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  • Adverse effects of ocean acidification on early development of squid (Doryteuthis pealeii) 

    Kaplan, Maxwell B.; Mooney, T. Aran; McCorkle, Daniel C.; Cohen, Anne L. (2013-05-31) - Journal article
    Anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) is being absorbed into the ocean, altering seawater chemistry, with potentially negative impacts on a wide range of marine organisms. The early life stages of invertebrates with internal ...
  • Agenda 2003 : where next for sustainable development? 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2003-02-19) - Report
    Tony Blair’s conclusion that sustainability stands as the singular goal, for leaders and decision makers at all levels, was a turning point for advocates of a more sustainable future. Sustainable development entered the ...
  • Air transport & sustainable development : a submission from the SDC 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2002-12-01) - Report
    Report on the implications of sustainable development for the future development of air transport in the UK.
  • Assessing Arctica islandica as a proxy for Scottish marine climate change 

    Stott, Keziah J. (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-25) - Thesis
    This thesis investigates the potential of the bivalve Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767) from fjordic sites in NW Scotland for reconstructing past marine environmental /climatic variability. Using dendrochronological and ...
  • Aviation and sustainable development 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2001-04-01) - Report
    This paper seeks to contribute some views on the big policy questions in the government's consultation exercise on the future of air transport, of which the biggest seems to us to be whether the general presumption in ...
  • A burning issue : energy from waste in Scotland 

    Sustainable Development Commission Scotland (Sustainable Development Commission, 2007-12-17) - Report
    Advice to the Scottish Government on waste policy and the role of energy from waste.
  • Cardiac myoglobin deficit has evolved repeatedly in teleost fishes 

    Macqueen, Daniel J.; Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, Daniel; Johnston, Ian Alistair (2014-06-11) - Journal article
    Myoglobin (Mb) is the classic vertebrate oxygen-binding protein present in aerobic striated muscles. It functions principally in oxygen delivery and provides muscle with its characteristic red colour. Members of the Antarctic ...
  • Changes in VED–modelling 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2005-09) - Report
    The aim of the modelling exercise is to help gain an understanding of whether increases in differential between VED bands would help the UK achieve its: 1) two targets relating to lower carbon cars 2) commitment to a 20% ...
  • Climate Change : the UK programme 2006 : SDC response 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2006-07) - Report
    In 2006 the Environmental Audit Committee ran an inquiry into the Government's Climate Change programme. The Sustainable Development Commission's submission to the inquiry includes suggestions on how the Government could ...
  • Climate change and scenarios for Scotland 

    Sustainable Development Commission Scotland (Sustainable Development Commission, 2008-10-29) - Report
    The first of a series of four seminars intended to inform MSPs’ scrutiny of the Climate Change Bill, Helping MSPs explore climate change with experts from within Scotland and elsewhere and thus raise the experts' awareness ...
  • Climate change programme review : the submission of the Sustainable Development Commission to HM Government 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2005-05) - Report
    The review proposes a range of measures designed to save at least ten million tonnes of carbon, which is needed to meet the Government's target of a 20 per cent reduction in emissions by 2010.
  • Climate change programme review [summary] 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2005-05) - Report
    A summary of 'Climate change programme review : the submission of the Sustainable Development Commission to HM Government'. The submission proposes a range of measures designed to save at least ten million tonnes of carbon, ...
  • Co-designing for sustainability: strategising community carbon emission reduction through socio-ecological innovation 

    White, Rehema Mary; van Koten, Hamid (2016-04-22) - Journal article
    Designing for sustainability requires us to intentionally and creatively explore and implement radical changes in social as well as environmental arenas. This paper reflects on an interdisciplinary, action research project ...
  • Contesting climate justice in the city : examining politics and practice in urban climate change experiments 

    Bulkeley, Harriet; Edwards, Gareth A. S.; Fuller, Sara (2014-03) - Journal article
    Debates about climate justice have mainly occurred at the international scale, and have focussed on the rights and responsibilities of nation-states to either be protected from the effects of climate change, or to take ...
  • Corporate disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions : a UK study 

    de Aguiar, Thereza R. S. (University of St Andrews, 2009-11-30) - Thesis
    Two beliefs drove this dissertation to be centered on the analysis of the UK corporate disclosure (CD) related to global climate change (GCC). Firstly, GCC is the most significant environmental concern of our current age ...
  • Corporate Response to climate change : language, power and symbolic construction 

    Ferguson, John; de Aguiar R S, Thereza; Fearfull, Anne (2016) - Journal article
    Purpose – The objective of this paper is to explore corporate communications related to climate change in both a voluntary and mandatory setting. Adopting a critical perspective, the paper examines how companies who ...
  • Creating mass public engagement on climate change 

    Involve (Organization : London, England) (Sustainable Development Commission, 2008-10-30) - Report
    The purpose of this document is to outline an approach to building large scale public engagement around the lead up to the Copenhagen 09 climate change conference.
  • Dirty little secrets : inferring fossil-fuel subsidies from patterns in emission intensities 

    Stefanski, Radoslaw (University of St Andrews, 2017-03-06) - Working or discussion paper
    I develop a unique database of international fossil-fuel subsidies by examining country specific patterns in carbon emission-to-GDP ratios, known as emission-intensities. For most - but not all - countries, intensities ...
  • Distribution, abundance, and feeding ecology of baleen whales in Icelandic waters: have recent environmental changes had an effect? 

    Vikingsson, Gisli A; Pike, Daniel G; Valdimarsson, Héðinn; Schleimer, Anna; Gunnlaugsson, Thorvaldur; Silva, Teresa; Elvarsson, Bjarki Þ; Mikkelsen, Bjarni; Øien, Nils; Desportes, Geneviève; Bogason, Valur; Hammond, Philip Steven (2015-02-17) - Journal article
    The location of Iceland at the junction of submarine ridges in the North-East Atlantic where warm and cold water masses meet south of the Arctic Circle contributes to high productivity of the waters around the island. ...
  • Do we care about sustainability? An analysis of time sensitivity of social preferences under environmental time-persistent effects 

    Faccioli, Michela; Hanley, Nick; Torres, Cati; Font, Antoni Riera (2016-07-15) - Journal article
    Environmental cost-benefit analysis has traditionally assumed that the value of benefits is sensitive to their timing and that outcomes are valued higher, the sooner in time they occur following implementation of a project ...