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The development of low-carbon agriculture is promising for mitigating climate change. This study used the adjustments to the planting structure in Zhangbei County, China, as an example to evaluate whether the carbon footprint per unit of economic benefit is a suitable indicator of low-carbon agriculture and determine if low-carbon agriculture is not necessarily low-input non-intensive agriculture.
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Name: Journal of the science of food and agriculture
While the environmental impacts of livestock production, such as greenhouse gas emissions and water usage, have been studied for a variety of U.S. livestock production systems, the environmental impac...
A substantial portion of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) has been attributed to the food sector, but little is known about the association between the carbon footprint of individual self-selected diet...
Economic policy uncertainty (EPU) will affect the external business environment of economic entities, which in turn affects the decision-making of economic entities. Meanwhile, carbon emissions are cl...
Sea level rise and uncertainty in its projections pose a major challenge to flood risk management and adaptation investments in coastal mega cities. This study presents a comparative economic evaluati...
China's "13th Five-Year Plan" proposes that carbon emissions per unit of GDP be reduced by 18% from their 2015 levels. In this context, the present study uses grey relational analysis to explore the c...
We aim to test our method for measuring chemosensitivity (the ventilatory response to a change in carbon dioxide), which uses sinusoidal carbon dioxide stimuli. Hypotheses: - Ca...
A comparison study of two combination drugs, amlodipine/benazepril and benazepril/HCTZ to evaluate the effectiveness of the combination on reducing heart disease and death in a high risk...
Analysis of kinetics of phosphatidylcholine and specific surfactant proteins, total body water and water turnover in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and in intensi...
Postoperative care of high risk patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has for long been considered to be the gold standard of care in terms of reducing perioperative mortality.New evid...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of two carbon monoxide doses when administered as an inhaled gas for 1 hour in patients receiving kidney transplants.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
A measure of the total greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual, organization, event, or product. It is measured in units of equivalent kilograms of CARBON DIOXIDE generated in a given time frame.
Economic aspects of the fields of pharmacy and pharmacology as they apply to the development and study of medical economics in rational drug therapy and the impact of pharmaceuticals on the cost of medical care. Pharmaceutical economics also includes the economic considerations of the pharmaceutical care delivery system and in drug prescribing, particularly of cost-benefit values. (From J Res Pharm Econ 1989;1(1); PharmacoEcon 1992;1(1))
An international organization whose mission is to stimulate world trade and economic progress by offering a forum where governments can collectively develop and refine social and economic policies.
Significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real gross domestic product, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales. (National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, www.nber.org/cycles.html, accessed 4/23/2009)