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by Alexander E. Professor Farrell,Jill Professor Jäger

Download Assessments of Regional and Global Environmental Risks: Designing Processes for the Effective Use of Science in Decisionmaking (Resources for the Future) eBook
ISBN:
193311505X
Author:
Alexander E. Professor Farrell,Jill Professor Jäger
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Engineering
Language:
English
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Routledge (December 2, 2005)
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320 pages
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As environmental challenges grow larger in scale and implications, it is increasingly important to apply the best scientific knowledge in the decisionmaking process

As environmental challenges grow larger in scale and implications, it is increasingly important to apply the best scientific knowledge in the decisionmaking process. When done well, assessments have a positive impact on public policy, the strategic decisions of private firms, and, ultimately, the quality of life for many people.

Global Hazards and Catastrophic Risk: Assessments in the Reinsurance Industry - Mojdeh Keykhah Making Sustainability Assessments More Useful for Institutional Investors - Bernd Kasemir, Andrea S ess, and Raphael Schaub Improving the Practice of Environmental Assessment - Jill J ger and Alexander E. Farrell. Alexander E. Farrell is assistant professor in the Energy and Resources Group of the University of California, Berkeley. Jill Jäger is an independent scholar in Vienna, Austria.

Alexander E. Professor Farrell, Jill Professor Jäger

Alexander E. Professor Farrell, Jill Professor Jäger. The case studies in the book feature a wide range of regional and global risks, including ozone depletion, transboundary air pollution, and climate change.

The case studies in the book feature a wide range of regional and global risks, including ozone depletion, transboundary air pollution, and climate change. Assessments of Regional and Global Environmental Risks offers several important contributions. Professor Farrell Jill Professor Jäger30 shtator 2010. It illustrates why assessments are social processes, not simply reports.

Assessments of regional and global environmental risks: Designing processes for the effective use of science in decisionmaking. Washington, DC: Resources for the Future. In Handbook of economics and ethics, ed. Jan Peil and Irene Staveren, 123–129. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Gerten, Dieter, Wolfgang Lucht, Sebastian Ostberg, Jens Heinke, Martin Kowarsch, Holger Kreft, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, et al. 2013.