- IA Topic : measurement
Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental Economics "Sustainable Development: Theory and Measurement Methods"
Excerpt:The School is hosted in the city of Belpasso, in the Province of Catania, Sicily, Italy and take places take place from 2-8 September, 2012. This year, the School's topic is "Sustainable Development: Theory and Measurement Methods".
Excerpt:The European Commission has decided to use a consumption-to-GDP ratio as the lead indicator for measuring resource efficiency. This is a first step as part of the overall roadmap towards a more resource efficient Europe which will be complemented by other measures at a later point. ...
Excerpt:Addressing the effectiveness of agri-environmental measures, a recent report by the European Court of Auditors comes to the conclusion that the objectives of agri-environmental payments are not sufficiently specific to assess whether they have been achieved. ...
Excerpt:A new study finds that any single-indicator approach to measuring human progress as being insufficient. Life is simply too complex and the demands on statistical reporting are too diverse to allow a meaningful condensation of the current state of affairs into a single comprehensive indicator.