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  • The Global ETD Search service is a free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations. This service is provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
    Our metadata is collected from universities around the world. If you manage a university/consortium/country archive and want to be added, details can be found on the NDLTD website.

Industry capacity building with respect to market-based approaches to greenhouse gas reduction : U.S. and Australian perspectives /

Sonneborn, C. L. January 2005 (has links)
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Murdoch University, 2005. / Thesis submitted to the Division of Science and Engineering. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 335-346).

The politics of counting carbon lessons from the California Climate Action Registry /

Mazurek, Jan, January 2008 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--UCLA, 2008. / Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 197-198).

Santa Barbara Tea Fire multihazard mitigation benefit cost analysis a professional project /

Flamm, David S. Boswell, Michael R. January 1900 (has links)
Thesis (M.C.R.P.)--California Polytechnic State University, 2009. / Mode of access: Internet. Title from PDF title page; viewed on July 10, 2009. Major professor: Dr. Michael Boswell. "Presented to the faculty of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo." "In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree [of] Master of City and Regional Planning." "June 2009." Includes bibliographical references (p. 66).

Trading our way to Kyoto compliance an analysis of the European Union's emissions trading directive and Canada's proposed Large Final Emitter's System /

Kirkpatrick, Jenny Maureen. January 1900 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (LL.M.)--University of Toronto (Canada), 2005. / Includes bibliographical references.

The radioisotope unit radon analysis laboratory and its application to radon mitigation studies /

Hung, Ling-chun. January 1999 (has links)
Thesis (M. Phil.)--University of Hong Kong, 1999. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 139-144).

Sustainable disaster resilience : incorporating hazard mitigation methodologies into LEED for neighborhood development

Gordon, Phillip Michael 17 November 2010 (has links)
In this professional report LEED for neighborhood development (LEED-ND) is analyzed through the lens of disaster resilience and mitigation. The new LEED-ND certification system recently created by the U.S. Green Building Council looks to be a popular method to create sustainable developments. LEED-ND as a system does not take hazards into account when certifying projects. Using HAZUS and hazard assessment methodologies LEED-ND is shown to do almost nothing to mitigate hazard losses. This is seen using the example of two hazard types (fire and earthquake). Since LEED-ND does not address hazards within the context of its system it is shown that LEED-ND is neither truly sustainable nor disaster resilient. Given the current trend of increasing hazard losses initiatives such as LEED-ND will have to address the issue of hazards moving forward. / text

Enhancing Security in Telemetry Post-Processing Environments with Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM)

Kaibjian, Jeff 10 1900 (has links)
ITC/USA 2014 Conference Proceedings / The Fiftieth Annual International Telemetering Conference and Technical Exhibition / October 20-23, 2014 / Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, CA / While great strides have been made in recent years by government agencies in deploying proactive network security tools, the federal government as a whole desires to continue to press the state of the art in protecting its IT infrastructure. To this end, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has created the Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) program [1] (also known as Continuous Monitoring, CM). It strives to establish a technology framework whereby agency federal government IT networks can be continuously monitored for threats and vulnerabilities, providing an analysis and correlation capability that will enable entities to better evaluate risk. It also defines a hierarchical dash-boarding capability that facilitates both aggregation and communication of each agency's network health status into abstracted levels of summary so the federal system as a whole can be better evaluate their IT security posture. Going forward, these technologies will dramatically impact all government agencies, the Department of Defense (DOD), and commercial entities.

Effects of Professional Mitigation in Cases Involving Illegal Sexual Behavior

Perkins, Andrew Brian January 2015 (has links)
Mitigating evidence is evidence that is presented during the sentencing phase of a trial and is meant to argue for leniency in sentencing. A new form of psycho-legal professional, called a mitigation specialist, is being relied upon more often to assemble the diverse array of psychosocial factors into coherent arguments for less severe sentences. Unfortunately, there is a lack of empirical evidence upon which such professionals can base their work. This is of particular concern in the context of sex offenses—where strong attitudes may overwhelm legal instruction. In collaboration with the Office of the Pima County Public Defender, the current investigation utilized 209 cases; half involving sex offenses, half involving violent non-sexual offenses, and half utilizing professional mitigation, half not utilizing professional mitigation, to better elucidate the effects of professional mitigation reports on sentences in cases involving sexual and violent nonsexual crime. Results revealed that the effectiveness of mitigation reports was heavily moderated by case type. While mitigating evidence was effective in reducing sentence length for violent nonsexual offenses, it had the opposite effect in the cases involving sex offenses. Psychological reports, however were effective in reducing sentence lengths for cases involving sex offenses. Individual mitigating factors and lexical characteristics (examined through Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count software) did not show any consistent relationship with sentence length, suggesting that the effect of the mitigation reports as a whole cannot necessarily be discerned from its parts. Limitations, future directions, and possible implications for the practice of mitigation specialists are explored.

Local government and greenhouse action in South Australia /

Hill, Heather January 1998 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (M.Env.Sc.)--University of Adelaide, Mawson Graduate Centre for Environmental Studies, 1999. / Bibliography: leaves 120-124.

Carbon mitigation with biomass an engineering, economic and policy assessment of opportunities and implications /

Rhodes, James S. January 1900 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Carnegie Mellon University, 2007. / Adviser: Keith, David W. Includes bibliographical references.

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