue on market experiments. Here  Here is the environmental paper : Friesen, L. and Gangadharan, L. 2013), ENVIRONMENTAL MARKETS: WHAT DO WE LEARN FROM THE LAB? Journal of Economic Surveys, 27: 515–535. doi: 10.1111/joes.12021. Abstract: In recent years, some of the most influential policies have been either tested or evaluated using experimental methods.

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7 Eco Issues to Address in 2013

Green Prophet

As the conversation about climate change and other environmental issues gains traction, it’s a good time for concerned citizens to get serious about taking meaningful action. Here are seven of the most pressing issues facing the Middle East in 2013 and organizations that are working to resolve them. Yet water scarcity threatens more people in the Middle East than any other issue because let’s face it: without water, we die.

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How the Levi Strauss Foundation takes on social justice issues

AGreenLiving

Daniel Lee, executive director of the Levi Strauss Foundation, joined veteran journalist Marc Gunther for a conversation about how the foundation has worked on social justice issues for well over a century. Here is the original: How the Levi Strauss Foundation takes on social justice issues.

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Why Robin Hood is at fault for the political issues in the U.S. and U.K.

Environmental Economics

From Nobel prize winner Angus Deaton in the World Economic Forum.    Sorry for the length, but a fascinating economic rationale for the current political environment in the developed world. International development aid is based on the Robin Hood principle: take from the rich and give to the poor. National development agencies, multilateral organizations, and NGOs currently transfer more than $135 billion a year from rich countries to poor countries with this idea in mind.

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Call for papers extended to May 3: Special Issue on "Coastal Resources Economics and Ecosystem Valuation" in the journal Water

Environmental Economics

Update from Wally Milon (March 7, 2019):  We have extended the deadline for the special issue of Water on Coastal Resource Economics and Ecosystem Valuation to May 3, 2019. This Special Issue will focus on original research into the application of economic valuation methods to understand and measure the contribution of coastal resources and ecosystems to human well-being.

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If you were wondering when our forthcoming paper would be assigned a journal issue

Environmental Economics

Your wait is over: One of the major criticisms of stated preference data is hypothetical bias. Using a unique dataset of both stated and actual behavior, we test for hypothetical bias of stated preference survey responses. We consider whether respondents tend to overstate their participatory sporting event behavior ex ante when compared to their actual behavior at different registration fees.

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Call for climate action issued by Christian leaders

AGreenLiving

The heads of the Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, and Eastern Orthodox Church issued a joint statement last week, calling on global leaders to address two key issues: social inequality and climate change. There are also plans to host major world religious leaders and scientists at the Vatican to forge a “common stand” on climate issues. See the original post: Call for climate action issued by Christian leaders.

The issue about food waste is going mainstream

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The issue about food waste is going mainstream but will the people listen and understand the message? It is good to see that this issue has now been highlighted in the media such as the i-News but what we could do with, I think, is a small book that could educate people as to what can be reused from vegetables which, more often than not, is seen as waste by most, be this peelings or tops from beets, or stalks.

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Climate change is the biggest public health issue

AGreenLiving

Related: Climate change is a public health issue amounting to billions in medical costs The full name of the call for action, published September 5, is “Call for Emergency Action to Limit Global Temperature Increases, Restore Biodiversity, and Protect Health.” Read the original: Climate change is the biggest public health issue.

Russia issues temporary ban on beef from New Zealand

Green (Living) Review

The Russian agriculture safety watchdog has imposed a temporary ban on imports of beef and beef products from New Zealand, effective February 6. The measure comes after the feed additive Ractopamine, a stimulant fertilizer for promoting muscle growth, has been discovered in some samples,” the watchdog spokesperson said. The watchdog also said that it might ban fish imports from New Zealand due to traces of mercury in some supplies.