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Which policy option can be more cost-effective in promoting the use of energy efficient appliances in Europe? A comparison of energy taxes, subsidies, tax credits and bans.
(Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-07-05)
BC3 Basque Centre for climate change – Klima aldaketa ikergai. The BC3 is a Research Centre based in the Basque Country, which aims at contributing to long term research on the causes and consequences of Climate Change.
Market Instruments and CO2 Mitigation: A General Equilibrium Analysis for Spain
(Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-13)
Market instruments are a core element of policies to mitigate climate change. Choosing and designing the right instruments can help to minimise mitigation costs. This paper seeks to analyse various market instruments for ...
The Costs of Drought: the Exceptional 2007-2008 Case of Barcelona
(Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-11-18)
The drought affecting Catalonia between 2007 and 2008 was the most severe of the last century and serves as a case study for the assessment of the economic costs of such an event. The main focus is the drought affecting ...
Climate Change and Its Socioeconomic Importance
(Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-21)
Climate change has played an increasingly key role in recent years and is now one of the leading political priorities worldwide. This article illustrates the scope of the problem, its causes and its impacts, along with the ...
On innate and specific aspects of human language
(Universidad del País Vasco, Servicio Editorial. Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Argitalpen Zerbitzua, 2007)
[EN] The claim that human language is largely dependent on innate mechanisms made in the late fifties by Noam Chomsky, though extremely controversial at the time, has become common ground in current language research. ...
Variable structure control for maximum wind power extraction
(ACTA Press, 2009)
The actual wind turbines are provided with adjustable speed generators.Iike the double feed induction generator, that are capable to work in variable speed operations. One of the main advantage of adjustable speed generators ...
Cooperative learning strategies to teach nutrition to geriatric nursing staff
(Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición, 2008)
[EN] The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that cooperative learning strategies will help to increase nutrition knowledge of nurses and nursing assistants caring for the elderly in different institutional ...
A short training program improves the accuracy of portion-size estimates in future dietitians
(Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición, 2007)
[EN] The objective of this study was to determine whether a short training program, using real foods, would decreased their portion-size estimation errors after training. 90 student volunteers (20.18±0.44 y old) of the ...
Binding and specificity of Aluminium in proteins
(Servicio Editorial de la Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatearen Argitalpen Zerbitzua, 2007-12-14)
El Aluminio es tóxico para los sistemas biológicos, y se encuentran altas concentraciones de este metal en la biosfera. Varias proteínas cumplen funciones cruciales en el metabolismo del aluminio, y otros, en cambio, causan ...
Using reflective processes to promote attention to diversity in schools: a study of practice in Chile
Over the last decade or so, various writers have argued that inclusive practices are more likely to be developed when school communities are involved in collaborative processes of inquiry, reflection and action in order ...