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How has environmental regulation changed to respond to increasingly complicated environmental problems? In this video RegNet scholar Neil Gunningham traces the journey from 1970s environmental command and control regulation to collaborative environmental governance strategies used today.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) find it harder to comply with environmental legislation than larger companies. In general, the smaller the company, the more difficult it is. Often SMEs are not aware of their environmental obligations - but they are also unaware of the benefits of being green: new market opportunities and cost savings. The European Commission proposed an Environmental Compliance Assistance Programme (ECAP) to make it easier for SMEs to comply with their obligations and improve their environmental performances. The following links are mentioned throughout the video: - ECAP website section dedicated to EU legislation (4’30): http://ec.europa.eu/environment/sme/l... - ECAP website section dedicated to best practices (12’50): http://ec.europa.eu/environment/sme/c......
So, if economics is about choices and how we use our resources, econ probably has a lot to say about the environment, right? Right! In simple terms, pollution is just a market failure. The market is producing more pollution than society wants. This week, Adriene and Jacob focus on the environment, and how economics can be used to control and reduce pollution and emissions. You'll learn about supply and demand, incentives, and how government intervention influences the environment. Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark, Eric Kitchen, Jessica Wode, Jeffrey Thompson, Steve Marshall, Moritz ...
BOOK REVIEW ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION Edited by John McEldowney and Sharron McEldowney ISBN: 978 0 85793 820 6 EDWARD ELGAR PUBLISHING LIMITED www.e-elgar.com ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION: THE 21st CENTURY CHALLENGE An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers As editors of this wide-ranging and insightful volume, Professor John McEldowney and Sharron McEldowney have compiled an important collection of essays and leaned articles gleaned mainly from a selection of influential and authoritative academic journals from both sides of the Atlantic and worldwide as well. Published recently by Edward Elgar, the primary focus of the book is on environmental regulation in the United Kingdom, as it compares with other jurisdictions, particularly the Un...
Nim Tottenham, associate professor of psychology at Columbia University, gave this talk at Neurons to Neighborhoods. Carnegie Mellon University’s BrainHub brought some of the nation’s leading early childhood development experts together with local and state policymakers and practitioners for its first Neurons to Neighborhoods community outreach event. With funding support from The Heinz Endowments, the event was designed to help the community of early care and education providers, government officials and other specialists learn how to effectively understand the latest early brain development research and apply this evidence-based information to their everyday practice and policy-making decisions. Learn more at www.cmu.edu/brainhub.
In this Case in Point podcast, Penn Law’s Cary Coglianese and Bloomberg Law’s Dean Scott discuss where the environmental regulatory process may be headed under the Trump administration. Produced by Penn Law in collaboration with Bloomberg Law. For more information and for additional viewing/listening options, go to www.caseinpoint.org. Case in Point podcast provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives.
Your organisation will have undoubtedly been affected by new regulation. But do you know what it all means? Do your colleagues ever use regulatory terminology that goes over your head? This workshop provides a high-level look at the structure of the regulatory environment of the UK, explaining the terminology often used and focusing on the role of the regulator. To receive e-updates about future Knowledge Bite events, email email@example.com
July 31, 2012. Randy T. Simmons is Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, Professor of Economics and Director of the Institute of Political Economy at Utah State University's Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, and former Mayor of Providence, Utah. His books include the award-winning "Beyond Politics: The Roots of Government Failure." Professor Simmons engages with college students at the 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar. For more info on The Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars, visit http://www.independent.org/students/seminars/
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/11/18/Uncommon_Knowledge_Matt_Ridley Author Matt Ridley agrees that carbon dioxide emissions are changing the Earth's climate, though he opposes hasty regulations that may be doing greater ecological and economic harm. "We might find in 50 years' time that we have put a tourniquet around our neck to prevent a nosebleed," says Ridley. ----- A former science and technology editor for The Economist magazine, Matt Ridley is a journalist and best-selling author whose books include Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters. His most recent book is The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves. Matt Ridley discusses the evolutionary process of "ideas having sex," calling it the secret behind human progress. He asserts that "barter was...
This 53 minute lecture is aimed at international students studying planning and environmental courses at a university level in Australia. It provides a brief overview of the four levels of government: international; national/Australian; State/Territory; and local government. The slides for the lecture are available at http://envlaw.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Slides-for-government-in-Australia-9-March-2016.pdf
Meet-up held in Zug / Switzerland on June 19, 2017, on US and Swiss perspectives on Token Generating Events (TGE); hosted by Crypto Valley Association, MME Legal | Tax | Compliance, Debevoise & Plimpton and Blockhaus; moderated by Andreas Glarner (MME). In Part 10, Luka Müller (MME) and Lee Schneider (Debevoise & Plimpton) explain whether regulation or deregulation is needed in financial environment.
In order to maintain a stable internal environment (homeostasis) all organ systems must work together and communicate effectively. A series of feedback loops (both positive and negative) are necessary to pull this off. This video will discuss processes such as thermoregulation (body temperature), blood glucose levels, and osmolarity (water in the body).