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E-service delivery and new governance capacities: 'Service Canada' as a case study
(Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., 2006)
The internet has given rise to online service delivery (or e-service) in the public and private sectors alike. The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical assessment of both the Canadian federal governments e-service ...
THE EMPEROR'S NEW COMPUTERS: Y2K (RE)VISITED
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2004)
In order to deal with the threat of Y2K (the Millennium Bug) the UK Government directed an uncreative, resource-heavy, centralized operation with standardized reporting requirements. The project impacted almost all ...
WORST CASES: TERROR AND CATASTROPHE IN THE POPULAR IMAGINATION - by Lee Clarke
The article reviews the book "Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination," by Lee Clarke.
Carolan McLarney (Draft Profile)
Cyber-Security and Risk Management in an Interoperable World: An Examination of Governmental Action in North America
(SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC, 2012-02)
The Internet facilitates a level of interoperability that generates considerable innovation and opportunity. Yet threats to governments, businesses, and individuals who use the Internet are increasing exponentially. This ...
Liberals (e-) challenged: But leadership race affords prime opportunity
No abstract available.
Not All Salmon Are Created Equal: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Global Salmon Farming Systems
(American Chemical Society, 1155 16th St., NW Washington DC 20036 USA, 2009-10)
We present a global-scale life cycle assessment of a major food commodity, farmed salmon. Specifically, we report the cumulative energy use, biotic resource use, and greenhouse gas, acidifying, and eutrophying emissions ...
Life Cycle Considerations for Improving Sustainability Assessments in Seafood Awareness Campaigns
(Springer Science+Business Media, 2008)
It is widely accepted that improving the sustainability of seafood production requires efforts to reverse declines in global fisheries due to overfishing and to reduce the impacts to host ecosystems from fishing and ...
Biophysical accounting in aquaculture: insights from current practice and the need for methodological development
(FAO, Rome (Italy), [mailto:email@example.com], 2007-04)
Several biophysical accounting techniques have been developed to assess the ecoefficiency of human activities and to inform decision-making. Most prominent are energy analysis, ecological footprint analysis and life cycle ...
Forecasting potential global environmental costs of livestock production 2000-2050
(National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Ave. Washington DC 20418 USA, 2010-10)
Food systems-in particular, livestock production-are key drivers of environmental change. Here, we compare the contributions of the global livestock sector in 2000 with estimated contributions of this sector in 2050 to ...