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April 2015

APR 22
The 3rd International Scientific Forum “Interdisciplinarity and Higher education” is aimed at gathering hundreds ...


June 2015

JUN 15
The EWACC-Building Bridges Initiative aims to build Euro Mediterranean Scientific Cooperation, to address the treats pos...


October 2015

“Green Technologies and Sustainability” The International Center for Research & Development and Unique Conference...

Sri Lanka

November 2015

NOV 22
Climate Change Adaptation 2015 is an interactive platform to connect and reconnect colleagues around the world. You can ...

Sri Lanka

January 2017

JAN 10
he International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment, and Impacts on Livelihood (ICBCL) will focus on ...


February 2017

FEB 16
ICCC 2017 will continue its momentum in 2017 to explore a platform to exchange ideas on Climate Change, discover new opp...

Sri Lanka

November 2017

The Berlin Science Week is a new international gathering, bringing together people from the world’s most innovative sc...


April 2018

APR 16
Research-2-Practice Forum on Energy, Water Security and Climate Change in Africa 23-25 April 2018 Venue: Tlemcen, ...


June 2018

JUN 21
Climate change conferences I Climate change 2018| Europe| Paris |France EuroSciCon warmly respects each one of the in...


August 2018

AUG 30
BioLEAGUES Worldwide takes immense pleasure to extend our warm welcome to invite all the participants around the Globe t...


October 2018

OCT 10
The 2018 GCF Private Investment for Climate Conference is the only global conference on private investment for climate, ...

Korea (South)

December 2018

DEC 29
BioLEAGUES Worldwide welcomes you to attend the “4th GoGreen Summit” at Holiday Inn Express, Malaysia on December 29...

Kuala Lumpur,

September 2019

The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development i...


October 2019

OCT 24
Background One of the most striking dynamics of the Anthropocene Era is the ability of social systems to interact wit...


November 2019

BioLEAGUES Worldwide cordially invites researchers and scholars around the globe to attend the “International Conferen...



Global Warming for Dim Wits

A Scientist's Perspective of Climate Change

by James R. Barrante


Human beings are not very bright. The power output of the human brain is about 40 watts, and that is indeed pretty dim. We definitely are all dim wits. This book was written for dim wits – from one dim wit to another, as they say. Its primary purpose is to address the controversy affectionately known as global warming. Written by a physical scientist with over 40 years of teaching experience, the book contains very little personal opinion, has no political agenda, and is loaded with well-documented and scientifically tested facts concerning the greenhouse gases and climate change. It contains material that you will want to share with your children. Global Warming for Dim Wits is written in simple language. Every attempt has been made to present the material in a way that the average p...

Scientific Approach Principle for New Resilient Coastal Landscape Design

Revitalizing Revere Beach, MA - A Case Study for Flood Mitigation

by Anahita Kianous


Due to recent climate change, the character of environmental regional planning has shifted to address the anticipated extreme increases in sea level rise. As such, this project, based on existing scientific research/data, proposes a spatial, habitable landscape architectural solution as a model for flood mitigation for the East coastal edge. This proposal tests the potential for resilient coastal landscapes through a particular site located on Revere Beach, along with the New England coast in Massachusetts. The study demonstrates how through new public spaces designed to renew and protect the beach and the broader offshores, residents and visitors will be able to engage with this 21st Century, resilient beachfront. Also, residents and visitors will experience sophisticated efficient flood ...

Aquatic Biofuels

New Options for Bioenergy

by Antonio Piccolo


Recent talks have outlined the disadvantages of land based (agro-fuels) as feedstock for biofuels. This final dissertation for the MBA in Energy and Sustainable Development looks at these disadvantages and proposes an alternative scenario, i.e. the potential of aquatic alternatives. Aquatic Biofuels: New Options for Bioenergy looks at the potential of micro-algae and fish waste as feedstock for biofuel. Micro-algae come in different strains; strains differ in their composition some have more lipids/oils, others have more proteins and others yet have more carbohydrates. The chosen strain will determine what kind of biofuel can be produced or if the strain contains less lipids and more carbohydrates or proteins, the algae can produce bio-gas. Current technology in algae extraction is also c...

On Hunger

Science, Ethics and Law

by Laura Westra


On Hunger focuses on the interface between food and public health and on the flawed regulations intended to protect us. Food not only represents nourishment for the body; it also possesses other valuable aspects that are protected by international legal instruments. Westra argues for the importance of effecting radical changes: to protect and improve the present system of food production and distribution. Starting from several reports produced by the FAO and the WHO, Westra argues for the need of a complete and radical re-evaluatio of current practices and systems in order to meet the obligation of the international community to prevent hunger. There is a particular emphasis on the problems facing the poor in the third world, but also the different but equally grave problems of those in ...

Introduction to Transport Economics

Demand, Cost, Pricing, and Adoption

by David J. Spurling


Introduction to Transport Economics looks at the different modes of transport and investigates the past and present influences on their behaviour. The author's experience of teaching and working in the industry has led him to believe that it is difficult to understand the present without some knowledge of the past. He discusses the future of transport; in the light of climate change and likely fossil fuel shortages, it is important to have a clear idea of what we wish to achieve with a transport system. Also included are a chapter on developing countries, as well as a chapter about international transport as a whole. Too often transport has been a political shuttlecock without any long-term vision. Part of the aim of this book is to enable people who read it to have a greater idea of what...