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Geo-environmental investigation: A brief review and a few suggestions for brazilian contaminated sites
This paper presents a brief review about site investigation procedures for contaminated sites recommended by Brazilian and Canadian environmental agencies as well as discusses the theme of geo-environmental investigation ...
Firms reaction to environmental regulation
International agreements arising from the need to deal with the global warming promoted by countries decided to embrace a climate change policy bring on the debate of the impacts on firms in a global competitive market. ...
Environmental regulation in the energy sector reform process of Latin America and the Caribbean. In: Energy magazine, v. 23, no. 4, p. 22-28.
Adds to the debate on environmental protection policy in the energy sector re-regulation process of Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes the results of the OLADE-ECLAC-G12 Project on Energy and Sustainable Development ...
Applying knowledge governance to understand the role of science in environmental regulation: the case of arsenic in Chile
The relationship between scientific knowledge and decision-making surrounding environmental issues is complex and represents a flourishing area of scholarship and practice. However, a sense of frustration persists regarding ...
Markets for enviromental protection: design and performance
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2004-06)
Policy makers in different parts of the world are paying more attention to environmental markets (i.e., tradeable permits markets) as an alternative to the traditional command-and-command control approach of setting ...
Circadian rhythms and post-transcriptional regulation in higher plants
The circadian clock of plants allows them to cope with daily changes in their environment. This is accomplished by the rhythmic regulation of gene expression, in a process that involves many regulatory steps. One of the ...