Climate Essays (Examples)

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Climate Change Outline And

Pages: 2 (536 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Action Plan Document #:73616812

Topic: [Hotter Summers, Warmer Winters: Climate Change in America]
SCIENTIFIC METHODOLOGY:
1. Research Question: [Why are we having hotter summers and warmer winters in the U.S.?]
2. Background Research: … they are not limited to, expert opinions and peer-reviewed journal articles. It is also important to note that I also spoke to a climate specialist who, luckily enough, happens to be a family friend.]
3. Hypothesis: [On the basis of not only the background research I have … a matter of…[break]…such as EBSCOhost.]
6. Communicate Results: Prepare and submit Final Field Experience Report.
Outline:
I. Introduction (Idea)
A. The reality of climate change
1. Hotter summers
2. Warmer winters
B. Concise definition of key terms
II. Report Body (Idea)
A. Evidence of climate change
1. The extent of climate change
2. Causes of climate change
a) Human causes
b) Natural causes
B. Consequences of climate change
III. Conclusion (Idea)
A.……

References

References:

Emanuel, K. (2018). What We Know About Climate Change. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

NASA (2019). The Effects of Climate Change. Retrieved September 30, 2019, from  https://climate.nasa.gov/effects/ 

Thompson, L.G. (2010). Climate Change: The Evidence and Our Options. Behav Anal., 33(2), 153-170.

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Emergency Managers And Climate Risk

Pages: 7 (2056 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:49338362

Climate change is a hoax [invented by China].
– President Donald J. Trump, July 2019
The epigraph above underscores the fundamental differences that exist … ice caps continue to melt at an alarming rate and rising ocean levels are inundating low-lying coastal regions and islands around the world, climate change debunkers such as the nation’s chief executive argue that current changes in the climate are transitory and are simply part of the earth’s natural systems. Against this backdrop, it is clear that emergency managers face a number … of the earth’s natural systems. Against this backdrop, it is clear that emergency managers face a number of significant challenges in preparing for climate change-associated risks, including most especially the need to overcome misguided and misinformed views about these potential risks to communities across the country. The … the field, what can you highly educated individuals do to ensure that you are……

References

References

Edwards, F. L. (2011, Spring). Symposium: Preparing for climate change. The Public Manager, 40(1), 20-25.

IPCC Working Group II. (2014). Assessing and managing the risks of climate change. Retrieved from https://www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/2018/03/WGIIAR5_SPM_Top_Level_ Findings-1.pdf.

Labadie, J. R. (2011). Emergency managers confront climate change. Sustainability, 3, 1250-1264.

Leven, R. & Goldstein, Z. (2019). Kentucky is among the states blocking climate action. As weather gets more extreme, its residents — and U.S. taxpayers — are paying a price. Public Integrity. Retrieved from  https://publicintegrity.org/environment/one-disaster-away/a-dangerous-disconnect-disaster-prone-states/ .

Mickus, J. (2017, June 1). A Sugar Creek chronicle: Observing climate change from a Midwestern woodland. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, 69(2), 110-114.

The Nature Conservancy. (2020). Pennsylvania climate solutions. Retrieved from https://www. nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/pennsylvania/stories-in-pennsylvania/pennsylvania-climate-solutions/.

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Impact Of Globalization On Food And Environment

Pages: 2 (678 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Essay Document #:23494592

… readily available to the local community as they cannot afford to buy it yet it is their staple grain. Bolivia has a good climate for the growth of the grain and this means that a majority of farmers have planted the grain for export to Western countries … new flavors, which they will then bring back with them when they return home.
Globalization has had an impact on the environment through climate change. Economic losses in one country have a ripple effect on other countries across the globe. This has affected the environment as well. … and pollution in one country will affect us at some time in the future. With governments and private companies working together to overcome climate change we can rest assured that global warming can be maintained at……

References

References

MaClean, J. (JUNE 11, 2016). Globalization is worsening the effects of climate change, study says. from  https://www.cantechletter.com/2016/06/globalization-worsening-effects-climate-change-study-says/ 

Schwab, K. (14 Jan 2019). Globalization 4.0 will help us tackle climate change. Here’s how. from  https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/01/globalization-4-0-will-help-us-tackle-climate-change-here-s-how/ 

Yu, L. (01/22/2019). Superfoods’ Dark Side: Increasing Vulnerability of Quinoa Farmers in Bolivia. from  http://web.colby.edu/st297-global18/2019/01/22/superfoods-dark-side-increasing-vulnerability-of-quinoa-farmers-in-bolivia/ 

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A Focus On Florida Coast Geography Of Soils And Vegetation In Coastal

Pages: 11 (3221 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Essay Document #:72447094

… and carbonate matter, and spatial texture variability. Leaching, gleyzation, decarbonation, and brunification are identified as being the significant soil-forming developments that occur within temperate-climate coasts (Bini et al., 31). Additionally, anthropic intervention facilitates soil development modification: water and sand extraction, tourism enhancement, terrain leveling, and land use …
Soil geography involves soil variability and distribution on terrestrial sites, both local and international. In this respect, out of all soil formation elements, climate and vegetation (which is a directly dependent variable) chiefly decide soil geography. For this paper, the two may be ideally perceived to be … formation elements such as time, parent matter, and topography, can be deemed to be secondary factors that alter geographical regularities applied by the climate?vegetation linked variable.
Drainage and soils
Florida's flat landscape is characterized as many as 1,700 streams (most of which can be found in the … observed in the north Keys,……

References

Works cited

Araujo, D. S. D., and M. C. A. Pereira. " INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES - Sandy coastal vegetation." Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), (2012).

Armentano, Thomas V., et al. "Vegetation pattern and process in tree islands of the southern Everglades and adjacent areas." Tree islands of the Everglades. Springer, Dordrecht, 2002. 225-281.

Bakker, Jan P., et al. "Environmental impacts—coastal ecosystems." North Sea region climate change assessment. Springer, Cham, 2016. 275-314.

Benedet, L., C. W. Finkl, and A. H. F. Klein. "Morphodynamic classification of beaches on the Atlantic coast of Florida: geographical variability of beach types, beach safety, and coastal hazards." Journal of Coastal Research (2006): 360-365.

Bini, C., et al. "Soils and vegetation of coastal and wetland areas in Northern Adriatic (NE Italy)." 7. International Meeting on Soils with Mediterranean Type of Climate, Valenzano (Italy), 23-28 Sep 2001. CIHEAM-IAMB, 2002.

Eni, D. D., A. I. Iwara, and R. A. Offiong. "Analysis of soil-vegetation interrelationships in a south-southern secondary forest of Nigeria." International Journal of Forestry Research 2012 (2012).

Psuty, Norbert P., Philip E. Steinberg, and Dawn J. Wright. "Coastal and marine geography." Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century (2004): 314-25.

Wright, Lynn D., and Andrew D. Short. "Morphodynamic variability of surf zones and beaches: a synthesis." Marine Geology 56.1-4 (1984): 93-118

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Energy Industry Security

Pages: 2 (574 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:28032329

Climate change and extreme weather events pose certain risks to the energy industry and infrastructure (Maras, 2014). Vulnerabilities within the largely private energy industry … for cooling purposes (DOE, 2013).
Several measures can be taken to reduce these vulnerabilities, according to Pershing (2013). These steps include:
· Enhancing climate-resilient energy…[break]…to protect their energy industries and infrastructures. In the U.S., because the energy industry is mainly in the hands of the private sector, ……

References

References

Department of Energy. (2019). U.S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities and Resilience Solutions Reports. https://www.energy.gov/policy/downloads/climate-change-and-us-energy-sector-regional-vulnerabilities-and-resilience

DHS. (2016). Energy Sector-Specific Plan. https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/nipp-ssp-energy-2015-508.pdf

DOE. (2013). Electric Light & Power. Retrieved from: http://www.elp.com/articles/2013/07/energy-sector-vulnerabilities-assessed-by-doe.html

Maras, M-H. (2014). Transnational Security. Florida: CRC Press.

Pershing, J. (2013). U.S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather. Retrieved from  http://annualmeeting.naseo.org/Data/Sites/2/presentations/Pershing-Climate-Vulnerabiities.pdf 

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The Role Of Quality And Safety In Nursing Science

Pages: 6 (1737 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:91461612

… a more person-centered quality of care and saw a strong association with higher quality of care. “…the relatives’ experiences of a more person?centered climate were associated with higher ratings of the quality of care. A person?centered climate of safety had the strongest unique association with the quality of care…” (Lood et al., 2019, p. 1). Such results advance the understanding … of care and person?centeredness nursing homes. The positive health outcomes from those that participated in the study as perceived by relatives, demonstrated person?centered climate facets of hospitality and safety have a major role in the quality of care. It stands to suggest focusing on the holistic approach ……

References

References

Brasait?, I., Kaunonen, M., Martink?nas, A., Mockien?, V., & Suominen, T. (2016). Health care professionals’ skills regarding patient safety. Medicina, 52(4), 250-256. doi:10.1016/j.medici.2016.05.004

Jones, T. L., Hamilton, P., & Murry, N. (2015). Unfinished nursing care, missed care, and implicitly rationed care: State of the science review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(6), 1121-1137. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.02.012

Lood, Q., Kirkevold, M., Sjögren, K., Bergland, Å., Sandman, P., & Edvardsson, D. (2019). Associations between person?centred climate and perceived quality of care in nursing homes: A cross?sectional study of relatives’ experiences. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi:10.1111/jan.14011

Murray, M., Sundin, D., & Cope, V. (2017). New graduate registered nurses’ knowledge of patient safety and practice: A literature review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(1-2), 31-47. doi:10.1111/jocn.13785

Sahlström, M., Partanen, P., Rathert, C., & Turunen, H. (2016). Patient participation in patient safety still missing: Patient safety experts\\' views. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 22(5), 461-469. doi:10.1111/ijn.12476

Smeds-Alenius, L., Tishelman, C., Lindqvist, R., Runesdotter, S., & McHugh, M. D. (2016). RN assessments of excellent quality of care and patient safety are associated with significantly lower odds of 30-day inpatient mortality: A national cross-sectional study of acute-care hospitals. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 61, 117-124. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.06.005

Tobiano, G., Marshall, A., Bucknall, T., & Chaboyer, W. (2015). Patient participation in nursing care on medical wards: An integrative review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(6), 1107-1120. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.02.010

Twigg, D. E., Pugh, J. D., Gelder, L., & Myers, H. (2016). Foundations of a nursing-sensitive outcome indicator suite for monitoring public patient safety in Western Australia. Collegian, 23(2), 167-181. doi:10.1016/j.colegn.2015.03.007

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Using An Epidemiological Approach To Critically Analyze A Population

Pages: 7 (2136 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:49902014

… emotional facets within as well as external to the organization (i.e., workplace). Further, it is a key factor determining productivity – psychosocial, organizational climate, which encompasses work climate, social support, and works recognition is believed to have a significant influence on the workplace well- being. Psychosocial elements make up elements like ……

References

References

Cladellas, R., & Castelló, A. (2011). University Professors\\\\\\\\\\\\' Stress and Perceived State of Health in Relation to Teaching Schedules. Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 9(23), 217–240.

Eatough, E., Way, J., & Chang, C. (2012). Understanding the link between psychosocial work stressors and work-related musculoskeletal complaints. Appl Egron, 43(3), 554-63. Retrieved from  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21944295 

Fernandes, M., & Rocha, M. (2009). Impact of the psychosocial aspects of work on the quality of life of teachers. Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry, 31(1). Retrieved from  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1516-44462009000100005 

Goetz, K., Berger, S., Gavartina, A., Zaroti, S., & Szecsenyi, J. (2015). How psychosocial factors affect wellbeing of practice assistants at work in general medical care? – a questionnaire survey. BMC Fam Pract, 16, 166. DOI: 10.1186/s12875-015-0366-y

Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library. (2019). Case-control study. Retrieved from  https://himmelfarb.gwu.edu/tutorials/studydesign101/casecontrols.cfm 

Jardim, J., & Pereira, A. (2016). Perceived impact of lifelong training in teachers. Interacções, 31(42), 22–31.

Karasek, R., Baker, D., Marxer, F., Ahlbom, A., & Theorell, T. (1981). Job decision latitude, job demands, and cardiovascular disease: a prospective study of Swedish men. Am J Public Health, 71(7), 694-705.

Kessler, R. C., Andrews, G., Colpe, L. J., Hiripi, E., Mroczek, D. K., Normand, S. L. T., … Zaslavsky, A. M. (2002). Short screening scales to monitor population prevalences and trends in non-specific psychological distress. Psychological Medicine, 32(6), 959–976. Retrieved from  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12214795

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Fruit Science Report Washington Navel Oranges

Pages: 8 (2282 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:72788378

… California. Those sent to Florida failed to flourish. To a large extent, as it has been pointed out elsewhere in this text, the climate of California was ideal for the tree’s culture. In the words of Ferguson and Grafton-Cardwell (2014), “it is believed that Tibbets received and … is weakly parthenocarpic” (El-Boray, Mostafa, Salem, and Sawwah, 2015, p. 1320).
Production
Production Quantity
It should be noted, from the onset, that subtropical climates happen to be optimal for the growth of Washington Navel orange trees. Although there are some significant variations in fruit production from tree ……

References

References

Boule, D. (2017). A Brief History of the Navel Orange in California – From the Sacramento Bee. Retrieved from  http://www.merlofarminggroup.com/brief-history-navel-orange-california-%E2%80%93-sacramento-bee 

Considine, D.M. & Considine, G.D. (2012). Foods and Food Production Encyclopedia. New York, NY: VNR.

El-Boray, M.S., Mostafa, M., Salem, E. & Sawwah, O. (2015). Improving Yield and Fruit Quality of Washington Navel Orange Using Foliar Applications of Some Natural Biostimulants. J. Plant Production, 6(8), 1317-1332.

Ferguson, L. & Grafton-Cardwell, E.E. (2014). Citrus Production Manual. Richmond, CA: UCANR Publications.

Geiger, P. & Dunkan, S. (2007). Farmers\\\\\\' Almanac. Mason, OH: Almanac Publishing Company.

Ramsey, H.J. & Markell, E.L. (1920). The Handling and Precooling of Florida Lettuce and Celery. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

Susser, A. (1997). The Great Citrus Book. New York, NY: Ten Speed Press.

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C Suite Executive Leadership And Ethics

Pages: 9 (2693 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Essay Document #:16009984

… ethical decision making at the executive level, as personal morals frequently disconnect from the ethical culture governing the organization or the industry’s regulatory climate (Bailey & Shantz, 2018). Bandwagon fallacies—the sense that because something is normative it is ethical—predominate in the workplace. An interview with C. Linden … all leaders will believe that character ethics can be integrated into a large company. Many leaders believe that market forces and the legal climate are the only real thing guiding ethical decisions. Others may believe that religious values are needed to create a stable ethical climate in a company. Linden straddles the extremes of consequentialism and deontology, showing that hard lined stances are just as problematic in the world ……

References

References

Bailey, C. & Shantz, A. (2018). Creating an ethically strong organization. MIT Sloan Management Review. http://ilp.mit.edu/media/news_articles/smr/2018/60101.pdf

Crossan, M., Mazutis, D. & Seijts, G. (2013). In search of virtue. Journal of Business Ethics 113(4): 567-581.

Hatcher, T. (2008). The value of values in the C-suite. In Sims, R.R. & Quatro, S.A. (Eds.) Executive Ethics. Charlotte: IAP, pp. 97-122.

Hoekstra, E., Bell, A. & Peterson, S.R. (2008). Humility in Leadership: Abandoning the Pursuit of Unattainable Perfection. In S.A. Quatro & R. R. Sims (Eds.), Executive Ethics: Ethical Dilemmas and Challenges for the C-Suite. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, pp. 79-96.

MacDougall, A.E., Bagdarasov, Z. & Buckley, M.R. (2008). Applying a primary risk management model to the C-suite. In Sims, R.R. & Quatro, S.A. (Eds.) Executive Ethics. Second Edition. Charlotte: IAP, pp. 211-234.

Martin, R. (2011). The CEO\\\\'s ethical dilemma in the era of earnings management. Strategy & Leadership 39(6): 43-47.

Schwartz, M.S. (2013). Developing and sustaining an ethical corporate culture: The core elements. Business Horizons 56(1): 39-50.

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