Essays Tagged: "environmental issues"

Role of Government Intervention in Environmental Issues

Paper #1: Role of Government Intervention in Environmental IssuesIn environmental cases, a policy framework is sometimes moreeffective when there ... individualistic manner. Individualistic type of behavior hasbeen known to lead to greater level of environmental degradation.Market based approach is definitely an economically liberal (andalso RReag ... rk is implemented in an appropriate manner, this can turnout to be very flexible, user friendly and environmentally friendly approach.In my opinion, government role should simply be initiating, implem ...

(7 pages) 421 0 4.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau

gical advances, is currently moving at a much faster pace then the 1800's, and has overgone various environmental issues.The technological advancements since the 19th century has enabled us to complet ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Nuclear Waste

utions good, should be updatedNuclear WasteNuclear waste is one of the most pressing and provocativeenvironmental issues of our time. This radioactive waste, whichremains deadly for thousands of years ... s needed is more study on howradioactive elements behave, hopefully enough to solve this mosturgent environmental problem.

(2 pages) 101 1 3.8 Jun/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Role of the U.S. in the Third World in the Year 2000

dollarsspent on Third World aid. The questions of illegal immigration, the population explosion, andenvironmental issues will become vital to our future. With closer linkage of US aid to these issuesw ... ion of the Philippine Environment canreward particular actions of foreign government, whether it be environmental, social or economic.Too many of current policies are aimed at creating markets for our ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Environmental Effects Associated with Industrialization

Just a few spelling/grammar errors A good thorough report on the environmentStudy of Environmental Issues Associated with IndustrializationAlthough our industrial ways seem to be a very ...

(6 pages) 194 1 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Edward O. Wilson's "Is Humanity Suicidal?".

environment and that it may be too much for it to handle. He insists that "the human species is an environmental abnormality," because human's negative impact on the earth is likely to threaten the s ... re are two different perspectives for the future of the human species, which are exemptionalism and environmentalism.There are people who fail to recognize environmental issues for what they really ar ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The PSA Group . Peugeot & Citroen

ent is affecting all automotive industry players. The industry is being reshaped as never before by environmental issues, legislation, market fragmentation, new technologies, new materials, advanced m ... ement. By training their staff, PSA was increasing its overall level of efficiency.Order Winning:a) Environmental friendly / Electric cars:The Group is seeking to establish itself as a leader in the k ...

(14 pages) 298 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Economic activity is conducted by separately identifiable units.

se of this essay is to look at the sustainability issues as a framework for understanding corporate environmental responsibility. The corporate accountability concept will be considered as well as imp ... the last part of this essay is dedicating to New Zealand and how New Zealand business has embraced environmental issues.Discussion:Economic activities are responsible, directly or indirectly, for mos ...

(8 pages) 141 1 3.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

This is a report written about Transcendentlaism and how it used in society today.

ical advances, is currently moving at a much faster pace then the 1800's, and has over gone various environmental issues.The way of the transcendentalists were to be simple, in tuned with nature, to l ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Acid Rain

n 50). Deposition is just the process of depositing. According to Middleton, who wrote the Atlas of Environmental Issues, the different types of wet deposition are snow, sleet, hail, fog, mist and dew ... w. This is also known as acid precipitation. Ash, soot, and gases are types of dry deposition. Many environmental effects have been attributed to acid rain. Such effects are damage to lakes, streams, ...

(6 pages) 62 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


iew is very enlightening as to the complacent discontent that the United States portrays concerning environmental issues. We all know the stance the U.S. takes on Global Warming. Now we know how the U ...

(1 pages) 40 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Is Limiting Population a Key Factor in Protecting the Global Environment

1.IntroductionPopulation growth is one of the major environmental issues today. Some people argue, that rapidly growing population is not only problem a ... ystem on which we all depend. Contrary some argue that growing population is a key driver factor of environmental destruction. The purpose of this research project is to explain the main arguments of ... ion growth. According to this approach a limiting population growth would be result in solving many environmental problems however result vary a lot, depending on which country or which type of damage ...

(9 pages) 221 2 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Deforestation in Brazil

There are many environmental issues that are a concern in the world today. One in particular is deforestation. Nowh ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Environmental effects on global business

apt and react to changes in the surrounding environment, especially today where there are many more environmental factors than in the years past. Globalization, technological advances and an ever-chan ... in today's business atmosphere depends on being able to predict and correctly respond to unforeseen environmental issues that effect modern businesses.In the past thirty years, there has been a tremen ...

(5 pages) 270 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A study on Thailand's tourism industry

uction - The tourist resourcesPage 5Consideration - Economic Issues andImpactsPage 6Consideration - Environmental Issues andImpactsPage 7Consideration - Cultural Issue and ImpactOvercoming the problem ... round 6% increase in the industry in the future to cover up the lost within the past few months.The Environmental issues and impactsTourist has always been the reasons of the main environmental issues ...

(9 pages) 149 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Anaylsis In to Uk Utilities Sector

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.4 Technological Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.5 Environmental Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.6 Legal Issues . . . . . . . . . . ... ing the Utilities industry. These factors include Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Environmental and Legal.2.1 Political IssuesPolitical issues affecting the Utilities Industry may in ...

(9 pages) 109 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

History of the animal rights Group

ts roots to the antivivisection campaigns of the 19th cent., the modern movement is closely tied to environmental issues. In the early 1970s, environmental activist organizations, such as Greenpeace , ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What does the notion of legitimacy and social contract have to do with corporate disclosure policies?

y towards the "triple bottom line reporting", where in addition to economic performance, social and environmental issues of the company's performance are given (Deegan 2002). This has drawn the attent ... tions attempt to establish congruence between the social values associated with or implied by their environmental activities, and the norms and values of the society in which they are part (A. Savage ...

(11 pages) 172 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Integration of Indigenous Knowledge and the Physical Sciences

urization and devaluation has led to First Nation's students generally not embracing scientific and environmental ecological discourses resulting in the loss of valuable Aboriginal knowledge; the corn ... as been in use. While it is only in recent times that Western scientists have become concerned with environmental issues, being responsible and caring for the land has always been a part of Aboriginal ...

(15 pages) 154 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE Reporting and Accounting Standard Lays Groundwork for Managing Corporate Social Responsibility

r societal goals as well." Let's consider the 'green' movement as an example. In the past 10 years, environmental issues have shifted from being a fringe movement for "bunny-huggers" to a global conce ... usiness sector has been self-evident. Thousands of companies world-wide are signing up to voluntary environmental standards, such as the International Standards Organisation's 14001 Environmental Mana ...

(6 pages) 282 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers