The carbon pricing paradox Michael Grubb at ANU April 2011
Professor Michael Grubb gives this public lecture 'The Carbon Pricing Paradox' at The Australian National University on 12 April 2011. Professor Grubb discusses economic principles of carbon pricing and how they conflict with political economy. Drawing upon the experience of the EU emissions trading system, he emphasises the need to understand the political evolution of a carbon pricing system and the implications for design. The talk will also consider the core issues around energy intensive i
Michael Kirby: Paradoxes and Principles
Michael Kirby Paradoxes and Principles 'is the first biography of The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG; written by one of Australia's leading public law and political science scholars, AJ Brown. When he retired from the High Court, The Hon Michael Kirby was Australia's longest serving judge. Kirby was a leader in law reform and human rights with the OECD, UNESCO, UNHRC and WHO. His legal and humanitarian contribution as a judge, both here and overseas, is unparalleled. Michael Kirby spans Kirby
14.03 Microeconomic Theory and Public Policy (MIT)
This class presents microeconomic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. In addition to standard competitive models, we study deviations due to externalities, asymmetric information, and imperfect rationality. We apply this material to policy debates including minimum wage regulations, food stamp provision, trade protection, educational credentials, health insurance markets, and real estate markets.
Greece wins confidence vote
June 22 - Greek government one step closer to implementing unpopular reforms package. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
This learning resource introduces the concept of improvement within health and social care. It shows how improvement may be initiated and evaluated. It also explains how improvement is everyone's concern, with small changes having the potential for large impact.
Article :: Real World Camera Raw: Using Adobe DNG Converter
Jeff Schewe shows you how to use Adobe DNG Converter, which is a convenient way to process large numbers of images into DNG format.
Article :: Real World Camera Raw: Digital Image Anatomy
Jeff Schewe describes the anatomy of a digital image, including pixels, resolution, bit depth, dynamic range, color, and gamma and tone mapping.
What is Life?
The Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics was established as a National Collaborative Research Institute [全国共同利用研究所] in (我が国初の) the beginning of our country in 1953 and Dr. Hideki Yukawa, who was the first Japanese to won a Nobel prize, was the first chairman of this institute. It was the first trial to open a general small seminar for Kyoto University freshmen in our research institute which is pressing on for more than 50 years now. The attendance of the first ye
7 Crossing the boundary – a final word
How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
Hurricane Keith from TRMM: October 2, 2000 (3 Surfaces)
Hurricane Keith with three rain level isosurfaces (yellow=0.5 inches-hour, green=1.0 inches-hour and 2.0 inches-hour)
Klartext handlar i dag om att de som har varit arbetslösa väldigt länge och är i det som kallas för Fas 3, ska kunna få gå kurser för att kunna få jobb. Vi berättar även att det är vårt grannland Norges nationaldag och om hur den firas. Du får höra mer när du lyssnar på programmet.
Completing the picture: the effects of video game practice on verbal and performance I.Q. scores in
The strength and nature of the video game practice effect on tests of visual and perceptual skills were examined using high functioning Grades Four and Five students who had been tested with the WISC-R .for the purpose of gifted identification and placement. The control group, who did not own and .play video games on a sustained basis, and the experimental group, who did own a video game system and had some mastery of video games, including the -Nintendo game, "Tetris", were each composed of 18
Guide to the McConway and Torely Company Records, 1889-1945
The McConway and Torley Company began in Pittsburgh in 1869 designing train couplers. This collection contains historical information, photographs, brochures, scrapbooks, catalogs, publications, patent applications and patent examinations concerning the train coupler industry.
Guide to the Edwin J. Fithian Papers, 1892-1953
Dr. Edwin Fithian was elected Governor of Pennsylvania in 1918 and U.S. Senator in 1932. This collection includes (personal) correspondence, by-laws, photographs, clippings, pamphlets, memorabilia, certificates, newsletters, a press release and a patent relating to his life.
ENGL 121-03-04, Critical Thinking and Writing, Spring 2007
English 151 begins with the idea that writing is a process that includes planning, drafting, and revising. By revising, I don't mean proofreading or polishing. While catching typos and choosing a different word here and there are part of the writing process, revising a paper means re-thinking it, even changing your argument and coming to new conclusions. Writing diafts and revising them makes writing a tool for thinking. As you write, you generate ideas and test their conclusions. As the English
RUSN 306-01, Phonetics, Fall 2006
Course Objectives: -- to introduce students to the system of Russian sounds, pronunciation rules, and intonation patterns: -- to provide introductory information on the history of Russian language.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
FREN 101-01, Elementary French, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
ANSO 275-01, Social Theory, Fall 2006
The purpose of this seminar is to study classic and contemporary contributions to social theory and to explore how these contributions have informed the development and practice of anthropology and sociology. This course is being co-taught by an anthropologist and a sociologist in order to provide the interpretive perspectives of both disciplines. We will take turns lecturing and leading discussions, and participate in all seminar meetings.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Offic
ANSO 105-01, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2006
There are two primary objectives of this course, both of which are identified by our college’s new core curriculum: critical thinking and the ability to understand the “other.” These objectives will be pursued by studying the three classical theoretical orientations in sociology and then applying them to critically investigate a variety of social issues, including an issue you personally identify and focus on for your term research paper. In addition, you will learn fascinating theoretical
ANSO 210-01, Gender and Society, Spring 2005
The purpose of this course is to help you better understand how gender is socially constructed and to see how gender stratification works in your everyday lives. You will gain the conceptual and theoretical tools to analyze the personal and institutional consequences of different social constructions of gender.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.