124 pages , 2007 Anthropogenically derived carbon dioxide (CO2) and reactive nitrogen (N) compounds are altering the composition of Earth's atmosphere and impacting ecosystem function. I investigated the response of northern hardwood tree species to atmospheric CO2 and N deposition in order to determine how these global change factors might impact future forest functioning. I ex...[Read More]
This is a list of waste management concepts.
Best practicable environmental option
Extended producer responsibility
Muda (Japanese term)
Pay as you throw
Polluter pays principle
Children's Television Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, March 10, 1993
78 pages , 1993 The hearing transcribed in this report is focused on how television broadcasters have been meeting their obligations to the child audience as described in the Children's Television Act of 1990 and how the Federal Communications Commission has been enforcing the law. The report contains testimony from: (1) Peggy Charren, founder, Action for Children's Television; ...[Read More]
Located in Lapeer, Mich., the Fish Lake Environmental Education Center offers graduate or undergraduate credits in an accelerated format. The Center, 90 miles from EMU's main campus, is nestled within 240 acres of fields, woodlands and wetlands. It's adjacent to the 5,070-acre Lapeer State Game Area and provides an extraordinary diversity of ecological communities and habitats characteristic of so...[Read More]
Radical sustainability recognizes that a system is not sustainable if any part of it is unsustainable. An economy cannot be sustained if the underlying social structure is unsustainable. A social structure cannot be sustained if the environment it depends upon is unsustainable. Vice versa we find that in our modern day the environment cannot be sustained unless proper economical and social practic...[Read More]
64 pages , 2009 This series is about developments and theories in science that are both interesting and sometimes a cause for concern. Each book explains how the science was discovered, how it works, how it can help people, and why it may not be completely accepted by everyone.