Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening: Resources for Instructors
Published by the UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, the 600-page manual covers practical aspects of organic farming and gardening, applied soil science, and social and environmental issues in agriculture. Units contain lecture outlines for instructors and detailed lecture outlines for students, field and laboratory demonstrations, assessment questions, and annotated resource lists. Although much of the material has been developed for field or garden demonstrations
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Winston on Market Failure and Government Failure
Clifford Winston of the Brookings Institution talks about the ideas in his book, Market Failure vs. Government Failure, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Winston summarizes a large literature on antitrust, safety regulation and environmental regulation. He finds that government regulation often fails to meet its objectives. While markets are imperfect, so is government. Winston argues that idealized theories of government intervention based on textbook theories of market failure are not the way r
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1.1 Introduction

At the beginning of the 21st century, terms such as the 'greenhouse effect', 'greenhouse gases' and 'greenhouse warming' are printed or spoken thousands of times a week in the context of climate change caused by human activities. This section is designed to consolidate your understanding of the basic science behind these terms, and then to review what is known about the human impact on the composition of the atmosphere since the dawn of the industrial age, commonly put (in this context) at ar
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9. California's Climate Policy Efforts: Challenges Ahead
Climate policy, natural resources, energy, environmental protection, research, development, progression, technology, efficiency, vehicle use, carbon fuel standard, regulations, motor fuel, greenhouse gases, emissions, cap, trade, economics, state governme
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7. "Green Revolution" and Agrofuels (May 14, 2008)
Science, public policy, energy, civil engineering, environmental engineering, thermodynamics, population growth, agriculture, technology, solar energy, biofuel, crops, grain, food, ethanol, corn, efficiency, ecosystems, diversity, nutrition, food stamps,
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1. Federal Energy Policy Perspective: What Should be Done to Address Global Warming (April 2, 2008)
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6. Controlling Climate Change After Copenhagen (February 10, 2010)
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Part 2: 4 Preparing for innovation
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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3.1 Two models
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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2.5 Step 4 – act of insight
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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