Hypothetical Bias presentation at TAMU; & et cetera

Environmental Economics

 The authors also recommend a method and modeling strategy for accurately predicting ex post RP visitations accurately. I was in College Station, TX at the end of March to talk about hypothetical bias of stated preference data to the folks in agricultural economics (here is the PDF of the PPT ).

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2 Strategies for Cutting Unhealthy Bonds.

Elephant Journal

With time and practice, I’ve learned to be present for my patients but to not shoulder their discomfort. One strategy I teach my patients and workshop participants to help them maintain healthy relationships is. Blog Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality empaths highly sensitive people judith orloff narcissists self-care techniques toxic relationships unhealthy bonds wound mate relationships

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Easter gift ideas from Present Aid

Green (Living) Review

Present Aid, the charity gift shop of international development charity Christian Aid, recently launched a new website offering a range of Easter themed gifts, the proceeds of which will help to fund Christian Aid’s work to end global poverty. Many of Present Aid's best-selling charity gifts make ideal presents for anyone who would like to celebrate Easter through giving. Groups can also use the Present Aid site to buy larger gifts collectively.

Secret Strategies for Successful Supply Chain Management

Elephant Journal

It is presently basic for organizations to deal with the supply chain so […]. The supply chain is the stream of both data and material through an assembling organization, from the provider to the client. Generally the stream of material has been viewed as just at an operational dimension, however this methodology is never again sufficient.

Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Nature Conservancy - Science

But even as we made small gains towards building more socially resilient communities with better early warning systems and evacuation strategies, we still were not getting to the root of the problem. Conservation has historic and growing opportunities to apply the concept of ecosystem services to help shift the present patterns of environmental degradation in the countries that need and want it most.

How I Got Present by Counting to 5. ~ Laura Hand

Elephant Journal

My mat was an escape, an exit strategy. This opened me up to the staggering truth that my practice was becoming a distraction. Or perhaps I was becoming a distraction to my practice. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga being in the moment breath commitment consistency presence yoga practice

VisionConsult presents "Village of the Future" for Roma Inclusion

Green (Living) Review

Global consulting company took part in High Level Event on EU Funds Contribution to Roma Integration By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sofia, Bulgaria : Global consulting company VisionConsult International took advantage of the High Level Event on EU Funds Contribution to Roma Integration to present their “Village of the Future” project.

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DELTAS 2013 Presentations

The Green Changemakers

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 PLENARY 1 Dr. Robert Twilley, Executive Director, Louisiana Sea Grant, Louisiana State University Mr. Valsin A. Marmillion, Managing Director, America’s WETLAND Foundation PLENARY 2 Prof. Dr. Tran Thuc, Director, Viet Nam Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology & Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment, The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam Prof. Dr. Ir.

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New Environmental Strategy On The Table In Israeli Elections

Green Prophet

Livni presented The Movement’s environmental agenda together with Green Movement chairman Alon Tal. Following that strategy, The Movement now advocates for a complete overhaul of Israel’s Transportation Ministry budget, for increased public transportation, and aims to declare around 250,000 hectares (some 620,000 acres) of new, open protected areas. And only time will tell what new developments and platforms will be presented in the lead up to Israel’s national elections.

Mesopotamian Marshlands: Design Duo Present Plan to Restore a Crusty Wasteland

Green Prophet

Raya Ani and Zayad Motlib first told us about their plans for Mesopotamian Marshlands ecosystem and community earlier this year, and now they’re presenting their ideas to the first AIA Middle East conference in Dubai. Only they won’t rely on the same methods developed over hundreds of years to revive the marshlands; instead, Ani and Motlib will incorporate new strategies and technologies into their rehabilitation efforts.

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Urban Biodiversity Strategies

The Green Changemakers

It is not just a subject for study and deliberation; it is the network which holds our species in a continued and ever-present dialogue with the rest of life. We need to focus national and international will on a global, long term, and rapid development and implementation of an integrated biodiversity strategy. Understanding the challenges in conserving urban biodiversity can provide valuable lessons for conservation strategies in the future.

New Government energy rules could undermine climate strategy

Green (Living) Review

Source: Friends of the Earth This press release is presented without editing for your information only. A new report by a committee of MPs of Wednesday, 26 January 2011, warning that new UK planning rules could lead to a new 'dash for gas' and stall low-carbon energy investment, has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth.

Avoiding Catastrophic Costs of Climate Change Requires Fast-Action Strategies

Green (Living) Review

The amounts are staggering: A hurricane in the New York region: “Potentially the cost could be 1 trillion dollars at present, rising to over 5 trillion dollars by mid-century”; Die-back of the Amazon: “Beyond ~2 °C the costs of committed die-back rise very rapidly and more than double to around $US 7,800 billion and $US 9,400 billion NPV [net present value] for 3 °C and 4 °C respectively (with forest area losses of circa 3.9 by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Washington D.C. –

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Urban development strategies

The Green Changemakers

URBAN DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES - ebook MANAGING ASIAN CITIES Books, Periodicals, Studies, and Reports ISBN: 978-971-561-698-0 Publication Date: June 2008 In stock The challenge of urbanization in Asia is unprecedented — some 1.1 The second presents options for improved urban management practice.

International Fisheries Management Commission Agrees to Strategy to Amend Measures to End Pacific Bigeye Tuna Overfishing

Green (Living) Review

The Commission adopted a strategy for 2011 to work on a new Conservation and Management Measure (CMM) for bigeye tuna. For more information, visit www.wcpfc.int This press release is presented without editing for your information only. HONOLULU, HI, December 16, 2010: On Friday, the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) concluded its week-long 7th Regular Session, in Ko Olina, Hawaii.

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Building a better world - 6 strategies for engaging the SDGs in the classroom

The Green Changemakers

A project grounded in locally-present SDGs also allows for a powerful alignment between global understanding and local action and service, which helps students feel less paralyzed and become true protagonists for change in their own communities. by Jennifer D.

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Importance of Rio+20 To Be Explored in Free Webinar Presented by International Society of Sustainability Professionals

Green (Living) Review

Amy Fraenkel, UNEP's Director for North America, will be the lead presenter during the one-hour panel discussion, to be followed by 30 minutes of Q&A with participants from around the world. Fraenkel will join a panel of experts representing NGO, corporate and governmental perspectives who will comment and participate in a discussion to be moderated by Ira Feldman, president & senior counsel, greentrack Strategies of Bethesda, MD.

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Mitigation strategies for Peak oil

The Green Changemakers

While the present infrastructure continues to function you still have vast resources disposable that are only a click away. Peak Oil presents the potential for quite catastrophic upheavals, but also some more hopeful possibilities, a chance to address many underlying societal problems, and the opportunity return to simpler, healthier and more community oriented lifestyles. [link] Peak Oil represents a unique challenge and unlike 1973, peaking won't be brief but permanent.

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5 Strategies to Help Bring Humane Education to Schools

The Green Changemakers

So whether you're a classroom teacher or community educator, here are 5 of the most useful strategies you can use to help ease the way for bringing humane education into schools: STANDARDS : The easiest and most obvious way is to link humane education content to standards. If you're a community educator who wants to offer humane education presentations in schools, it's important to familiarize yourself with standards and highlight the strong connections between them and your content.

Conference Presentations (downloadable): Building Safe, Healthy and Livable Communities

The Green Changemakers

PowerPoint Presentations PDF files of all the PowerPoint presentations collected from speakers at the conference are posted on the conference program below. If you do not see a pdf file for a particular speaker/session, they either did not use PowerPoint or we were unable to obtain a copy of their presentation. Successful Approaches to Equitable Development: Capacity Building, Area-Wide Planning and Revitalization Strategies [CM 1.5]

Jordan’s Queen Rania Featured at World Future Energy Summit

Green Prophet

The policy underpins Jordan’s National Energy Strategy, which calls for 7% of its electricity to come from renewables by 2015, rising to 10% by 2020. Presently, less than 1% of the kingdom’s energy comes from renewable sources, but the country has pledged millions of dollars more. billion national strategy to sustainably manage its water resources, preserve water quality and increase water security while pursuing economic growth.

Can We Restore…Everything? 100 Words from Hobbs, Ellis, Marvier & Others

Nature Conservancy - Science

We also don’t intend to present a “clear message as to what practitioners should do with a ‘novel ecosystem.’” Science 100 words conservation strategies ecosystem management novel ecosystems science communication Weeds in a vacant lot. Photo © Michael Coghlan/Flickr. Can a vacant lot be….a a dangerous idea?

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Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

Nature Conservancy - Science

In graphical form, here’s what it looks like: Figure 1: My graphical representation of numbers presented in table form by Pan et. Of course I am also banking on break-out success of a variety of forest-climate strategies The Nature Conservancy and our global partners are pioneering.

The Moment that Taught me to Stop Scrolling through Life.

Elephant Journal

I need to adopt this strategy so I can stop getting sucked into the Newsfeed vortex: Enlightened Society Family being a good mother being a good parent being present distraction facebook family For Children good mother muffins politics social media

2017 67

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post-Carbon World

The Green Changemakers

Although this book presents seven rules, rules two through six are arguably subsumed under the first one: restore the streetcar city. Living carfree is not expressly presented as a viable option or end goal. Invest in lighter, greener, cheaper and smarter infrastructure Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post-Carbon World Patrick M. How can North American cities be designed to reduce carbon emissions?

There’s no Easy way to Hack Meditation.

Elephant Journal

In my experience, when we try to devise some kind of strategy for meditation, we typically just end up thinking about that strategy and using it to move away from the fundamental purpose of the practice itself. If there is any kind of technique to meditation, it would be something along the lines of “no-technique.”

2018 63

Links Between a Poverty Fighting Present & a Sustainable Future

The Green Changemakers

link] Colin Grant Weighs In Colin Grant is Founder and CEO of Visible Strategies and will contributing a regular column in Ecocities Emerging. The Ecocity Concept Drive into Ivory Park on the outskirts of Johannesburg and you are in a sub-Saharan African everyplace. Poverty extends its claws everywhere. A line of smoke lingers across its skyline - the detritus of umbhawulas , the traditional tin-drum coal fires that continue to be the dominant form of energy in most poor black areas.

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An alternative strategy to climate research denial is to cover your ears and scream "LALALALALALA, I CAN'T HEAR YOU!"

Environmental Economics

At least the vetting isn't 'extreme' : Scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency who want to publish or present their scientific findings likely will need to have their work reviewed on a "case by case basis" before it can be disseminated, according to a spokesman for the agency's transition team.

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International Symposium "Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change in the Regions of Europe

The Green Changemakers

Programme Plenary Session Workshop 1: Climate change and tourism Workshop 2: Climate change and forestry Workshop 3: Climate change and water management Workshop 4: Climate change and biodiversity Workshop 5: Climate change and urban management Presentation of the workshop results Impressions [link].

Risky Conservation: How to Identify and Manage It

Nature Conservancy - Science

the risk of engaging with corporate partners or undertaking controversial strategies). Conservation funders do not expect the strategies and projects they support to be fail-safe, and my experience has been that they value honesty about the risks involved. However, there are barriers to the explicit acknowledgment and presentation of risks. Danger sign. Photo by Flickr user deejayres. Conservation projects occur under many types of uncertainty.

A Birder Attends a (Virtual) Ornithology Conference

10,000 Birds

NAOC is big — there are so many speeches, round tables, symposia, panel discussions, and poster presentations, that nobody could sample even a tiny fraction of the entire conference. At the bottom of the food chain there are the poster presentations , which are exactly what they sound like.

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A Birder Attends a (Virtual) Ornithology Conference – Part II

10,000 Birds

After a week of lectures, symposia, and poster presentations, I can report that NAOC 2020 was well worth the price of admission. He also described the current recovery strategy for the parrot, which will involve the creation of additional populations and exchanges between them.

2020 219

RFF | Request for Proposals: Retrospective Studies of Regulatory Performance

Environmental Economics

The present RFP seeks proposals in two areas: New in-depth studies on the actual performance of individual (or groups of) rules issued by the US EPA. These examples, and the examples below, are meant to illustrate but not limit the types of regulatory strategies that could be examined. At present, up to $200,000 is immediately available to support up to six grants. I'm posting this RFP at the request of Dick Morgenstern and Art Fraas. This is a great project.

2020 109

Israel approves 30% renewables goal for 2030: Revolution or low bar?

Green Prophet

A plan by Ministry of Energy , presented in July, foresees as an increase of the cumulative solar PV capacity of Israel from currently around 2 GW to 15.77 Leading economists found that a green – not a grey – economic recovery strategy can drive an even better economic recovery.

2020 79

How is AI Reforming Future Trading?

Green Prophet

However, in the present times, the internet and computer have turned out to be more accessible around the world. Strategies for Algorithm Trading. Several strategies look for constant and safe profits. Here are some algorithm strategies that you can benefit from. . Statistical Arbitrage is strategies aiming to recognize the differences in cost between various devices quoted in different markets, distributing predictable and known connection with one another. .

The Dangers of Compartmentalizing our Emotional Needs.

Elephant Journal

There is really no other way to be present for your children, for example, and still be pushing with every thing you have toward career goals, maintaining friendships, and planning strategies for the future. We learn, in our dire need to be successful people, how to compartmentalize so many things.

2018 70

Teaching environmental and resource economics: A bibliography

Environmental Economics

"Externalities and the Coase theorem: A diagrammatic presentation." "An experiment on enforcement strategies for managing a local environment resource." Alden, Dave. "Experience "Experience with scripted role play in environmental economics."

2020 130

Pre-COP Webinar: Communicating Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

It will present some of the challenges and opportunities for engaging the public with climate change, but also consider the limits to public engagement with climate change. presents climate change communication which empowers behaviour change rather than preaches it.”

2010 116

At What Cost? Legislators come up with solutions to Harmful Algal Blooms. Environmental Economists come up with cheaper solutions.

Environmental Economics

  Funding may include establishing facilities to improve manure application processes, projects to reduce open lake disposal of dredged materials, funds to local governments for water quality-based green infrastructure, water management projects to help reduce nutrient and sediment runoff impacting the lake and other strategies. And he is right, these strategies could make a big difference. 

2018 116

New Evidence Released in Fakegate Global Warming Scandal

Green (Living) Review

The Heartland Institute on May 2, 2012 released more evidence that the organization did not produce a “climate strategy memo” that Pacific Institute President Peter Gleick originally claimed came from a “Heartland insider” and later said he received “in the mail” from an anonymous source. It was not created on the Heartland System and was never present there prior to its February 14 posting online.” This press release is presented for your information only.

2012 100

The Bird Way: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

One good thing about birding during a pandemic–the forced restrictions on place and time translate into more time to observe what birds do.

2020 219

The annual deadweight loss of Christmas story

Environmental Economics

Lee: It’s everyone’s least favorite part of the Christmas season: You’re expected to get a present for your brother-in-law, but you have no idea what he wants. The result: People often get a lot less value from their presents than the giver spent on them. It’s the gap between how much a gift giver spends on a present and how much the recipient values the gift. Timothy B.

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Mindfulness Education Toolkit

The Green Changemakers

Mindfulness is a state of awareness and a practice; it involves attending to the present moment and cultivating an attitude of curiosity, openness and acceptance of one’s experience. Learn More about Mindfulness Below, you can download our Mindfulness Toolkit—a 90-minute professional development session designed for educators seeking research-based strategies to help their students build this particular competency. What is Mindfulness?

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