Drawdown - der Plan

Wie wir die Erderwärmung umkehren können

Author: Paul Hawken

Publisher: Gütersloher Verlagshaus

ISBN: 3641240689

Category: Nature

Page: 408

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Klimaerwärmung heißt, dass wir auf eine Zivilisationskrise unvorstellbaren Ausmaßes zusteuern. Und wir haben keinen Plan, wie wir das verhindern können. Oder doch? Dieses Buch beschreibt 100 existierende Ansätze der Verringerung von klimaschädlichen Gasen, die das Klimaproblem lösen können, wenn man sie vernetzt. Verblüffendes wird dabei deutlich und eine gut begründete Hoffnung entsteht: Es ist möglich, bis 2050 die Klimawende zu erreichen und die Erderwärmung zurückzudrehen. Ein Buch über ideenreiche Menschen, clevere Technologien und die Möglichkeit, die Dinge endlich anzupacken. Ein Zukunftsbuch! Der konkrete Plan, die Erderwärmung umzukehren – mit weltweitem Netzwerk 100 Stellschrauben gegen den Klima-Kollaps Die Antwort auf Donald Trumps Klima-Ignoranz Ein Buch, das Hoffnung macht und Zukunftsmut befeuert Kooperation mit der Deutschen Energieagentur

Operation Iraqi Freedom: Preliminary Observations on DoD Planning for the Drawdown of U. S. Forces from Iraq

Congressional Testimony

Author: William M. Solis

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437924891

Category:

Page: 29

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The U.S. and Iraq have signed a Security Agreement calling for the drawdown of U.S. forces from Iraq. Multi-National Force-Iraq has issued a plan for the reduction of forces to 50,000 U.S. troops by Aug. 31, 2010, and a complete withdrawal of forces by the end of 2011. The drawdown from Iraq includes the withdrawal of 128,700 U.S. troops, over 115,000 contractor personnel, the closure or transfer of 295 bases, and the retrograde of over 3.3 million pieces of equipment. This statement focuses on: (1) the extent to which the DoD has planned for the drawdown in accordance with timelines set by the Agreement and presidential directive; and (2) factors that may impact the efficient execution of the drawdown in accordance with established timelines. Illus.

Drawdown

The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

Author: Paul Hawken

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141988444

Category: Science

Page: 256

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For the first time ever, an international coalition of leading researchers, scientists and policymakers has come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. All of the techniques described here - some well-known, some you may have never heard of - are economically viable, and communities throughout the world are already enacting them. From revolutionizing how we produce and consume food to educating girls in lower-income countries, these are all solutions which, if deployed collectively on a global scale over the next thirty years, could not just slow the earth's warming, but reach drawdown: the point when greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere peak and begin todecline. So what are we waiting for?

The Impact of U.S. Military Drawdown in Iraq on Displaced and Other Vulnerable Populations

Analysis and Recommendations

Author: Olga Oliker,Audra K. Grant,Dalia Dassa Kaye

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833052896

Category: Disengagement (Military science)

Page: 63

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As the United States continues to draw down its forces and prepares to end its military involvement in Iraq, the implications for Iraq's at-risk populations must be considered. Oliker, Grant, and Kaye assess the risks and implications of drawdown and withdrawal for some of the Iraqis in greatest danger, both within Iraq and in neighboring states. The authors conclude with recommendations on how the United States can mitigate identified problems.

Fighter Drawdown Dynamics

Effects on Aircrew Inventories

Author: William W. Taylor,J. H. Bigelow,John A. Ausink

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833046950

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 151

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The number of fighter aircraft in the Air Force inventory is decreasing, but the demand for experienced fighter pilots is increasing. The authors use a dynamic mathematical model to show that, to keep from damaging fighter unit readiness, fighter pilot production in the active Air Force must be reduced and new approaches to developing and managing personnel with fighter pilot-like skills must be adopted.

Afghanistan After the Drawdown

U.S. Civilian Engagement in Afghanistan Post-2014

Author: Gerald F. Hyman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442228326

Category: Political Science

Page: 100

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Three primary factors will define post-2014 Afghanistan: security, governance and economic growth. These factors are detailed in this recent report.

Adjusting To The Drawdown

Report Of The Defense Conversion Committee

Author: DIANE Publishing Company

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788133084

Category: History

Page: 86

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Law of Multi-Bank Financing

Author: Agasha Mugasha

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773516281

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 506

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Combining doctrinal, practical, and comparative approaches The Law of Multi-bank Financing provides a comprehensive analysis of the legal and regulatory facets of multi-bank financing (particularly loan syndications and loan participations) as well as developing a conceptual framework that allows a consistent and rational approach to these financial practices.

Aquifer Test Data

Analysis and Evaluation

Author: Michael Kasenow

Publisher: Water Resources Publication

ISBN: 9781887201414

Category: Science

Page: 348

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Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground

Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium (IS-Shanghai 2008)

Author: Charles W.W. Ng,H.W. Huang,G.B. Liu

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203879986

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 886

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This volume comprises a collection of four special lectures, six general reports and 112 papers presented at the Sixth International Symposium of Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground (IS-Shanghai) held between 10 and 12 April 2008 in Shanghai, China. The Symposium was organised by Tongji University and the following themes were covered: 1. Analysis and numerical modelling of deep excavations 2. Construction method, ground treatment, and conditioning for tunnelling 3. Case histories 4. Safety issues, risk analysis, hazard management and control 5. Physical and numerical modelling 6. Calculation, design methods, and predictive tools This volume provides a valuable source of information on the the state-of-the-art in geotechnical engineering associated with the design, construction and monitoring of tunnels and excavations in soft ground, and will be of interest to academics and professionals involved in these areas.

Forex Trading lernen

Author: Tobias Selb

Publisher: Tobias Selb

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 53

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Die Grundlagen des Forex-Tradings und wie man mit dem Devisenhandel Geld verdienen kann. Es wird gezeigt, was man unter der Technischen Analyse versteht und welche Hilfsmittel diese beinhaltet. Ebenso wird im E-Book gezeigt, was die Fundamentale Analyse leisten kann. Abgerundet wird der Ratgeber mit den Themen Money Management und Trading Strategie.

Investing with the Trend

A Rules-based Approach to Money Management

Author: Gregory L. Morris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118726693

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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Investing with the Trend provides an abundance ofevidence for adapting a rules-based approach to investing byoffering something most avoid, and that is to answer the“why” one would do it this way. It explains theneed to try to participate in the good markets and avoid the badmarkets, with cash being considered an asset class. The bookis in three primary sections and tries to leave no stone unturnedin offering almost 40 years of experience in the markets. Part I – The focus is on much of the misinformation inmodern finance, the inappropriate use of Gaussian statistics, thefaulty assumptions with Modern Portfolio Theory, and a host ofother examples. The author attempts to explain each and offerjustification for his often strong opinions. Part II – After a lead chapter on the merits of technicalanalysis, the author offers detailed research into trend analysis,showing how to identify if a market is trending or not and how tomeasure it. Further research involves the concept ofDrawdown, which the author adamantly states is a better measure ofinvestor risk than the oft used and terribly wrong use ofvolatility as determined by standard deviation. Part III – This is where he puts it all together and showsthe reader all of the steps and details on how to create arules-based trend following investment strategy. A soliddisciplined strategy consists of three parts, a measure of what themarket is actually doing, a set of rules and guidelines to tell youhow to invest based upon that measurement, and the discipline tofollow the strategy

Gas Well Testing Handbook

Author: Amanat U. Chaudhry

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 0750677058

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 841

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"Gas Well Testing Handbook deals execusively with the theory and practice of gas well testing, including pressure transient analysis technique, analytical methods required to interpret well behavior, evaluating reservoir quality, reservoir simulation, and production forecasts. A highly practical volume, this book is written for drilling engineers, well logging engineers, reservoir engineers, engineering students, geologists, and geophysicists."--BOOK JACKET