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03 Jul 2008

Ocean acidification

Essay - 6 pages - Ecology & environment

Recently, global warming has gained massive attention due to the documentary An Inconvenient Truth presented by former Vice-President of the United States Al Gore. In relation to that, the National Academy of Sciences reported that “gases are accumulating in Earth's...

14 Jan 2014

Renewable Energy Resources

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The use of renewable energy sources is one of biggest arguments of the twenty first century. On the one side there the supporters of use of this energy for numerous reasons while n the other hand there are those opposed to the ideology. It is a controversial topic with each side providing...

14 Apr 2009

Ontario Landfill gas: Management, regulation & recovery. legal & policy issues

Tutorials/exercises - 17 pages - Ecology & environment

Landfills seem to be a major part of waste disposal life. Love them or hate them, they are a necessity in dealing with ever increasing amounts of waste. Statistics Canada reported that Canadians threw out about 20 per cent more garbage in 2004 compared to 2000, bringing per-capita output to 418...

25 Nov 2020

Critical thinking questions - Social problem

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I think that the most important social problem facing the world today is global warming, because it is a natural issue which is growing enormously and we can't stop it. We can certainly limit it by changing our daily habits but that won't make it stop or disappear so we have...

11 Jun 2008

The development and application of hydrogen energy in the United States

Essay - 3 pages - Physics

In his State of the Union Address, President Bush made the observation that the United States had become addicted to foreign oil. The recent surge in gas prices is clearly reflective of this addiction. Americans have become so reticent in their oil usage that they are now willing to pay in excess...

03 Jun 2013

Marketing plan for the launch of a hybrid car by a French car manufacturer in the US market

Case study - 12 pages - Business strategy

This case study is an international marketing plan for the launch of an hybrid car by a French car manufacturer in the US market. This very actual topic is in the center of the sustainability matter that each company is now trying to develop. Cars pollute, and the war against global...

15 Jan 2009

Patagonia company

Case study - 17 pages - Business strategy

Nowadays, people increasingly realize that the earth is in danger and that if we keep on damaging it the future generation will face significant problems such as lack of water, of natural resources and global warming. That's why many actions are taken by numerous organisations and...

30 Mar 2007

Risk Society thesis

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

By offering a radical reorientation of mainstream sociology, modern social theory illuminates theoretical themes in environmental sociology. Indeed, it has recently begun to contest the honoured epistemological assumption of the environment as an independent, objective reality. New environmental...

23 Jul 2008

Prospects for green energy sources

Essay - 6 pages - Ecology & environment

Global warming has increasingly become an all-encompassing issue in both the media's and public opinion. It is only logical then that more and more attention is being paid to alternative energy sources which may have the capacity to not only provide a more environmentally friendly...

29 May 2012

Is the government doing enough to ensure that the environment is safe and healthy?

Essay - 4 pages - Ecology & environment

Governmental action on behalf of environmental problems has been a significant subject of subject of social and political commentators during recent decades. In light of new recent pressing concerns like Global warming and climate change, environmental issues have become a matter...

14 Dec 2010

How expensive are green jobs?

Thesis - 1 pages - Ecology & environment

There's a lot of talk in the press these days about the cost of green jobs. The new president of the United States, Barack Obama, is pushing for bold investment in renewable energies and technologies that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions. He is praising the incentives that have been put in...

05 May 2008

Effects of ethanol trade barriers on U.S. and Brazilian markets

Thesis - 7 pages - Services marketing

Rising oil prices, a slowing U.S. economy, the war on terror, and increasing concern about global warming have all converged on the international stage and in the mind of the average U.S. consumer in recent years. Calls for energy independence, clean energy, and cheaper alternatives...

16 Jan 2009

Fuel cells

Essay - 7 pages - Physics

What are the limiting factors in the introduction of PEM fuel cells into mobile power generation? What areas of research are being carried out to address these limitations and which of these do you feel will have the biggest impact in enabling the various types of fuel cells systems? Proton...

08 Jan 2013

Ancient Indian wisdom: An inquire into the Hindu scriptures

Case study - 5 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Of late, all over the world and more particularly in India, several discussions, seminars and conferences are being conducted on bio-diversity which is closely linked with the other ecological issues like pollution, global warming, deforestation etc. Contemporary scientists,...

08 Apr 2009

The hunt for alternative sources of energy

Tutorials/exercises - 7 pages - Ecology & environment

In the past century, it has been seen that the consumption of non-renewable sources of energy has caused more environmental damage than any other human activity. Electricity generated from fossil fuels such as coal and crude oil has led to high concentrations of harmful gases in the atmosphere....

27 Jan 2011

The strategy marketing of IBM

Case study - 12 pages - Services marketing

IBM (International Business Machine Corporation) is a multinational U.S. industrial house created in 1911 in the United States. Its principal activities are the design of hardware, software and computer services. Its purpose is to provide the best computers by applying specific marketing...

19 Jan 2009

Business report : Veolia Environmental Services

Essay - 32 pages - Business strategy

As part of the Business to Business project, a team comprising Nicholas Dawson, Arnaud le Floch and Rouh Rouh Tan Tan decided to conduct an in-depth business study concerning a leading European waste management company: Veolia Environmental Services. Following the aftermath of “An...

27 Sep 2013

Environmentally sustainable economies

Case study - 3 pages - Psychology

Economic growth is what propelled America's leap to become the world's only superpower and most influential nation, but not without sacrifice. Our exponential growth has depleted our nonrenewable resources and polluted many of our nation's greatest natural wonders. While it is imperative that...

29 Sep 2010

Jetstar product development report

Case study - 7 pages - Services marketing

In the current scenario, aviation industries have survived global economic challenges through internal restructuring and rebranding (Franke, 2007). The face of the industry is changing as it is restructuring its routes and distribution channels, reducing staffing levels, outsourcing core...

29 Sep 2010

Air France-KLM Marketing Study: Becoming More Competitive in Front of The TGV

Case study - 11 pages - Services marketing

Today, AIRFRANCE-KLM is the largest airline company in the world in terms of total operating revenues and passenger-kilometers. The company's CEO is, since January 1st 2009, Pierre-Henri Gourgeon. With a turnover coming close to 24 billion Euros as on 31st March 2009 and having taken over 74...

12 Mar 2009

Wind-energy and TransAlta Wind

Thesis - 6 pages - Business strategy

Canada was one of the first countries to sign the Kyoto Protocol, on April 29, 1998. Formal ratification came more than four years later, on Dec. 17, 2002. But Canada's continued participation in Kyoto seemed certain to end with the election of a minority Conservative government in January of...

14 Sep 2009

Business ethics and social responsibility

Thesis - 3 pages - Business law

Government's role in environmental protection is to establish standards and set regulations on environmental protection and enforce those standards in a method that is unbiased, and according to the guidelines of environmental integrity. Federal policy, first must achieve harmony between the...

30 Jul 2010

Climate change

Thesis - 2 pages - Ecology & environment

It is clear, in light of continuing climate change evidence that action must be taken to respond to these developing conditions and to prepare for potential future problems. The most important component of any action plan is maintaining our drive for scientific research into the effects of...

23 Mar 2011

Marketing analysis of Skis from Ferrari

Case study - 5 pages - Services marketing

The market for ski equipment is concentrated in few hands, such as Amer Sports (Atomic, Salomon, Dynamic etc.), Quiksilver (Rossignol, Dynastar etc.) and K2 (Völkl / Marker etc.). Many are outsourced or relocated to China or to Eastern Europe. The marketing departments of manufacturers are...

11 Jul 2013

Continental drift and tectonic plates

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The theory of continental drift has been around for quite a while. Yet many people do not fully understand the concept. Some believe that in one fell swoop the continents all separated instantaneously and for no apparent reason other than that they did it. Others believe it had something to do...

01 Apr 2010

Buddhism and our environmental obligation

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

Within our society, there are certain innate concepts that every individual is equipped with. Virtues, morals, or the concept of "right and wrong" are just a few examples of such ideals. To help make humanity a more positive atmosphere, there are a few models one should strive to accomplish in...

20 Apr 2009

In search of a new metaphysics: A summary and critical analysis of the ideas of E. F. Schumacher

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The human species faces an unprecedented number of problems now that we have entered the 21st century. Global warming, overpopulation, food and water shortages, pollution, economic crises, resource depletion, and various other issues make up the agenda which concerns politicians and...

29 Sep 2010

The launch of Toyota green car in France: The Prius

Case study - 22 pages - Services marketing

The automobile market is facing a serious crisis, and Toyota must keep its share of the market and develop new products to reach new customers. The Toyota Prius is a fully hybrid electric car developed and manufactured by the Toyota Motor Corporation. It was sold first in Japan in 1997 and is...

04 Jun 2023

What future for the French economy after the Covid-19 crisis? - The "France 2030" investment plan proposed by President Macron

Essay - 6 pages - Economic politics

In 2020, the health crisis caused a recession of -7.9% for France. France had a fairly stable economy before the crisis and the various confinements led to a negative evolution of the economy as well as a recession in GDP. The French economy is growing little but resisting the crisis. For...

23 Mar 2011

Green marketing, global warming, environment conscious

Dissertation - 50 pages - Services marketing

Green Marketing consists of all actions aimed at using the ecological positioning of a brand or product to increase sales and improve corporate image. Green Marketing may be based on the ecological characteristics of a product (raw green, recyclable or biodegradable etc), Green promotions (a tree...