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Business Plays a Key Role in Shaping Regulation
The relationship between business ethics and regulation is complex. The role of MNCs in shaping regulation is growing. MNCs in emerging economies need to take an active approach in shaping their regulatory environments.
Governments Must Do More to Involve Local Electricity Distribution Companies in Promoting Conservation
Local Distribution Companies can to play a greater role in the design and delivery of conservation demand management programs (CDMs), but need a framework of more stable and comprehensive policies and institutional ...
It's Time to Overcome Our Addiction to Economic Growth
Economic growth as we have come to know and experience it is not a feasible option for the long term. Neither is it necessary for improved well-being in countries that have already reached high material living standards. ...
Climate Change and Air Quality
The climate in Ontario has changed between 1979 and 2007. Climate change can have an impact on air quality.
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 ...
Falling Calcium Levels Are Harming Freshwater Animals
Crayfish are especially vulnerable to falling levels of calcium in eastern North American lakes. This poses a threat to the ecosystems in which crayfish and other crustaceans reside.
Arctic Species Severely Affected by Climate Change in the Last Two Centuries
The last two centuries of climate warming have drastically affected many species in the High Arctic. Species that survived in extreme cold are becoming threatened as the average temperature in the Arctic increases.