Essays Tagged: "Kyoto"

Global Warming. 5 pages. Causes, effects, and possible solutions, such as: the kyoto treaty, "sinks", and hemp.

now, global warming will do more damage than has any other man made pollution problem.Accepting the Kyoto Treaty and putting it to work is the fist step to stop global warming. In 1997 many countries ... putting it to work is the fist step to stop global warming. In 1997 many countries came together in Kyoto, Japan and signed a treaty to reduce their greenhouse emissions. Though the U.S. has so far fa ...

(4 pages) 352 0 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

English translation to the 3rd and 4th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Fantasy' CD.

ne meter wideI sit and drink miso soup while admiring the fake scenery in the courtyardThe night in Kyoto smells of the tatami's straw while meditatingOver there ~ wishing in the temple, a scenario fl ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Environmental Impact Essay (global warming and the like)

conservation methods and ratify the Desertification Convention. An international conference held in Kyoto, Japan in December 1997 discussed issues on how best to reduce global warming. Kyoto Protocol ... provisions for emission trading between industrialized countries. The overall nominal effect of the Kyoto protocol is for a reduction of 5.2% of emissions by 2010. However the agreement has many flaws ...

(7 pages) 278 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Artistic Film Review: RASHOMON

RASHOMONDirected by Akira KurosawaWhat do "RASHOMON" means? The "Rashomon" was the largest gate in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. It was 106 feet wide and 26 feet deep, and was topped with a ri ... deep, and was topped with a ridge-pole; its stone-wall rose 75 feet high. With the decline of West Kyoto, the gate fell into bad repair, cracking, and crumbling in many places, and became a hide-out ...

(4 pages) 97 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

How successful was Japan in establishing a new style of economy, government and armed forces in the period of the Meiji Emperor (1868-1912)?

The emperors under the Tokugawa (1603-1868) shogun lived under palace arrest in Kyoto while the Tokugawa themselves had their bakufu or military headquarters in Edo. The Emperor, a ... the Emperor ruling assisted by advisers. The Emperor Mutsuhito was shifted from the ancient capital Kyoto to Edo which was now named Tokyo or Eastern capital.Emperor Mutsuhito was only 14 years old. H ...

(11 pages) 99 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Japan History

ily turned to arms to defend its autonomy, and began to muscle in on the capital, Heian (modern-day Kyoto). The Taira clan briefly eclipsed the Fujiwara, and were ousted in turn by the Minamoto family ... ader), Minamoto Yoritomo set up his HQ in Kamakura, while the emperor remained the nominal ruler in Kyoto. This was the beginning of a long period of feudal rule by successive samurai families which l ...

(4 pages) 127 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Broad Perspective: How do Climate and Economy Affect Each Other? Teacher LOVED this essay, very well researched and accurate.

ment agencies are bringing this issue into the political spear. The Rio de Janeiro earth summit and Kyoto accord were valiant attempts to bring first world nations into an agreement to spearhead susta ... ment targets around greenhouse gas emissions. Similar to world agreements on CFCs it was hoped that Kyoto ratification would be the water shed moment. The failure of many countries, most importantly t ...

(4 pages) 83 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Japanese Artwork Analysis

anging scrolls called a triptych, depicts from left to right scenes of the ancient cities of Osaka, Kyoto, and Edo (today's Tokyo). The scrolls were mad with ink, color, and gold on silk, and it was c ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

The japanese Kimono and the Chinese Qi Pao

whole month with giant wheeled floats called hook. These represent 66 tall spears erected in 869 in Kyoto as part of a ritual to protect the city from an epidemic. Everyone attending the festival will ...

(6 pages) 37 0 4.1 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Amplifications of the Kyoto Protocol. Predictions on whether or not it will become a part of our nation.

pose of this paper is to give a clearer understanding to the reader about the amplifications of the Kyoto Protocol. Since the protocol has not yet come into force, much of the information documented i ... theory and nothing will be certain until the protocol has been through all the necessary steps. The Kyoto protocol, with or without support from the United States, will affect short-term global econom ...

(9 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Kyoto The Forgotten Conferance

Kyoto the forgotten treaty Many things have been said over global warming and the environmen ... must face, unless we seriously cut back our pollution emissions there will be nothing left. Kyoto was a step in the right direction for the world powers and if it is abandoned I fear that by t ... stry will self regulate in this particular regard and be beneficial for the environment. The Kyoto agreement was moving towards global improvement. When the American's decided to back out of he ...

(3 pages) 514 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Environmentalism: A Necessary Option to Save the World

tly onto governments of the world. In 1997, nearly all of the nations in the world came together in Kyoto, Japan, to discuss the problem of greenhouse emissions. One there, many regulations were set o ... es is the People's Republic of China. Yet, China was entirely exempted from the requirements of the Kyoto Protocol. India and Germany are among the top emitters. Yet, India was also exempt from Kyoto ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Legacy of the Samurai: The characteristics, philosophy, and history of the samurai.

ce and from private guards that the clans employed. They also acted as a police force in and around Kyoto. These forerunners of what we now know as samurai had ruler-sponsored equipment and were requi ...

(10 pages) 56 1 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Global Warming

sh has recently re-entered in to the global warming debate by presenting a new plan to override the Kyoto agreement that President Clinton signed in 1997. The Kyoto agreement was a treaty that was put ... plains how Asian and European countries are criticizing President Bush because he has abandoned the Kyoto treaty. The decision by Bush was made because the President felt that Kyoto's plan was harming ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Psychological Analysis Of Rashoman

story, it is raining, (symbolic of transformation or rebirth) and the author describes the city of Kyoto having undergone a series of calamities; earthquakes, fires and tornadoes which have left Kyot ... uding the Japanese people?s once- idealized values. The Rashomon itself is now a repository for the Kyoto dead, symbolically, those who cannot adapt to the new psychology and values taking over Japan. ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Evils Of Environment

practical the environmentalists would turn against them.To add to this there is the creation of the Kyoto protocol. This would require industrialized nations to reduce their emission of green house ga ... emission of green house gasses by about 5.2 percent. This is even lower then the level set in 1990. Kyoto puts no restrictions on a large amount of developing nations, including industrial giants such ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Junichiro Tanizaki - The Reed Cutter

y of the area. He often provide detail information about the area :“The Yamashiro Plain around Kyoto to the east and the plain of Settsu, Kawachi, and Izumi provinces around Osaka to the west con ... to the west contracted here to a narrow passage, with a single great river flowing through it. Thus Kyoto and Osaka are linked by the Yodo River, but their climates and cultures differ, and this spot ...

(13 pages) 1920 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

The Effects and Causes of Global Warming

onceivable amount of interrelated issues. A major political issue surrounding global warming is the Kyoto protocol which is set out to reduce the sources of global warming. The Kyoto protocol although ...

(2 pages) 86 2 2.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Chevron - The power of human energy

References29Appendix31Greenhouse gases affect the atmosphere31Car manufactures and the environment31Kyoto Protocol31USA is not supporting the Kyoto Protocol32Campaign against the environment32Chevron ... . Yet, an even greater challenge presents its self through a worldwide climate agreement, named the Kyoto Protocol (See Appendix, Kyoto Protocol), in which participant nations must reduce their overal ...

(51 pages) 75 0 4.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Environment Sustainability: Why Politics Need to Be Involved

Unfortunately Canada has avoided tackling the issue of pollution and global warming by ignoring the Kyoto Protocol. Band-aid solution have been proposed by the government but it as been reluctant to p ... nvironment sustainability while maintaining a prosperous economy.Global Warming, a Global EffortThe Kyoto protocolIt was in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 that a global effort to solve the global warming phen ...

(12 pages) 52 0 3.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science