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Barriers and opportunities for adapting to climate change on the North Coast of São Paulo, Brazil
This paper examines barriers and opportunities for climate change adaptation in an urban coastal setting where adaptation is in its infancy. It draws on a diagnostic framework as a foundation for identifying and organising ...
Motivations and barriers of chilean children; threats or opportunities for the implementation of 2013 food based dietary guidelines? Motivaciones y barreras de los niños chilenos; ¿amenazas u oportunidades para la implementación de las guías alimentarias
(Grupo Aula Medica S.A., 2014)
© 2014 Grupo Aula Medica S.A. All rights reserved. Introduction: Implementation of the updated Food Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDG) for the Chilean population requires the design of innovative strategies and effective. ...
Sunset or sunrise? Understanding the barriers and options for the massive deployment of solar technologies in Chile
The use of solar technologies should proliferate in Chile as half of the country has a solar irradiance (GHI) above 5 kWh/(m(2)d). Moreover, the Atacama Desert exhibits further advantageous conditions with 7 kWh/(m(2)d), ...
Agricultural production and sustainable development in a Brazilian region (Southwest, Sao Paulo State): motivations and barriers to adopting sustainable and ecologically friendly practices
(Taylor & Francis Inc, 2014-09-03)
The objective of this study is to identify the adoption level of practices associated with more sustainable agriculture and environmentally friendly practices. Additionally, the motivations for and barriers to the adoption ...
Through the dense city: Daily Life and accessibility barriers of the inhabitants of the urban periphery of Santiago de Chile Atravesando la espesura de la ciudad: Vida cotidiana y barreras de accesibilidad de los habitantes de la periferia urbana de Santi
(Revista de Geografia Norte GrandeAvda.Vicuna Mackenna 4860Macul-Santiago, 2013)
This paper presents an approximation of social exclusion from the point of view a daily mobility and through the study of accessibility. This theoreticalmethodological approach permits the documentation of multiple ...
Oportunidades e desafios para lidar com as barreiras à adoção de práticas de green supply chain management: guidelines à luz de um estudo de múltiplos casos no Brasil
(Universidade Federal de São Carlos, 2015-06-01)
This article aims to discuss how leading companies of the automotive battery industry installed in Brazil are dealing with barriers to the adoption of green supply chain management (GSCM) practices. From these discussions, ...