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RAND Corporation, 2015
The RAND Corporation works throughout the Middle East to analyze complex policy problems and help policymakers create enduring solutions. RAND's work in the Middle East focuses on the issues that drive economic development. This brief report provides an overview of RAND's impact in the Middle East in the areas of supporting youth, health and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Public Policy, Policy Formation
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Healey, Gerard; Bunting, Andrea – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2008
Until recently, Australia had little installed wind capacity, although there had been many investigations into its potential during the preceding decades. Formerly, state-owned monopoly utilities showed only token interest in wind power and could dictate the terms of energy debates. This situation changed in the late 1990s: Installed wind capacity…
Descriptors: Industry, Foreign Countries, Energy, Natural Resources
Nuclear Industry, 1991
Twelve U.S. experts on energy policies individually offer perspectives about which priorities should be enlisted with respect to the current energy policy of the United States. In their analyses, these experts unanimously agree that the biggest U.S. problem is an increasing dependence upon imported oil. (JJK)
Descriptors: Coal, Economic Factors, Energy Education, Energy Management
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Waegel, Alex; Byrne, John; Tobin, Daniel; Haney, Bryan – Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, 2006
The hydrogen economy has received increasing attention recently. Common reasons cited for investigating hydrogen energy options are improved energy security, reduced environmental impacts, and its contribution to a transition to sustainable energy sources. In anticipation of these benefits, national and local initiatives have been launched in the…
Descriptors: Energy Management, Energy, Fuels, Sustainable Development
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Freeman, S. David – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1973
Outlines briefly the energy policy areas being considered and researched by the Energy Policy Project at the Ford Foundation and discusses some of the options available to the United States to satisfy energy requirements in the future. (JR)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Energy, Environment, Environmental Education
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Campbell, Peter – Physics Education, 2003
Energy policies are under review everywhere, as the world tries to meet targets for reducing climate change despite continuing population growth. A major change in energy patterns is needed, with the critical period for transition predictably happening when young people currently at school are in their middle years of their lives. This article…
Descriptors: Population Growth, Climate, Nuclear Energy, Energy
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Chedid, Loutfallah Georges – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2005
This paper begins by examining the profound impact of energy usage on our lives, and on every major sector of the economy. Then, the anticipated US energy needs by the year 2025 are presented based on the Department of Energy's projections. The paper considers the much-touted National Energy Policy Report, and identifies a major flaw where the…
Descriptors: Power Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Teacher Effectiveness
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Miyake, Saori; Renouf, Marguerite; Peterson, Ann; McAlpine, Clive; Smith, Carl – Journal of Rural Studies, 2012
Recent energy and climate policies, particularly in the developed world, have increased demand for bioenergy as an alternative, which has led to both direct and indirect land-use changes and an array of environmental and socio-economic concerns. A comprehensive understanding of the land-use dynamics of bioenergy crop production is essential for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Land Use, Change, Energy
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Choi, Seul Ki; Frongillo, Edward A.; Blake, Christine E.; Thrasher, James F. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: To improve school store food environments, the South Korean government implemented 2 policies restricting unhealthy food sales in school stores. A food-based policy enacted in 2007 restricts specific food sales (soft drinks); and a nutrient-based policy enacted in 2009 restricts energy-dense and nutrient-poor (EDNP) food sales. The…
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Health Promotion, Public Policy
Falkenstern, Colleen – Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2017
This issue of "Policy Insights" reviews the results of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education's annual survey of tuition and fees at public colleges and universities in the WICHE region and discusses related policy implications. (Data from the survey were published in November 2016.) Overall, tuition and fees in the WICHE…
Descriptors: Tuition, Fees, Higher Education, Public Colleges
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Thring, M. W. – Physics Education, 1978
Presents a long-term energy policy, to ensure a stable world civilization in the next century, that requires the developed nations to lower their energy consumption to the present world average. (GA)
Descriptors: Depleted Resources, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Energy
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Hall, Timothy A.; And Others – American Behavioral Scientist, 1978
Energy development in western states has contributed to demands for new states' rights. Western states want a more active part in federal energy policy formulation. Article discusses recent intergovernmental relations, federal-state relations, and the effects of national energy, environmental, and related policies on energy resource development in…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Decision Making, Ecological Factors, Energy
Du, Yangbo – NCSSSMST Journal, 2007
Current U.S. energy policy supports increasing the use of bio-ethanol as a gasoline substitute, which Brazil first produced on a large scale in response to the 1970s energy crises. Brazil's National Alcohol Program stood out among its contemporaries regarding its success at displacing a third of Brazil's gasoline requirements, primarily due to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fuels, Energy, Public Policy
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Bassey, Michael – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2014
Michael Gove was Secretary of State for Education from May 2010 to July 2014 when the Prime Minister sacked him. With strong opinions arising from his own life experiences and outstanding energy for reform, but severely limited understanding of education and a refusal to consult teachers and other professionals, he imposed half-baked ideas on the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Politics of Education, Educational Change, Change Strategies
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Au, Lauren E.; Crawford, Patricia B.; Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Gurzo, Klara; Kao, Janice; Webb, Karen L.; Ritchie, Lorrene D. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Our objective was to examine the association between school wellness committees and implementation of nutrition wellness policies and children's weight status and obesity-related dietary outcomes. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted of 4790 children aged 4-15 years recruited from 130 communities in the Healthy Communities…
Descriptors: Wellness, Correlation, Committees, Nutrition
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