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28 May 2009

A study on the influence of the sun on climate and weather patterns in the earth

Thesis - 9 pages - Geology

The Sun is a burning ball of mostly gaseous hydrogen with a surface temperature of 6000 degrees centigrade, large enough to hold a million Earths. The importance of the sun rests on the fact that it warms the surface of an otherwise cold and lifeless earth and makes possible the existence of...

27 Apr 2009

A study on ways to forecast weather

Thesis - 11 pages - Ecology & environment

Weather refers to the state of atmosphere at a given place and time with respect to variables such as temperature, moisture, wind velocity and air pressure. Climate is the pattern of weather that forms and one expects at a particular place at a given time. The weather or climate of a place...

29 Sep 2010

British Airways - case study

Case study - 29 pages - Business strategy

In today's world, characterized by millions of people who have the necessity and the desire to move as quickly as possible from one side of the globe to the other, the sector of the air transports obviously plays a major role of primary importance, being one of the world ?s biggest industries...

19 Apr 2009

A study on the common cloud types and their influence on the weather

Thesis - 14 pages - Ecology & environment

The heat from the sun's energy results in the water at the surface of the earth, mainly in oceans warming and converting into gaseous water vapor. The presence of such water vapor makes air moist or humid. The air near the ground rises when it becomes warm due to the sun's rays,...

09 Jan 2009

Carbon footprinting

Essay - 9 pages - Ecology & environment

The nature of the carbon footprint is to examine human use of carbon and to try to apply it to how much greenhouse gas (converted to a scale based on CO2) is used. By discussing this, and viewing how "Climate change and infectious diseases in North America: the road ahead" discusses climate, it...

29 Sep 2010

Business plan for floating shoes: launch of a new product in 2050

Business plan - 21 pages - Services marketing

The Sun Mountain Company proposes floating shoes to everyone. We plan to launch our product in the United States and Canada first and then expand it to the international market after 2 years. Mission and Strategy Statements At the very beginning, Sun Mountain was a distributor of mountain...

16 Jan 2009

Ben & Jerry's ice cream: Environmental policy report

Essay - 11 pages - Business strategy

Hailing from a single store in Vermont, created by two men making ice-cream, Ben & Jerry's has rapidly become a truly global company, employing 514 people in the US alone, and operating 550 small ‘Scoop Shops' spread across the US and 23 other countries across the world. By their own...

30 Mar 2011

The future of nuclear energy: The European Energy Policy

Case study - 6 pages - Ecology & environment

It is hard to forecast with any certitude what the 21st century will hold for nuclear power. Still, the issues that will form its future are slightly clear. The goal of this paper is to study the possible role of nuclear energy in the formation of sustainable development in Europe, on the basis...

14 Dec 2010

Hot, Flat and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman: A book review

Book review - 6 pages - Ecology & environment

Friedman's book Hot, Flat and Crowded motivates change and action for businesses, consumers, and political forces by increasing their awareness of trends, behaviors, and regulations that hazardously impact economic and environmental conditions. The book evokes a sense of urgency to preserve...

12 Feb 2007

Cradle to Cradle Design

Thesis - 29 pages - Ecology & environment

In March 2005, the UN released its Millennium Ecosystem Assessment , the first comprehensive scientific audit of the state of the planet. Completed over four years by 2,000 experts, the survey demonstrates that economic activity has destroyed 60% of the Earth's life-supporting ecosystems,...

24 Feb 2010

How climate change can be reframed as a carbon cycle management challenge

Thesis - 1 pages - Ecology & environment

The planet Earth's climate change has been given a considerable degree of attention by the human population lately. Detailed climate change patters, predictions and fact get unleashed every second of the day. Some aspects that can be closely analyzed when drawing conclusions on climatology trends...

29 Sep 2010

Civil Society NGOs & Private Sector Com-panies: Towards Cooperation?

Essay - 14 pages - Political science

In 2005, DuPont, an American chemical company and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), an environmental advocacy group, engaged in a partnership aiming at ensuring responsible development of a new high-tech domain, nanoscale materials. The project was also aimed at communicating with the...

18 Jun 2010

The development of emerging markets over the past 20 years

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

In 2007, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in emerging countries was over 50% of global GDP. Today, the world is divided into four categories of countries: rich countries, those with average income and rapid growth, those with average income and slow growth, and poor countries. Emerging...

23 Mar 2011

Energy Marketing

Case study - 6 pages - Services marketing

Marketing is a discipline of management that seeks to determine the offers of goods, services or ideas based on attitudes and the motivation of consumers , the public or society in general. In this paper. We will be studying the marketing of energy . The first question we must ask ourselves is...

21 Sep 2011

Cruises - All Over Europe

Market study - 10 pages - Business strategy

Compared to other continents, Europe is relatively small. It makes sense to explore it by sea as much of its outer boundaries is enclosed by water. Europe in all its glory is more manifest this way, in water or ashore. The golden domes of Istanbul, the fjords of Norway, the inscrutable Sphinx-...

29 Sep 2010

Environmental issues in the air transport industry

Case study - 5 pages - Ecology & environment

The air transport industry uses air craft to transport people, cargo, and mail. Civil aviation includes two major categories; first one is the scheduled air transport, which includes passenger and cargo flights operating on regularly-scheduled routes; and general aviation, including all other...

03 Mar 2011

Evolution of the ski market from 2000 to 2006: Industry of winter sports and Alpine skiing

Dissertation - 73 pages - Services marketing

The main objective of this study is to trace all the developments experienced by the alpine ski market between 2000 and 2006. The underlying objectives often are of one general point of view: To present a thorough analysis of the characteristics of the alpine ski market and its trends. Thus,...

28 Jan 2015

Weaknesses in International Organizations

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

A recent occurrence that resulted due to global climatic change is the Hurricane Sandy which happened towards the end of October 2012. It devastated parts of the Caribbean, Eastern Canada, Northeast of United States and Mid- Atlantic. Losses that have arisen due to Hurricane Sandy have...

07 Jul 2008

The impact of globalisation on the Aviation industry

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

Corporate social responsibility or CSR has become an imperative for modern organizations. Although companies are expected to develop and implement formal policies that ensure that they are contributing to the communities in which they operate, the development and proliferation of globalization...

03 Jun 2008

Ecological Nature of the Problem of acid rain

Essay - 3 pages - Ecology & environment

Over the course of the last several decades, notable environmental problems have come to the attention of policymakers. Chief among these issues has been the problem of acid rain. Although many governments have argued that they are not responsible for the production of acid rain in the...

12 Mar 2009

The effectiveness of the UN as a multilateral institution

Thesis - 6 pages - International relations

The concept of globalization continues to be a hot issue in the arena of political discourse. Globalism, or interdependence, has been, and continues to be a critical force in world politics that affects nearly every aspect of global economic, political, diplomatic and military behaviour....

29 Sep 2010

The French motor industry in the world

Essay - 37 pages - Economy general

Since more than half a century, the motor industry has represented, in most of industrialized countries a floret of the industry. In spite of the expansion of the service sector, the French motor industry occupies a very great place in our country. The manpower mass has decreased (in France this...

28 Nov 2008

Forest fires (prediction, prevention and suppression)

Essay - 7 pages - Ecology & environment

The problems and negative impacts associated with large-scale uncontrolled forest ?res have increased worldwide over the past two decades. Globally an estimated 300-400 million hectares of forests and woodlands burn annually, emitting an estimated 9.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases; however,...

29 Sep 2010

The rebranding of BP

Case study - 10 pages - Management

Founded in 1908 as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, BP has transformed itself from the humble beginning of a local oil company into a global energy group. Its operations are well established in six continents, with the sale of its products in over 100 countries (Christiansen). Upstream, BP...

04 Jan 2011

Case study of Unilever and Dove brands

Case study - 12 pages - Business strategy

In the consumer society in which we live today it is virtually impossible not to know the brand Dove. Indeed, men and women, of all ages more or less visualize this brand of body care. This brand is one of the largest producers of consumer goods in the world for the Unilever Group. Since 2004,...

21 Nov 2014

Strategic Business Analysis: First Solar Inc.

Case study - 34 pages - Business strategy

The U.S solar industry has grown of age as part of the global industry estimated at $77 billions, following increasing solar installation demand every year. The new trend arises from government incentive programs, declining installation prices and stiff competition in the market. As the...

10 Jan 2011

Strategic analysis of Renault

Case study - 20 pages - Business strategy

Renault is a globally renowned automobile group and car maker present in 118 countries with approximately 130,000 employees. The Renault group achieved a turnover of almost 41 million euros in 2007. The Company Renault Freres was created in 1898 by three brothers Louis, Marcel and Fernand. Marcel...

16 Feb 2011

The Serious Game: Strategy and market analysis

Case study - 20 pages - Business strategy

Mobiclic, MS Flight Simulator, NASCAR Racing, RollerCoaster Tycoon, Dance Revolution are all concrete examples of the explosive popularity of the serious games. Classified by their nature, they satisfy different needs. Mostly played by the young generation, these games are also a source of...

18 Nov 2008

Forest canopies

Essay - 12 pages - Biology

The word canopy is derived from the Latin conopeum, describing a mosquito net over a bed. For canopy researchers in many tropical and temperate forests, this derivation is all too ?tting. Forest canopies are home to perhaps 50% of all living organisms, many of which are uniquely specialized for...

15 Jan 2009

Cellulosic Ethanol: Great potential or wrong mentality?

Essay - 5 pages - Ecology & environment

On December 9, 2008, the BBC reported that, “countries will need to make big cuts in greenhouse gas emissions if ‘dangerous' climate change is to be avoided” (Black, Poor Countries Need Carbon Cuts). Unfortunately, the fact that our actions as inhabitants on this earth have caused...