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Community Energy Planning in the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor
The purpose of this major paper is to explore the possibility of developing a community energy project in rural Costa Rica. Two case communities were selected in the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor: Santa Elena and ...
Canadian Subnational Climate Change Policy
Using a framework, this paper evaluates British Columbia’s and Alberta’s carbon tax and Ontario’s and Quebec’s cap and trade system, to determine how effective these policies will be at reducing GHG emissions cumulatively. ...
Climate Change Policy in Canada and Germany: A Comparative Analysis
Climate change is an important issue. This paper will look at the climate change policy of Canada and Germany. In particular borrowing from Hessing et al.'s analysis of resource and environment policy by way of looking at ...
Climate Change and Popular Culture: reframing climate change to incite action
Anthropogenic, or human caused climate change is no longer a hypothetical, future risk. It is wreaking havoc on our landscapes and weather patterns, and the effects of it will only continue to increase in severity and ...
Integrated Approaches to Polar Bear (Ursus Maritimus) Conservation: Exploring the Potential of Photogrammetric Research Techniques and Citizen Science in Tourism Settings
Rapid environmental change can be seen in many ecosystems today. The Arctic ecosystem is especially being altered by global climate change. It is important to monitor the health of not only the Arctic ecosystem but also ...
Urban Renewal: Opportunity for Green Innovation in the Face of Climate Change, A Case Study of Toronto Community Housing
Cities around the world have established ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit the global average temperature increase to within 1.5°C of pre-industrial levels by 2050. The effects of climate ...
Society Needs to Move Towards Sustainable Energy Systems in Order to Deal with Climate Change
Climate change is at its core an energy problem. However, energy usage is not just an ecological problem. It’s a social one as well. Climate change requires us to look at our energy systems more critically and reduce the ...
Which Method of Emissions Trading Is the Best at Reducing Pollution?
A lab simulation showed that cap-and-trade emissions trading leads to less pollution than baseline-and-credit if the emissions rate stays the same.
Polar Bears Are Threatened by the Effects of Climate Change
The rapid warming of the Arctic caused by climate change is negatively affecting polar bears. This research proposes an accurate method of predicting polar bear population abundance under climate change. This will aid with ...
Hurricane Katrina Revealed Many Social and Environmental Problems that already existed in New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina reveals how issues that affect people’s lives are brought to our attention after natural disasters. These problems include the impact of damage to the environment, race and class. When the natural landscape ...