Environmental Sustainability

  • Commentary

    Commentary

    Missed Opportunities in Johannesburg

    Published commentary by RAND staff: Missed Opportunities in Johannesburg in United Press International on October 22, 2002.

    Oct 22, 2002

  • Research Brief

    Research Brief

    Population et Environnement: Un Rapport Complexe

    This research brief describes, in French, work documented in The Environmental Implications of Population Dynamics (MR-1191-WFHF/RF/DLPF).

    Jan 1, 2001

  • Report

    Report

    Stimulating Industrial Innovation for Sustainability: Country Reports

    This report, prepared for and funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning, and the Environment, presents the results of an international analysis of government programs and initiatives aimed at stimulating innovation and sustainab...

    Jan 1, 2000

  • Report

    Report

    Stimulating Industrial Innovation for Sustainability: An International Analysis: Final Report

    This report presents the results of an international analysis of government programs and initiatives aimed at stimulating innovation and sustainable development.

    Jan 1, 2000

  • Report

    Report

    The Environmental Implications of Population Dynamics

    This report discusses the relationship between population and environmental change, the forces that mediate this relationship, and how population dynamics specifically affect climate change and land-use change.

    Jan 1, 2000

  • Dissertation

    Dissertation

    Social Capital, Technology Diffusion and Sustainable Growth in the Developing World

    The author develops an agent-based macro-econometric model for the developing world that endogenizes the process of technology diffusion by formalizing the role of social interactions.

    Jan 1, 2000

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    Research Brief

    Population and Environment — A Complex Relationship

    Does the simultaneous occurrence of population growth and environmental decline over the past century indicate that more people translate into greater environmental degradation?

    Jan 1, 2000

  • Report

    Report

    Linking Sustainable Community Activities to Pollution Prevention: A Sourcebook

    This report provides an introduction to sustainable community activities and ways in which supporters of pollution prevention can take advantage of such efforts.

    Jan 1, 1997

  • Research Brief

    Research Brief

    On Common Ground: Sustainable Community Activities and Pollution Prevention

    Examines and clarifies the concept of a "sustainable community" and the principal elements of sustainable community initiatives.

    Jan 1, 1997

  • Report
  • Report

    Report

    Technology for a Sustainable Future — Ideas: A Summary of Workshop Discussions

    Presents a summary analysis of stakeholder input gathered from a series of technical workshops and broader policy symposia regarding the development of a National Environmental Technology Strategy.

    Jan 1, 1995

  • Report

    Report

    Transition to Sustainable Waste Management: A Simulation Gaming Approach

    This report presents a simulation gaming methodology to explore the policy levers available to governments for encouraging a transition to sustainable waste management.

    Jan 1, 1993

  • People

    People

    Jalal Awan

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.Phil. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.S. in green technologies, University of Southern California; B.S. in electrical engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore

  • People

    People

    Carlos Calvo Hernandez

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.A. in international policy and management, New York University; B.S. in mathematics, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

  • People

    People

    Aimee E. Curtright

    Senior Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in chemistry, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. in chemistry, University of Miami

  • People

    People

    Hardika Dayalani

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.A. in public administration, University of Pennsylvania; B.Tech. (Hons) in ocean engineering and naval architecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

  • People

    People

    Carolina Feijao

    Analyst
    Education Ph.D. in biochemistry, University of Cambridge; M.Sc. in quantitive biology, Imperial College London; B.Sc. in biology, University of Lisbon

  • People

    People

    Mark Alan Hanson

    Senior Quantitative Analyst
    Education Ph.D. in policy, planning and development, University of Southern California; M.P.A. in public affairs, Indiana University; M.S. in environmental science and policy, Indiana University; B.S. in psychobiology and business administration, University of California, Los Angeles

  • People

    People

    Justin M. Lee

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.A. in political science and international relations, Carleton College; B.A. in physics, Carleton College

  • People

    People

    Maria McCollester

    Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, Boston College; M.P.A. in public administration, University of Pennsylvania; B.A. in political science, Indiana University of PA; B.A. in history, Indiana University of PA