NCEE ability to participate in RFAs

Environmental Economics

Economists in the National Center for Environmental Economics, where I work may be able to participate in RFAs from other federal agencies. Researchers within the National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE) may be willing and available to participate with an eligible institution to prepare a joint assistance application in response to a Request for Application (RFA) issued by another federal agency.  This isn't anything new, but I thought it was worth posting.

I participated in a journal ranking survey

Environmental Economics

We hope that you will assist us, and articulate your own views on these issues, by completing the survey at: The results will be published and we will circulate a results’ summary to all participants who wish to receive it, as well as to the AERE Board. From the inbox: Dear AERE Member: Increasingly the quality of our published work is assessed via the standing of the journals in which it appears.

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Californians Participating In Solar Generation and Reducing Climate Change Pollution

Sierra Club Compass

Promoting individual participation and enabling customer choice is critical to reducing climate change emissions. One key tool for allowing greater participation in clean energy is utility rate design. Earlier this month, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere passed 400 parts per million (ppm), far exceeding what the scientific community deems permissible to minimize the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions on the planet’s climate.

I just participated in a "faculty perceptions of social technology" survey

Environmental Economics

Democratic participation means to be an active member of society

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Democratic participation, something that some people feel excluded from, and something that the government wants people to get involved in, mean more than going every four or so year to the polls, at national and local level, etc. The real true meaning of democratic participation is to be an active member of society, to actively help in its restructuring and thereby to understand its multiplicity as a chance.

Methods for Public Participation

The Green Changemakers

Tags: Management Sustainable-development Participation Community Education

Beyond Consumption: Enabling Participation for Livable Cities

The Green Changemakers

I followed the spread of "participation through consumption" with growing concern. Nowhere in the mainstream did I see the principles of self-organization, mutual support, and interaction — the elements that kindled my commitment to sustainability — recognized as valid pathways to participation. Urban Social Participation[link].

Landscaper Brothers Participate in Walmart Contest: Kill Weeds and Save the Planet One Vote at a Time

Green (Living) Review

Landscaper Brothers have a patent pending on new technology to reduce weeds and eliminate a billion plastic mulch bags from U.S. landfills every year. Shoppers can vote daily for the Weed Recede Weed Blocking Mulch Bags through Walmart’s “Get on the Shelf Contest.” To make a difference, simply vote for their product daily. Fans of Weed Recede can also vote daily by texting 3151 to 383838 at no cost. The contest runs from March 7th to April 4th 2012.

Find an Event to Participate in this Earth Day

Green Living Ideas

Find an Event to Participate in this Earth Day. Are you looking for things to do this Earth Day? photo credit: EarthDay.net Earth Day 2009, April 22, will mark the beginning of The Green Generation CampaignTM which is also the focus of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day in 2010. With negotiations for a new global climate agreement coming up in December, Earth [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas.

Environmental Economics: Join the fishery management team today!

Environmental Economics

Below you'll find a request-to-post a call for participants in the Scientific and Statistical Committee for the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council from the inbox. I am happy to do so since I participate in the SSC for the South Atlantic FMC and have learned much over the years.

Day 1: Organizers Welcome

AGreenLiving

Day 1: Organizers Welcome GreenBiz Senior Energy Analyst & VERGE Electrify Co-Chair Sarah Golden welcomes participants to VERGE Electrify. Business Green chair-sarah electrify event featured session user-profile- welcomes-participants

Quick Study: Do REDD+ Projects Benefit People as Well as Forests?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Community participation and benefits in REDD+: A review of initial outcomes and lessons. Can communities can participate in meaningful ways? ” The hardest question is how meaningfully those communities have participated in decisions about the project, adds Madeira. A majority of projects are obtaining the informed consent of local populations; however, the extent of participation remains uneven.

Colorful rammed earth domes decorate an island in Iran

AGreenLiving

Eco Green construction economy homes iran island neighboring participation persian project tehran the-architectsThese whimsical rammed earth domes are made from locally sourced soil, sand, gravel and stone. Even better, they’re designed to help empower the island’s community.

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Smithsonian Museum Day – September 25th

The Green Samaritan

Check out Smithsonian and search for a participating museum offering one free ticket per household for two people for the day. Museum Day is an annual event is hosted by Smithsonian Media and while Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC are free to enter every day, participating museums across the country are opening their doors for free too with anyone showing a Museum Day ticket.

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Earth Hour 2014

Environmental News Network

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. Since then, Earth Hour has spread to 152 countries and is considered the largest symbolic mass participation event in the world. Holiday earth hour light participate What are you doing this Saturday March 28th at 8:30 pm?

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Shop & Save Tip: Introducing Paperculture with 20% Off

The Green Samaritan

and who is due any day now, I’d like to announce the arrival of a new TGS participating merchant , Paperculture. Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe Shop & Save Tip: Introducing Paperculture with 20% Off July 23, 2010 In honor of my new little niece to be named Laura Jeanne, (yes, after me!)

2010 135

Blog Action Day – The Gift of Water

The Green Samaritan

Over 4600 blogs will be participating including the White House Blog , The UK Foreign Office, and The Official Google Blog. Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe Blog Action Day – The Gift of Water October 15, 2010 Today, October 15th, is Blog Action Day. Each year bloggers from all over the world come together and write about a single important issue.

2010 130

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Cuts Ties to.

PR Watch

The national certifying body for teachers in the United States, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), participated in the Education Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) until April 2012. As a result, NBPTS terminated its membership as an Education Task Force Member of ALEC effective April 18, 2012, and also withdrew from participating in the upcoming ALEC conference. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts.

Shop & Save Reminders

The Green Samaritan

Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe Shop & Save Reminders September 29, 2010 Just a quick reminder of a few great shop and save deals from TGS participating merchants: KidsKonserve - 15% entire purchase with code SCHOOL.

2010 100

Amazon's Membership Demonstrates Corporate Control of ALEC.

PR Watch

Online retail giant Amazon is being criticized for its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and accounts of its participation in ALEC illustrate how ALECs corporate members and funders drive the ALEC agenda. Going into the ALEC meeting," Wright said, "I knew that the corporate members participated. So I wont patronize Amazon again until they withdraw all participation in ALEC. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts.

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Scribblers Retreat Writers' Conference

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Scribblers Retreat Writers’ Conference I recently came back from Georgia, where I participated in the May session of Scribblers’ Retreat Writers’ Conference. I was just one of the conference’s participating authors but they made me feel like I was the guest of honor.

2009 100

The “Aha” of the “Aha From a Science Fiction Writer's Workshop”

The Alien Next Door

Participants ranged from budding writers interested in creating short stories to established writers of non-fiction. It really resonated with one of my workshop participants, Colin Wiebe , a singer/songwriter and an accomplished writer himself (Colin wrote several books, his latest one being an inspirational guidebook entitled Advertise Yourself ).

2009 100

Are All Canadians Fringe Dwellers?

The Alien Next Door

When I agreed to participate in a study of Romanian writers by the University of Bucharest, I didn’t expect that it would lead to meeting another Canadian writer. The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Are All Canadians Fringe Dwellers? That is how fate works…and serendipity.

2009 100

Scottish climate activist shames Shell CEO

Inhabitant

At a public talk at the Ted Countdown Summit in Edinburgh last Thursday, participants played to type. Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden tried to look sincere about the oil behemoth’s commitment to fighting climate change. Young climate activist Lauren MacDonald delivered a scathing commentary about van Beurden and his company’s character, then stormed off the stage, refusing to further engage

Eco-Friendly Lifestyle: 7 Modern Solutions for Home Improvement

Green Living Guy

And if you want to participate in that, too, […]. Sustainable living and eco-friendly solutions have become buzzwords in the modern world. More and more people are starting to care about our planet and its future.

Emerging Issues in Development Policy: The winding road to growth and equity

The Green Changemakers

Industrialization And The Land Acquisition Conundrum Pranab Bardhan University of California, Berkeley April 29, 2011 The Politics Of Development Brian Levy The World Bank April 29, 2011 Participatory Development Reconsidered Ghazala Mansuri The World Bank April 29, 2011 Participation Makes A Difference: But Not Always How And Where We Might Expect John Gaventa University of Sussex April 29, 2011 Demographics And Development Policy David E.

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Will COP26 be postponed?

Inhabitant

Unequal access to the COVID-19 vaccine, which could prevent delegates from less developed countries from participating Most studies coming out on climate change emphasize the need for immediate action. But now, almost 1,600 nonprofits want to postpone the COP26 climate summit until next year. The reason?

Photo of the Day: Most people usually just ignore the request

Environmental Economics

I guess I need to update my participant list. Received this formal letter from a lawyer today: Reactions: Oops. Most people usually just ignore the request. I'm thinking billable hours are involved

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Where I am today

Environmental Economics

2017 100

Nissan of New Rochelle now offers week long test drives of electric cars

Green Living Guy

A I have mentioned before at Sustainable Westchester: Local Westchester municipalities, businesses, institutions, residents, and students can participate in the Sustainable Westchester electric vehicle (EV) initiative. Yes folks. You’ve heard it here.

A great job opportunity for an undergraduate economics student (deadline May 28)

Environmental Economics

The participant will be involved with NCEE economists on a research project that will improve methodologies to assess the benefits and costs of environmental policies that improve water quality. The participant will engage in research efforts to review literature of all relevant studies, evaluate the results of published validity and reliability tests, and conduct additional retrospective evaluation tests on results, making use of raw survey data where available.

2019 109

He, She, It: Behavioral implications of naming hurricanes

Environmental Economics

In one experiment, participants predicted the intensity of 10 hurricanes -- five with female names and five with male names. The male hurricanes were deemed more intense -- regardless of the gender of the participant. In another test, participants were asked to judge the risks of a hypothetical "Hurricane Alexander" and a "Hurricane Alexandra."

2014 138

I'm not at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki.

Environmental Economics

for the Western Economic Association International 90th Annual Conference (June 28- July 2, 2015); but my co-authors are: Program Addenda (6/25/15) |  Preliminary Program (5/20/15) | Participants Directory (5/20/15). Session Information & Instructions  |  Housing Information  | General Information   Participating Allied Societies  |  Exhibitor Info.

2015 155

Spring revival project offers hope amid climate change in the Himalayas

A Greener Life

CEDAR is also gauging the participation of local residents as citizen scientists through field visits. Community participation in CHIRAG-CEDAR project. A woman fetches water from a spring at Tula Kote village in the Kumaon hills, Uttarakhand.

Maybe I need a "you won't believe #7" in the subject line

Environmental Economics

I get an email list of participants and send out a request to complete the survey via SurveyMonkey. After almost a week I'm surprised to find that almost one-third of the participants in the Blue Ridge Brutal have not opened an email with "Blue Ridge Brutal participant survey" in the subject line. As I mentioned the other day I'm conducting a post-road bike race survey. I've

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New publication: "Estimating willingness to pay for a cycling event using a willingness to travel approach"

Environmental Economics

This study examines the monetary value of nonmarket benefits to participants of an active sport tourism event, such as happiness and pride from participating in an event. John C. Whitehead and Pamela Wicker, Tourism Management, Volume 65, April 2018, Pages 160-169. Abstract. Willingness to travel (WTT) greater distances for future events is assessed and converted into willingness to pay (WTP) estimates using travel costs.

2018 109

Greening the Internet

Green Living Tips

As active participants of the Internet, we need to mobilize to. As we work on play on our iPhones, surf web sites or perhaps even work on our. own web sites, there's not just the electricity consumption at our end to take. into consideration, but on. the service providers side as well. encourage online and telecommunications companies to green their power sources

2010 162

"RGGI Delivers Yet Again"

Environmental Economics

Rachel Cleetus: Yesterday the nine states that participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) released a report that highlights the continuing success of the nation’s longest-running carbon market. Nine New England and Mid-Atlantic states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont) currently participate in the RGGI program, which limits power plant carbon emissions.

2015 160

"21 Peer Reviewers Who Failed So Hard They Almost Won" - Newmark's Door

Environmental Economics

is misleading because it appears that close to half of your participants are scoring below that mean" #impossible ! David Newmark: "People in glass houses shouldn’t write mean peer review comments." " via www.newmarksdoor.com. My favorite: 18. This reviewer who needs to check the definition of “average”. "The "The reported mean of 7.7 ShitMyReviewersSay (@YourPaperSucks) October 30, 2014

2015 116

We Go ECO Back To School Event

Green Earth Journey

Make sure to grab the button and come back to participate! I've just added 3 more ridiculously fantastic sponsors!! Labels: Giveaways, Product Reviews

2009 100

Take the "What Are Things REALLY Worth?" survey!

Environmental Economics

Any American aged 18 and above can participate simply by visiting the link at www.hoover.org/KaneStudy and completing the fifty questions. Kane’s contest, like the British version, asks participants to select a subset of the most beautiful photos then identifies the most common responses. Rules for winning the one hundred cash prizes can only be described to participants after they visit and begin the contest.

2019 122

Prime-age male

Environmental Economics

Sandra Black, Jason Furman, Emma Rackstraw and Nirupama Rao: The share of men between the ages of 25 and 54 either working or actively seeking work—the prime-age male labour force participation rate—has been falling for more than 60 years in the US—from a peak of 98% in the 1950s to 88% today. In the last 25 years, the prime-age male labour force participation rate has fallen more quickly in the US than in all but one of the OECD economies, and is now the third lowest among this group.

2017 109

Stand-up economist: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change

Environmental Economics

the economics profession won't be participating (as much) in the training of undergraduates in climate skepticism