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1.

High Temperature and High Humidity Reduce the Transmission of COVID-19

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2020
Working Paper Series
Beihang University (BUAA), Institute of Economics, School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beihang University (BUAA) and Beihang University
Downloads 56,365
2.

Will Coronavirus Pandemic Diminish by Summer?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2020
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 13,489
3.

The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-26, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 89, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 435, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 11,378
4.

Does Mother Nature Corrupt? Natural Resources, Corruption, and Economic Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 99/85
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Federal Statistical Office
Downloads 6,965
5.

Should We Build More Large Dams? The Actual Costs of Hydropower Megaproject Development

Energy Policy, March 2014, pp.1-14.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Saïd Business School and University of Oxford - Department of Statistics
Downloads 6,341
6.

Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Rural Development: A Study of the Six Listed NGOs in Rivers State, Nigeria

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Medonice Consulting and Research Institute
Downloads 5,716
7.

Responsible Innovation and the Innovation of Responsibility: Governing Sustainable Development in a Globalized World

Journal of Business Ethics, 143 (2017), pp. 227–243, DOI 10.1007/s10551-015-2769-z ,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Audencia Business School and University of Zurich - IBW Department of Business Administration
Downloads 5,600
8.

Early Transmissibility Assessment of a Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
Boston Children's Hospital - Computational Health Informatics Program and Boston Children's Hospital - Computational Health Informatics Program
Downloads 5,386
9.

Water Pollution and its Sources, Effects & Management: A Case Study of Delhi

Shahid Ahmed and Saba Ismail (2018) 'Water Pollution and its Sources, Effects & Management: A Case Study of Delhi', International Journal of Current Advanced Research, 07(2), pp. 10436-10442
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University) - Economics and Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University)
Downloads 4,238
10.

The Economics of Natural Disasters: A Survey

IDB Working Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 3,979
11.

A Polycentric Approach for Coping with Climate Change

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5095
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)

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Downloads 3,252
12.

The Impact of Sea Level Rise on Developing Countries: A Comparative Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4136
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Independent Consultant, The World Bank, Center for Global Development and Independent Consultant
Downloads 2,984
13.

The Role of Urban Planning in Achieving Sustainable Urban Development

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 11, pp. 23-26, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Department of Art and Architecture, Science and Research Branch and Islamic Azad University - Faculty of Art & Architecture; Urbanism Collage, Najafabad Branch
Downloads 2,548
14.

The Perception of and Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4308
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University College London - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,284
15.

The Structure of the Land Use Regulatory System in the United States

Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, Vol. 22, No. 2, p. 441, 2007, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2007-12
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Louisville - Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 1,841
16.

A Polycentric Approach for Coping with Climate Change

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)

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Downloads 1,537
17.

The Economic Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture in Cameroon

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4364
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Buea and University of Buea
Downloads 1,485
18.

The Health Effects of Air Pollution in Delhi, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1860
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,484
19.

An Introduction to Marine Pollution

Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
GMR Infrastructure Ltd., EPC Division
Downloads 1,431
20.

Noise Pollution, Its Sources and Effects: A Case Study of University Students in Delhi

(2018), EPRA International Journal of Economic and Business Review, 6 (2), pp. B15-B23
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University) and Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University) - Economics
Downloads 1,328
21.

Non-Revolutionary Violence: Culture Talk and the ‘Clash of Civilization’

Zambakari, Christopher, Non-Revolutionary Violence: Culture Talk and the ‘Clash of Civilization’. In Africa Report Series No 12. Phoenix, AZ: The Zambakari Advisory, 2019,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2019
Accepted Paper Series
The Zambakari Advisory, LLC
Downloads 1,287
22.

What are Ecosystem Services? The Need for Standardized Environmental Accounting Units

Resources for the Future, Discussion Paper No. RFF DP 06-02
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Resources for the Future and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,256
23.

Comprehensive Refutation of the Radiative Forcing Greenhouse Hypothesis

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,248
24.

Climate Change, Food Security, and Agrobiodiversity: Toward a Just, Resilient, and Sustainable Food System

Fordham Environmental Law Review, Vol. 22, p. 493, 2011, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 11-19
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 1,194
25.

The Role of Environmental Factors on Transmission Rates of the COVID-19 Outbreak: An Initial Assessment in Two Spatial Scales.

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2020
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Boston Children's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital - Computational Health Informatics Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital - Computational Health Informatics Program, Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital
Downloads 874
26.

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-11, HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-034
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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Downloads 858
27.

Assessing Climate Change Impacts: Agriculture

FEEM Working Paper No. 94.05, CMCC Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 20 May 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Milan - Department of Economics, Business and Statistics and UNESCO/ IAEA , The Abdus Salam International Center of Theoretical Physics
Downloads 855
28.

Role of Women in Environment Conservation

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women and Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women
Downloads 830
29.

Our Ancestors’ Dystopia Now: Indigenous Conservation and the Anthropocene

Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Michigan State University - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 816
30.

Biofuels: Markets, Targets and Impacts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5364
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 806
31.

Tourism and Environment: Pave the Way for Sustainable Eco-Tourism

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Great Lakes Institute of Management
Downloads 803
32.

Comparing the Spread of COVID-19 between Italy and the United States

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2020
Working Paper Series
MCC Penn Valley, Independent and Independent
Downloads 771
33.

Assessment of the Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture in Zimbabwe: A Ricardian Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4292
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Zimbabwe and University of Pretoria
Downloads 770
34.

Making Global Cities Sustainable: Urban Rooftop Hydroponics for Diversified Agriculture in Emerging Economies

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 11-28, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Montclair State University - Department of Earth and Environmental Studies, De La Salle University - Department of Biology, Montclair State University - Department of Environmental Management and De La Salle University - Campus Services (AVCCS)
Downloads 768
35.

Urban Air Pollution Analysis for Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

SIM Working Paper No. 2008-005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
UrbanEmissions.Info
Downloads 753
36.

State of the World's Wetlands and Their Services to People: A Compilation of Recent Analyses

Ramsar Briefing Note No. 7. Gland, Switzerland: Ramsar Convention Secretariat, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Stetson University - Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory, Charles Sturt University, Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory, Conservation International, European Space Agency, Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory, DEP Consultants, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and United Nations - Environment Programme (UNEP)
Downloads 751
37.

The Silala/Siloli Watershed: Dispute over the Most Vulnerable Basin in South America

Water Resources Development, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 595-606, September 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Texas A&M University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 746
38.

Traditional Knowledge and Geographical Indications: Foundations, Interests and Negotiating Positions

NCCR Trade Regulation Working Paper No. 2005/01, DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN THE DOHA ROUND: WTO DECISION-MAKING PROCEDURES AND WTO NEGOTIATIONS ON TRADE IN AGRICULTURAL GOODS AND SERVICES, Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, ed., Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (2005)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Bern Law School and University of Bern - Institute of European and International Economic Law
Downloads 733
39.

Defining, Conceptualising and Measuring the Digital Economy

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 68
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester
Downloads 698
40.

Real-Time Driver Drowsiness Detection System Using Eye Aspect Ratio and Eye Closure Ratio

Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Computing in Science, Technology and Management (SUSCOM), Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur - India, February 26-28, 2019
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT) and Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT)
Downloads 695
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The Inter-Linkages between Rapid Growth in Livestock Production, Climate Change, and the Impacts on Water Resources, Land Use, and Deforestation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5178
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Asbury College and Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
Downloads 685
42.

Urban Environment - Sustainable Development

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
Osmania University
Downloads 637
43.

Evaluating Carbon Offsets from Forestry and Energy Projects: How Do They Compare?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2357
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group
Downloads 623
44.

Circular Reasoning in Climate Change Research

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Sonoma State University
Downloads 617
45.

The Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation, and Drought Toward an Integrated Global Assessment

ZEF‐ Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 150,
Number of pages: 196 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn - Department of Economic and Technological Change, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF) and University of Hohenheim - Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Downloads 595
46.

What Drives Deforestation and What Stops it? A Meta-Analysis of Spatially Explicit Econometric Studies

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 593
47.

Cooperative Game Theory and its Application to Natural, Environmental, and Water Resource Issues: 2. Application to Natural and Environmental Resources

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4073
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Università degli Studi di Genova, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and Università degli Studi di Genova - Dipartimento di Matematica
Downloads 587
48.

Forest Cover Change in Space and Time: Combining the Von Thunen and Forest Transition Theories

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4117
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
CIFOR, Center for International Forestry Research, Cameroon
Downloads 587
49.

Food Fish, Commercial Fish, and Fish to Support a Moderate Livelihood: Characterizing Aboriginal and Treaty Rights to Canadian Fisheries

Arctic Review on Law and Politics, Vol. 1, pp. 82-107, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law and Independent
Downloads 585
50.

Adaptive Law and Resilience

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 43, pp. 10426-10443, May 2013, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2014-04
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Louisville - Brandeis School of Law and Emory University - Department of Environmental Studies
Downloads 583