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Lowering The Cost Of Emission Reduction

RRP $574.99

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Lowering the Cost of Emission Reduction by Dr Michael Ridley investigates a novel way to reduce the cost of carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide emission reduction. This book asks whether allowing countries to substitute emission reduction undertaken abroad in lieu of emission reduction at home will reduce the cost of emission reduction and allow more rapid and acute falls in pollution.
Analysing US Department of Energy data on US emission reduction projects undertaken in Eastern Europe and Central America, this book explains differences in the cost of emission reduction by method and by country. The book sets out the conditions that would allow a joint implementation system to evolve into a full-blown tradable permits system. Political and practical objections to joint implementation are aired and addressed.
This book is targeted at the environmental policy community, government officials, academics, the NGO community, economists and financiers, members of large corporations and museum educators everywhere.


Lowering The Cost Of Emission Reduction

RRP $409.99

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Lowering the Cost of Emission Reduction by Dr Michael Ridley investigates a novel way to reduce the cost of carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide emission reduction. This book asks whether allowing countries to substitute emission reduction undertaken abroad in lieu of emission reduction at home will reduce the cost of emission reduction and allow more rapid and acute falls in pollution. Analysing US Department of Energy data on US emission reduction projects undertaken in Eastern Europe and Central America, this book explains differences in the cost of emission reduction by method and by country. The book sets out the conditions that would allow a joint implementation system to evolve into a full-blown tradable permits system. Political and practical objections to joint implementation are aired and addressed. This book is targeted at the environmental policy community, government officials, academics, the NGO community, economists and financiers, members of large corporations and museum educators everywhere.


Activity-based Cost And Environmental Management

RRP $601.99

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It is clear that our environment is changing, and not for the better. Companies cannot ignore environmental issues anymore. Public awareness is growing, legislation is tightening, and demand for ISO 14000 compliance is rising. For many, however, the field of environmental management (including ISO 14000) is full of unfamiliar terms, high learning curves, unproductive approaches, much frustration, and often little action. If environmental management is to become widely accepted and self-motivated in industry, it must connect to the basic motivators for business: increased competitiveness and profitability.
Activity-Based Cost And Environmental Management: A Different Approach to the ISO 14000 Compliance demonstrates how environmental assessment and management can be performed based upon familiar principles: cost accounting and cost management. Specifically, this book describes how the well-established Activity-Based Costing and Management principles can be extended with non-monetary environmental dimensions. The result is a single, integrated framework called Activity-Based Cost and Environmental Management that provides the tools and abilities to do both environmental management and cost management in an integrated manner and according to modern management principles. This integration of economic and environmental dimensions based upon familiar cost accounting and management principles makes it easier for decision-makers to not only include the environment in their decision-making, but also to identify, rank and prioritize opportunities for win-win situations where competitiveness is increased and environmental impact reduced at the same time.
In this book, the basic concepts of Activity-Based Cost and Environmental Management are described, as well as how to make your own integrated Activity-Based Cost and Environmental Management implementations and how to get the most out of them using uncertainty distributions, Monte Carlo simulations, and sensitivity charts. Among others, the book includes chapters on environmental management and Activity-Based Costing, as well as several real-life case studies from companies for which the authors implemented Activity-Based Cost and Environmental Management systems.


Great Sleep! Reduced Cancer! 2nd Edition

RRP $18.99

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This is the Second Edition of a book that has been very popular since its introduction in 2008. Since then there have been many studies that confirm that using ordinary light at night is damaging to sleep and increases the risk of deadly illnesses like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and breast, colon and prostate cancer. The author introduces the dawning of a new epoch in lighting, "Lighting for Health." But this book is also a very personal book. It describes how the medical profession is slow to embrace new ideas without years of clinical testing but how simple changes in your life style (changing to light bulbs that don't make the blue light that suppresses melatonin) can greatly improve the quality of your sleep and may reduce your risk of serious illness. It documents the dangers associated with the use of sleeping pills and reviews in detail the evidence that maximizing natural melatonin has many health benefits. It summarizes the results of many recent studies concerning how melatonin fights cancer in so many different ways including reduction in the risk of metastasis in cancer survivors. The author provides suggestions to shift workers for ways they can preserve their circadian rhythm and their supply of melatonin while working different shifts. You will learn that we are beginning to have some completion in providing low blue light products including a project funded by the Department of Health and Human Services to develop a safe light source, i.e., one that does not suppress melatonin.


A Colouring Book Of Carnival Costumes

RRP $15.99

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Traditional, floral, demonic, commedia dell'arte, pantomime, fantastic, and many more costumes with strong outlines for ease of colouring. 62 original designs suitable for all ages. A link to the thumbnails of all these pictures is in the Kindle version preview pages. The pictures are on one side of the paper, which is not thick and best suited to a dry medium.



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