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The environmental crisis
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...Environmental Crisis Introduction Scholar of religion Mary Evelyn Tucker, an important voice in the academic field of religion and ecology, declared in 2003 “the environmental crisis calls the religions of the world to respond by finding their voice in the larger Earth community. In so doing, the religions are now entering their ecological phase.” Religion gives the environment a divine nature a factor that enriches environmental activism. Since religion is the most binding authority over all humans, it is the best yardstick for addressing environmental concern. A careful examination of Jewish and Buddhist environmental sources and activism suggest that from the beginning, religion... Religion and the...
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The Militant Environmentalists War on Environmental Crisis
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...Environmental Crisis It is obvious that the environmental friendliness in all the spheres of human activity, primarily industry and transport, should be the first priority for us to save our home, our planet. This has become a result of a serious pollution of the environment, the air and water, by the waste products of numerous plants the number of which grows steadily, and, consequently, a significant damage, mostly unredeemable, of the living space of many species. One of the first mentioning of the problem of air pollution in Europe is dated by the XIII century when “…England’s King Edward I threatened Londoners with harsh penalties if they didn’t stop... The Militant Environmentalists’ War on...
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Affluence: Is it a Solution to the Environmental Crisis
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...Environmental Crisis? Introduction Societies all around the world need to reduce poverty and protect the environment. Poverty is mitigated through economic development, which means more aggressive exploitation of natural resources and more severe pollution and hence greater burden on the environment. Hence the question is, is it possible to enjoy increasing affluence and better environmental quality simultaneously? Brutal growth, specifically the traditional material or resource exhaustive production burdens the economy’s energy and material ‘sources and sinks’ (De Bruyn, 2000, p. 61). Although brutal growth, without doubt, causes environmental crisis, zero growth... ?Affluence: Is it a Solution to the...
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What does religion have to do with ecology/the environmental crisis
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...Environmental Crisis Religion and the environment have been two of the most constant factors that can be found in man’s existence and thus it should not come as much of a surprise when the two were thrown together in relation to one having an effect on the other. There are a number of arguments that have come out over the years claiming the existence of religion in society has in fact led to the continued destruction of the ecological system as a result of the perception that the communities beliefs have cultured over their surroundings. There are a number of stands that can be taken from this argument but the most convincing one when looked at from a neutral angle is that those who... Religion and the...
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American Indian and Western Europe on the History, Culture and Environmental Crisis
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...Environmental Crisis Lynn White, Jr., (in his paper The Historical Roots of Our ?Ecologic Crisis), Lewis W. Moncrief (in his paper The ?Cultural Basis for Our Environmental Crisis), and J. Baird Callicott (in his paper Traditional American Indian and Western European Attitudes ?Toward Nature: An Overview) seem to argue that there is a causal story to tell between a culture's adoption of ?a certain kind of Christian ethic and that culture's exploitation, misuse, and abuse of the natural ?environment. Here their arguments and these authors' theses will be synthesized and evaluated. According to White, several solutions... ? American Indian and Western European Philosophy: A Historical, Cultural, and...
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Ecological crisis
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...Environmental Crisis of Capital vs. Nature Appropriation For the past decade, the demand for natural resources such as minerals and energy has increased tremendously. This has led to increased number of industry which aims at meeting this demand and maximizing profits. Little has been done to sustain a healthy environment an aspect that has highly contributed to global warming. Latin America has for the past decade recorded an increased number of industries because of its natural wealth. The region is currently a great supplier of different commodities, food and even energy to developed economies. The wealthy countries have on the other hand been transferring multinational companies... to...
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Packaging
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...environmental crisis that are anchored by different forces that focus on different solutions for each of the view. There is the secular view, most who people of believe in this view, think that the only way to solve an environmental crisis, is through material solutions because the crisis are material generated (Clowney & Mosto, 2009). The secular view holds that environmental problems such as pollution, market forces and improper waste management can be solved through clear strategies by the people give the mandate to solve the problems. The other view is the religious view that revolves around spirituality... Earthcare: Packaging Earthcare: Packaging There are several religious views about the...
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Healthcare crisis
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...environmental neglect as pollution has catastrophic effect both in the immediate and long term. Works Cited Margonelli, Lisa. "Tapping Into the Wide World of Oil: The Price of Oil in Texas." 17 January 2007. The New York Times, NYTimes.com. 22 March 2009 . Wallach, Dan. "Texas Commission Reports Industry Cuts Emissions By 62 Percent." 15 December 2005. The Beaumont Enterprise; RedOrbit.com. 22 March 2009 . Wolf, Vicki. "Houston as a Model City: Facing the challenges of an environmental crisis Toxic emissions from refineries and chemical plants." September 2006. Citizens League for Environmental Action Now . 22 March 2009 .... Running header: HEALTHCARE CRISIS IN HOUSTON...
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Environmental Sustainability
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...environmental management systems. The core role of IS in ES is attitude formation among individuals information dissemination about critical issues enclose in the broad environmental crisis the world faces today. The article help frame issues that IS researchers could investigate to conduct further studies about issues concerning information about the environment and its sustainability. (Melville, 2010) References Business Dictionary. (2012). Retrieved from: http://www.businessdictionary.com/ Erixon, F. & Sally, R. (2010). Trade, Globalization and Emerging Protectionism since the Crisis. ECIPE Working Paper No....
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Environmental issues
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...environmental crisis. The herdsmen make use of the common grass as a bountiful resource until this lead to lack of grass and Hardin points out that the herdsmen’s use of the commons is analogous to humankind’s use of the planet’s shared resources, such as air, waterways, atmosphere, and climate. Hardin postulates that increased use of resources in the long run would make such resources limited. Hardin thus forecasts that indiscriminate use of resources will be catastrophic for the humans as it will lead to their own destruction. It is therefore imperative that man undertakes steps to avert... this imminent tragedy awaiting mankind. The two possible solutions offered by Hardin are: government...
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Environmental Economics
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...environmental problems, the effect they have on our lives and the efforts that are needed to be incorporated by all bodies to ensure a reduction or even elimination of these issues via a corrective step or by integrating various proactive procedures (Gaikwad, 2011). A crisis that is brought about by the accelerated and possible irrevocably impacts of the human activities on the nature agitate for cooperative responses by the intercontinental institutions, governments and the whole populace as well. Governance has... ? Environmental Economics Environmental Economics An Environmental harm takes place each time there occurs an alteration in the quality or else the quantity of any given environmental aspect...
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Crisis Communication
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...environmental crisis that affected a group of people within... ?CRISIS COMMUNICATION Case The SARS Crisis The experience with SARS is a public health crisis that confronted the world as an epidemic. In caseslike this, there are several management strategies that ought to be implemented to address the crisis. Particularly, it would be noted that SARS was a health problem that demanded so much professional health intervention. To this end, devising a democratic and an all-inclusive management approach that ensures that the inputs of as many professionals in the field of healthcare as possible are brought on board is necessary...
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Crisis Management
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...Crisis Preparedness of Construction Companies”. (2000), Journal of Management in Engineering, Vol. 16, no. 5, 60- 65. Mitroff, II. “Crisis Management: Cutting through the Confusion”. (1988), ABI/INFORM Global, Vol. 29, No. 2, 15- 20. Pearson, C. M. & Clair, J. A. “Crisis Theory/Practice: Towards a Sustainable Future”. (1998), Academy of Management Review, Vol. 23, no. 1, 59- 76. Platz, Niels. Birkekjaer., & Madsen, Kristian. Thorsted., “Crisis Management in IT Projects”. (No Date), Aalborg University. Rogers, “Rogers Communications Names Nadir Mohamed as Chief Executive Officer”. November 21, 2011. Careers. 2009....
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Environmental Ethics. Assignment 2
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...environmental obligations which are affected by several aspects of ethics. Environmental ethics can be informed by the better understanding of the environment. This discipline also develops our understanding about how the ecosystem actually works and also about the environmental crisis. The changes that occur in the environment do influence the philosophers who write about environmental obligation. Reference Straub, G. (2010). The Sacredness of Earth Day: Stewardship as Spiritual Practice. Retrieved April 14, 2014, from Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gail-straub/the-sacredness-of-earth-d_b_547212.html... Environmental Ethics Assignment 2 Introduction...
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Crisis
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...Crisis Stress is defined as the non-specific reaction or response of the body, which is overwhelmed due to demand for the changes, when any threat with regards to the environmental changes occur and individuals have to respond to the changes accordingly. Whereas crisis may be defined as an obstacle or the period when individuals experience a negative mood shift and are commonly disorganized and insuperable by the use of customary methods of problem solving, within which many attempts to abort changes are made. Crisis state usually cannot be resolved by using copying mechanism as the person undergoing such a phase is unable to perform normally and require intervention to reclaim the state... ...
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Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication
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...crisis response continuum, can increase the potential of addressing the crisis, particularly where the resources available for risk resolution are limited and should be channeled to areas where they are critically needed (CDC 13). Crises necessitating groups or organizations’ to employ effective risk communication Crises include national, multi-state investigations on disease outbreak, or the exploration of environmental crisis (CDC 14). Examples of these crises include waterborne, airborne, food borne, vector borne, chemical, toxic material, natural disaster, infectious agent... Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Introduction Communication is a highly imperfect art and a broad science, which is...
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Environmental Sustainability Questions
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...Environmental Sustainability Question One The global commission of environment and development convened by the United Nations was made to address the emerging concern about the repercussions of rapid deterioration of the human environment and natural resources. This led to emergence of a report known the Bruntland report in 1983.The Bruntland report was commissioned in 1987 by Gro Harlem Bruntland and it focused on the global environmental sustainability (Ashford& Hall, 2011). This report addresses issues regarding governments, businesses and peoples’ welfare in environmental and development rules and regulations. This report provided a complete synopsis of the emerging environmental crisis... ? of the...
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The effect of environmental awareness
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...environmental awareness, there is a clear link between the environment and human beings. Knowledge gained by humans is critical in the preservation of the environment. The environment cannot be delinked from the actions of human beings. The thoughts and opinions of Hegel and Rousseau would have changed if they were aware of the present environmental crisis. This is because their thoughts (such as nature has no value) did not match the thoughts of the current era (for instance, nature has value). Works... The Effect of Environmental Awareness On the issue of nature, Jean-Jacques Rousseau argues that we are all born good, but the evils of the society have corrupted us. The natural state of the human beings ...
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Environmental- Economics Case Study
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...Environmental Economics and Policy. New York: Pearson Addison Wesley. https://books.google.co.ke/books?id=PeuiPwAACAAJ&dq=Environmental+Economics+and+Policy+%2B+tietenberg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JJ5YVdONKafLsATLoID4Cw&redir_esc=y Wheeler, D., Susmita D., & Hua, W. (2003). “Can China grow and safeguard its environment? The case of industrial pollution.” in Nicholas, Dennis Tao Yang and Mu Yang Li, ed. How Far Across the River? Chinese Policy Reform at the Millennium. Stanford: Stanford University Press. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.124.9068 http://www.cfr.org/china/chinas-environmental-crisis/p12608... Case Study on the Energy and Environmental Problems in China Case Study on the Energy ...
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Environmental- Economics Case Study
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...Environmental Economics and Policy. New York: Pearson Addison Wesley. https://books.google.co.ke/books?id=PeuiPwAACAAJ&dq=Environmental+Economics+and+Policy+%2B+tietenberg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JJ5YVdONKafLsATLoID4Cw&redir_esc=y Wheeler, D., Susmita D., & Hua, W. (2003). “Can China grow and safeguard its environment? The case of industrial pollution.” in Nicholas, Dennis Tao Yang and Mu Yang Li, ed. How Far Across the River? Chinese Policy Reform at the Millennium. Stanford: Stanford University Press. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.124.9068 http://www.cfr.org/china/chinas-environmental-crisis/p12608... Case Study on the Energy and Environmental Problems in China Case Study on the Energy ...
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Final environmental ethics
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...environmental crisis. Callicott Baird, just like Aldo Leopold, holds... ? The Role Humans in Environmental Ethics The Role of Ecology in Environmental Ethics Introduction Within the natural world, organisms relate directly with each other, as well as draw value fro the natural world around them, which is commonly referred as environment. The scientific study of these relationships is commonly known as ecology. Environmental ethics entails the study of the ethical relationships between human beings and their surroundings, particularly in the regard of the respect that should be offered to the natural world. In regards to this, ecology plays an important role in helping to understand the responsibility of...
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The Role Of Public Relation In Crisis Management in the Oil & Gas industry
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...environmental programs, the team held its first press conference that took very few minutes. In the press conference, the team acknowledged that the serious disaster had happened in a factory owned by the Union Carbide where they had a 50.9% share. The team explained to the press some of the immediate measur5es that they were already undertaking in addressing the crisis. The company had daily briefings where they would answer the numerous questions coming from the public. While using the press remained the most visible audience and the most vital conduit to the general public... The Role Of Public Relation In Crisis Management in the Oil & Gas industry Considering the variety of crisis situations...
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Real Property Rights and Environmental Impact
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...environmental issues, especially irrigation, where water is seen as trading innovator. Certainly, the logic of eradicating the past stiff attachment of rights to use irrigation schemes to particular lands is now hardly questioned. Nonetheless, while thinking about real properties rights is an important step in illuminating responsibilities for environmental management and assessing any claims for compensation, changes in property rights should not be oversold as an answer to environmental crisis (Robinson 98). Real property can assist rationing of resources among different individuals and uses... Real Property Rights and Environmental Impact The notion that property rights should have more emphasis on...
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International Relations Theory Essay
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...crisis. Let us start analysing the critical situation of our physical environment through various warning signs that emanate from nature including the warming of global climate, thinning of the stratospheric ozone shield, accelerating loss of biodiversity, acidification of fresh water lakes, soil erosion, desertification, and many others (Laferriere & Stoett, 1999, p. 3), IR theorists have remained unable to concentrate on the upcoming environmental crises. The study of the environmental... International Relations Theory and the Environmental Crises It would not be wrong to say that there are two notions about relating IR to environmental crises. The first says that no IR theory in particular explains ...
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Is overpopulation a global crisis
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...Environmental Crisis: Concept and Prevention This paper examines the concept of overpopulation and assesses its impact on global matters and world affairs. The paper goes on to examine how overpopulation affects the world as a whole. The paper finally discusses the ways of preventing overpopulation. Overpopulation is defined “a country or region that has too many people and is therefore not capable of achieving or maintaining a suitable standard of living” (Pitzl 168). This implies that overpopulation is just about a geographical area that has too many people and limited resources to take care of the numbers of people within it. Another... definition of overpopulation is that it is “the...
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Critically assess the use of environmental principles in environmental law
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...environmental resources. The basic purpose of these provisions is to lessen the wastage of environmental resources by a considerable level. In this similar context, constitutional stipulation and judicial decisions play a decisive part in resolving the problem related with environmental crisis. The philosophy of the environmental law is not considered as a strict sense of the law but it is directly related with the protection of the environmental resources (Besson & Tasioulas, 2010). By taking into concern about the philosophy of environmental law, property law is typically regarded to be an important aspect that implies... ?Critically Assess the Use of Environmental Principles in Environmental Law Table ...
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Environmental issues to International security
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...environmental crisis. The growing environmental awareness among nations and the reduced marginalization of issues pertaining to the environment from the governmental budget and legal agenda; is making a considerable difference. The governments are realizing that preserving the economic success and political stability can only come about if the environmental security issues are included in the agenda. Environmental security is hence a vital conceptual tool, which helps the government to establish political will, and it is this political will which garners international environmental solutions that are efficacious... ? Environmental Issues To International Security The paper discusses the several...
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Musil, behind the wall
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...environmental crisis Research shows that America is most religious developed country in the world since with most people practicing Roman Catholicism, Christianity or Judaism. In addition, other religions such as Islam and Buddhism have also played a part in advocating various issues related to the environment. According to Musil (2014), the Protestant community seems to be the most vibrant when it comes to issues of environment since they carry the bigger percentage (3). The Protestants have been active since the early 1960s and 1970s. One of the major responses was by the world Council of Churches in 1991 when they issued a pronouncement concerning... number American religious groups responses to the...
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Crisis Communication in oil & gas
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...crisis is defined as ‘an unstable or crucial state or state of affairs whose outcome will make a decisive difference for better or worse’ (Butterick, 2011). Crises take different forms and they may be social, political, economic, legal, cultural, religious, technological etc. Events such as mergers and acquisitions, plant closings, layoffs, firing, business deals, expansions, corporate scandals, employee discrimination, unfair trade, unsustainable business approaches, environmental degradation activities, exploitation of labour, accidents, catastrophes, health and safety hazards etc... The Role of Public Relations in Crisis Management for the Oil & Gas Industry Hamda Ghanim Al Suwaidi M80002901 Zayed...
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What is happening with modern day China and its environmental issues
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...environmental issues? Introduction Modern-day China is affected by environmental issues. The environmental crisis faced by China is one of the most pressing challenges that have emerged from its rapid industrialization. China’s economic rise that has averaged approximately ten percent annual Growth Domestic Profit for the past decade has come as a trade-off of its public health and the environment. Being the largest carbon emitting country in the world, China accounts for a third of the Globe’s greenhouse gas output, and it encompasses sixteen of the most polluted cities in the world. Because of severe contamination of water, air pollution, and land... What is happening with modern day China and its...
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Advertising and Marketing are the msot significant contributor to global environmental destruction this century. Discuss
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...environmental pollution has already become the distinctive feature of the postmodern reality. The continuous increase in personal consumption levels is fairly regarded as one of the critical factors of the current environmental crisis. Marketing and advertising contribute significantly to the development of the basic consumption patterns; as a result, the significance of the relationship between marketing/ advertising and environmental pollution is difficult to underestimate. More often than not, marketing and advertising... ADVERTISING, MARKETING, AND THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT by 30 August Advertising, Marketing, and the Destruction of the Environment Introduction The growing pace of the envir...
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Suggestions of Crisis Communication for the Chinese Government
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...Crisis communication. S.l.: Sage Publications Ltd. Liao, K. (2007). Mass Media and Crisis Communication in China: Chinese Press Reactions in the 1962 Sino-Indian Border Conflict. Communication Research, 7(1), 69-94. Lindholm, K., & Olsson, E. (2011). Crisis Communication as a Multilevel Game: The Muhammad Cartoons from a Crisis Diplomacy Perspective. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 16(2), 254-271. Liu, J., & Goodnight, G. T. (2008). China and the United States in a Time of Global Environmental Crisis. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, 5(4), 416-421. Lyu, J. C. (2012). A comparative study of crisis communication strategies between Mainland China and Taiwan...
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NPOs Are Best Equipped To Deal with Environmental Problems
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...ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS NPOs ARE BEST EQUIPPED TO DEAL WITH ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS By Professor’s name University name City, State Date NPOs Are Best Equipped To Deal with Environmental Problems Introduction In the outbreak of an environmental crisis, organizations and individuals make it their mandate to address this crisis and attempt to solve it. Each of these interested actors has its own ways of dealing with an environmental challenge considering they all have access to different types and amounts of resources and equipment. As a result, the effectiveness of these actors becomes measurable. Researchers can study and explore the efficiency of each... of these parties and...
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Crisis Management
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...crisis management was initiated during the 1980s, when large number of environmental and industrial disasters took place (Barton, 2007, p.5). In order to manage a crisis effectively an organization should consider a systematic approach towards the improvement process as it is indispensable to safeguard the reputation of company along with its brands. Therefore companies should enlighten their customers about the happening and to some extent is necessary for survival (Khodarahmi, 2009, p.524). Additionally, eminent scholars such as Appelbaum, Keller, Alvarez & Bedard (2012) added that relatively modern concepts such as strategic planning can also be effective in managing organizational... ? Crisis...
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Environmental Problem - Water Shortages
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...environmental crisis through integrated approaches to the management of land, water and ecological resources. Water International 25: 115-126. Falkenmark, M., & Lindh G.,1993.Water and economic development. New York: Oxford University Press. Gardner-Outlaw, T., & Engleman R., 1997. Sustaining water, easing scarcity: A second update. Washington, D.C., Population Action International. Gleick, P.H., 2000. The changing water paradigm: A look at 21st century water resources development. Water International 25: 127-138. Goudriaan... Environmental Problem: Water Shortages Overview Water covers 70% of the earth and, as such, there is a common perception that there is plenty of water for use. This is,...
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Steady-State Economics and Environmental Philosophy
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...Environmental Law the state of the environment plays a very significant role in the advancement or the downslide of the economy, The warning of "global environmental crisis" is being sounded more and more frequently by scientists, politicians, and other observers. The doomsday predictors of the 1960s, like ecologists Paul Ehrlich(1) and Rachel Carson,(2) have been joined by an ever-growing chorus of doomsayers in the 1990s.(3) Rachel Carson's concerns regarding pesticides were prominent in the early 1960s; today, concerns about the potential myriad of ecological effects from global warming predominate... here Your here here here Steady Economics and Environmental Philosophy The importance of a ’s...
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Environmental Effects of Global Warming in Florida
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...environmental effects of this phenomenon are the direct and indirect consequences, of the phenomenon, upon the ecosystem. These effects affect the environment as well as the organisms residing within the environments, consequently creating environmental crisis within the ecosystem. It is hypothesized that global warming effects could have environmental effects in Florida. The research seeks to explore the environmental effects of the global warming phenomenon within the state of Florida. Methods Different information collection methods have been utilized in studying the effects of global warming upon...
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Crisis Management
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...Crisis management refers to a process whereby an organization concerns itself with major events that threaten the interests of the organization, the general public, and all its stakeholders. The studying of crisis management began with large scale environmental and industrial disasters of the 1980s (Smith, 2012). There are three major elements that constitute a crisis, these three are, element of surprise, threat to an organization, a short period of time to make a decision. Blyth (2009) explains that crisis refers to a process whereby it is difficult to maintain old systems of an organization. This leads...
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Crisis Communication
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...Crisis communication Apocalypse now or Apocalypse not Summary The article here describes about the West Nile Virus outbreak in different counties of United States of America. The article mentions that counties like Dallas, Tarrant and Denton counties were victimized by WNV. Here, the message from the government was to initiate personal protection and destroy the habitat of mosquito which was stagnant lake, pools and ponds. Aerial spraying was also introduced to kill mosquitoes. The dead birds, stagnant pools, morbidity and mortality were tracked down by GIS system. Here the author suggests that the environmental health professionals should be motivated to alert the public regarding the WNV... Topic...
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Urban and Industrial Development Accelerate Environmental Pollution
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...environmental hazards, and information on human health effects are growing, but many concerns remain. Laurent on the other hand states that, there is a well documented in terms of inequality of the environmental crisis and its repercussion China is facing. So just how does economic... Introduction: Environmental pollution results from a number of human intervention strategies on the planet. Some of these interventions have had adverse effects on the ecosystem to the extent that certain populations are rendered bear. The growth of towns to cities, villages into towns and cities into large metropolitans has had very vociferous effects on the level of pollution on the environment. The same discourse allows ...
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Is there something distinctive about environmental social movements
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...environmental crisis in the current society is critical and no measures can be enough to solve the crisis urgently. This has further alienated the philosophy of “living a Green life” from the values held by pluralists and which are mostly linked to a democratic society (Dobson, 2007). Most green-political advocates have been on the receiving end due to their different approaches. Questions are asked on whether the new approach can actually be used to make the world better than the ones used by earlier liberals and socialists (Barry, 1996). For example, though... ?Currently, a trend has emerged where people across the globe are more concerned about their activities and the effects they have on the...
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Carson, Abbey, and Goodall deal with the problem of the man-nature interface *as writers*
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...Environmental issues and literature The debates around environmental issues caused the necessity to reflect the main problems in the literature. The so-called eco-criticism represents the relations between ecology and literature. The writers want to determine what place the literary products play in the struggle with environmental crisis and how the environment issues are represented in literature. Literature has always been very close to our life, thus it should be also close to the environment. Thus, different papers, books and newsletters are currently published in order to make people interested in the study of...
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Environmental Accounting
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...crisis', Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 9-26. Owen, D 2004, 'Adventures in Social and Environmental Accounting and Auditing Research: A Personal Reflection', in Humphrey, C and Lee, W (eds), The Real Life Guide to Accounting Research, Elsevier, pp.23-36. Pava, ML and Krausz, J 1996, 'The association between corporate social responsibility and financial performance: the paradox of social cost', Journal of Business Ethics vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 321-357. Power, M 1991, 'Auditing and environmental expertise: between protest and professionalization', Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal, vol. 4, no. 3, pp....
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Oil Crisis
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...Crisis. Brentwood, Essex, England: Multi-Science Pub. Co, 2005. Stork, Joe. Middle East Oil and the Energy Crisis. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1975. Venn, Fiona. The Oil Crisis. Turning points. London: Longman, 2002. Frieden, Jeffry A. Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century. New York: W. W. Norton, 2007. Klare, Michael. "The Oil Crisis." The London Review of Books. 30. 16 (2008): 38. Eccleston, C. H. "Climbing Hubberts Peak: The Looming World Oil Crisis." ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT. 17. 3 (2008): 25-30. Prince, E.T. "The Oil Crisis: Create a Template for Disruptive Change." LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE. 25. 8 (2008): 19.... Oil Crisis Oil is the major source of...
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Environmental issue
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...environmental policies. [Accessed on June 10th, 2013] web. Starvins, R (2001). Lessons from American experiment with market-based environmental policies. [Accessed on June 10th, 2013] web. < http://www.rff.org/documents/rff-dp-01-53.pdf> Speth, J. G. (2004). Red sky at morning: America and the crisis of the global environment. New Haven: Yale University Press.... ? Environmental Issue In the world today, environmental issues are not news to any individual who are living in any part of the world as the impacts of environmental change are felt anywhere. In order to cope with the changing environmental conditions, people have...
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Crisis Management Essay
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...environmental, class action lawsuits consumer activism, defects& recalls, discrimination, executive dismissal, financial damages, hostile takeover, labor disputes, mismanagement, sexual harassment, whistle blowers, white collar crime and workplace violence. It is impressive that product defects and recalls rise up to 44% over the year before. The most crisis prone industries in 2007 were: software makers, pharmaceutical companies, petroleum refining, natural gas companies, security brokers/dealers, banking, telecommunications, automobile manufacturing, airlines and computer manufacturers. It should be referred that petroleum refining and natural gas companies belong to the engineering... Introduction...
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3 questions Crisis Intervention
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...Environmental History and the Western Worldview. Cambridge: Academica Press, LLC. James, R. K., Gilliland, B. E. & Lloyd, J. (2012). Crisis Intervention Strategies. London: Cengage Learning. Loughran, H. (2011... ? 3 Questions Crisis Intervention 3 Questions Crisis Intervention Introduction Crisis intervention details the strategies employedto give short-term and immediate to persons who undergo an event or experience, which leads to mental, emotional, behavioral, and physical distress. A crisis infers a circumstance where a person is unable to use his or her coping skills and abilities in problem solving. Situations that may cause crisis include life-threatening circumstances such as sexual assault,...
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Environmental Degradation
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...Environmental Degradation Contents Introduction - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P.2 Causes and Impacts of Environmental degradation - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P.2-8 Burning fossil fuels and transport activities - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P.3 Industrialization - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P.3-4 Infrastructural constructions - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P.4 Agricultural activities and other household chemicals - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - P.4-5 Oil spillage... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
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Pesticide Use and Environmental Change in Rachel Carson's The Obligation to Endure
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...environmental protection. Additionally, her views on existing environmental policies show her political concern. Ecological Perspective In the ecological perspective, Garb mentions that Carson’s works present the issue of environmental change and excessive pesticide use as linked to existential continuity wherein human beings are caught in the spiral of problem-solving attributable to “indiscriminate pesticide use” (230). People, particularly ecologists, are caught in the process of suffering from environmental crisis, studying the nature of those problems, identifying solutions, and finding out that those solutions give rise to other forms of problems. In fact, Carson states that “non... ?Pesticide Use...
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Environmental Damage at Burgan Oil Field in Kuwait: History, Clean-up and Future Policy
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...environmental damage. The environmental crisis resulting from the 1991 Gulf War was unprecedented. This tragedy has compounded... ? Environmental Damage in Burgan Oil Field in Kuwait: History, Clean-up, and Future Policy By Abdulwahab Alsheshteri IELP Independent Research Writing LING 153 Thursday August 11, 2011 Barbara Pijan, Instructor Portland State University 1.0 Introduction…………………………………………………..3 2.0 Data Section……………………………………………...…..4 2.1 History of Gulf war…………………………………....4 2.1.1 Where is Burgan oil field?...............................4 2.1.2 When in history Sadam Hussain invaded Kuwait, how did they burn Burgan?................4 2.1.3 Explain the environmental damage……….....4 2.2 Explain the...
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