The Future of Alaska

Author: George Rogers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135999465
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is both a discussion of key decisions Alaskans must make in coming years and a case study of problems of public finance and policy that accompany shifts in power. Originally published in 1962

Air Pollution and Human Health

Author: Lester B. Lave
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135996733
Format: PDF
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Upon competition of a ten year research project which analyzes the effect of air pollution and death rates in US cities, Lester B. Lave and Eugene P. Seskin conclude that the mortality rate in the US could shrink by seven percent with a similar if not greater decline in disease incidence if industries followed EPA regulations in cutting back on certain pollutant emissions. The authors claim that this reduction is sufficient to add one year to average life expectancy. Originally published in 1977.

Government and the Economy An Encyclopedia

Author: David A. Dieterle Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440829047
Format: PDF
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In this non-biased, politically neutral compendium, the authors trace the evolution of the U.S. government's role in the economy, including the history, ideas, key players, and court rulings that influenced its involvement. • Utilizes helpful Topic Finders to help students study specialized entry categories • Provides a summary of an individual's or topic's highlights through informative sidebars • Includes almost 50 maps, graphs, and photos to visually supplement the content • Features a glossary to explain and clarify unfamiliar terms • Discusses the impact of pivotal Supreme Court cases on the U.S. economic system

Corporate Social Responsibility in Times of Crisis

Author: Samuel O. Idowu
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319528394
Format: PDF
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This book explores national and transnational companies' Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in times and settings in which they are confronted with economic and social challenges and analyzes these situations, ranging from the financial crisis to fourth generation sustainability. Presenting a number of different cases from various parts of Europe, North America and Africa, it showcases how companies respond to the challenges of the development, consultation, implementation, integration, measurement and consolidation of CSR. Further it specifies how these corporations deal with uncertainties over corporate and financial resources, global financial stability and growing evidence for climate change. The book describes CSR adaptation under challenging circumstances and argues for the strategic and operative legitimation of Corporate Social Responsibility in times of crisis.

The Governance of Common Property Resources

Author: Edwin T. Haefele
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135999740
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The contributors explore the decision-making processes that surround environmental issues and attempt to provide realistic models for making policy decisions. Originally published in 1975

Conservation Catalysts

Author: James N. Levitt
Publisher: Lincoln Inst of Land Policy
ISBN: 9781558443013
Format: PDF
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"This multi-author volume explores large-landscape conservation projects catalyzed by colleges, universities, independent field stations, and research organizations around the world. These initiatives are grand-scale, cross-boundary, cross-sectoral, and cross-disciplinary efforts to protect working and wild landscapes and waterscapes in Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Kenya, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, and the United States"--

Environmental Histories of the Cold War

Author: J. R. McNeill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521762448
Format: PDF, Docs
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Explores the links between the Cold War and the global environment, ranging from the environmental impacts of nuclear weapons to the political repercussions of environmentalism.

The coming oil crisis

Author: Colin John Campbell
Publisher: Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd.
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Describes the state of the petroleum industry, how much oil is left to produce, and the future of oil production and depletion.