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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: challenges, environmental, key, inaction, costs
Number of Pages: 214
Published: 2008-09-19
ISBN-10: 9264045821
ISBN-13: 9789264045828

This report provides introductory perspectives on the costs of inaction on key environmental challenges and discusses some of the future problems likely to be encountered in this very complex area.
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: environnementaux, importants, dfis, des, inaction, sur, cots
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 926404583X
ISBN-13: 9789264045835

Aujourd’hui les pays se heurtent à de nombreux défis de politique de l’environnement, notamment  les changements climatiques, la pollution de l’air et de l’eau, la gestion des ressources naturelles, les catastrophes naturelles et les risques environnementaux. Les coûts de l’inaction peuvent être considérables et, dans certains cas, représenter un grave préjudice pour les économies de l’OCDE. L’estimation de ces coûts peut être très utile pour déterminer les domaines dans lesquels des interventions sont nécessaires et pour établir les priorités pour l’action futu
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Author: Jeroen Leonardus Binken
Publisher: Jeroen L.G. Binken
Keywords: action, inaction, effects, network, markets, indirect, system
Number of Pages: 195
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 905892260X
ISBN-13: 9789058922601
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: inaction, shame, decade, abuse, elder
Number of Pages: 95
Published: 1995-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788123556
ISBN-13: 9780788123559

Covers: How Are Elders Abused? (case histories, physical abuse and neglect, financial abuse, psychological abuse, self-neglect, sexual abuse, and violation of rights); Theories For Why Abuse Occurs; Survey of the State Human Services Dept. and Adult Protective Service Workers; Federal and State Efforts to Identify and Prevent Elder Abuse (1978-1990); Policy Recommendations; and Appendix (Directory of Officials Responsible for adult Protective Services and Elder Abuse). Photos and charts.
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Author: David Glover
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: future, sustainable, economics, environment, valuing
Number of Pages: 110
Published: 2010-05-31
ISBN-10: 155250476X
ISBN-13: 9781552504765

Everyone in developing countries depend on the environment for their livelihoods ”from farmland or forests, wetlands or coastal areas. For these people, the environment is much more than a source of recreation ”it is the basis of the economy. But poorly functioning markets, incomplete property rights, and misguided policies can drive people "s behavior in ways that are rational in the short term or from an individual "s point of view, but harmful to the environment and future generations. Economics has much to offer in understanding and influencing environmental behavior. It also provides
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Author: Carol Lynn Jenkins
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: africa, costs, inaction, north, east, aids, middle, hiv
Number of Pages: 202
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0821355783
ISBN-13: 9780821355787

Recent evidence suggests that the prevalence of HIV/AIDS is increasing in the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Mediterranean (MENA/EM) region, and that the total number of AIDS-related deaths has risen almost sixfold since the early 1990s. Although this figure is low compared with those for Africa, South Asia, and the Caribbean, low prevalence does not equal low risk. The situation can change rapidly, and even conservative estimates indicate that AIDS poses a real threat to the region's long-term growth.This book reviews the current knowledge available on the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in th
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Author: Laith J. Abu-Raddad
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: africa, time, strategic, action, north, east, hiv, aids, epidemic, middle, characterizing
Number of Pages: 310
Published: 2010-06-04
ISBN-10: 0821381377
ISBN-13: 9780821381373

Despite global progress in understanding the epidemiology of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), knowledge about the epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) remains very limited and subject to much controversy. In the more than 25 years since the discovery of HIV, no scientific study has provided a comprehensive, data-driven synthesis of the spread of HIV/AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) in the region. Consequently, the effectiveness of policies, programs, and resources intended to address the spread of HIV/AIDS has been compromised.This report aims to fill the knowled
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