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Impacts of Comprehensive Climate and Energy Policy Options on the U.S. Economy

Description: This study compiles and updates the findings of 16 comprehensive state climate action plans and extrapolates the results to the nation. The study then takes those results and using a widely accepted econometric model projects the national impact of these policies on employment, incomes, gross domestic product (GDP) and consumer energy prices. Finally, using the bottom-up data developed by the states and aggregated here, the study models the national impact of major features of the Kerry-Lieberman climate bill under consideration in Congress in 2010. These state action plans and supporting assessments were proposed by over 1,500 stakeholders and technical work group experts appointed by 16 governors and state legislatures to address climate, energy and economic needs through comprehensive, fact-based, consensus-driven, climate action planning processes conducted over the past five years with facilitative and technical assistance by the Center for Climate Strategies. Findings show potential national improvements from implementation of a top set of 23 major sector-based policies and measures drawn from state plans.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Center for Climate Strategies
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Requirements for Successful Ministerial Service in the South Carolina Annual Conference of the Methodist Church

Description: The major problem of this study is to identify through the use of the Critical Incident Technique the main requirements for successful ministerial service in the South Carolina Annual Conference of the Methodist Church, insofar as these requirements can be determined through lay observations and judgments. The following sub-problems are closely related to the major problem: 1. What special demands are made upon the minister by special subgroups within the church--e.g., youth, women's groups--in regard to pastoral behavior? 2. How important are the roles assigned to the minister by the church itself--e.g., preacher, teacher, counselor, visitor, administrator, priest? 3. Do churches of varying sizes differ in their expectations of the Ministerial office--e.g., do large churches place greater emphasis upon preaching? 4. Does educational training and/or the salary of the minister correlate with the number of successful incidents reported by respondents?
Date: June 1962
Creator: Floyd, William Anderson, 1928-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Charleston Region Testimony BRAC Commission Hearing

Description: State Input - Charleston Region, South Carolina Testimony presentation BRAC commission Hearing June 28, 2005, Charlotte, North Carolina. Input is on several bases throughout the region to include Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southern division, DFAS Charleston, Naval Weapons-Charleston,
Date: July 9, 2005
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Base Visit Report DFAS Charleston

Description: Base Visit Report, Lead Commissioner Gen James T. Hill - includes list of attendees, summary of base's present mission, SECDEF's recommendations, key issues, installation and community concerns
Date: July 12, 2005
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Community Input from the Charleston, SC Metro Chamber of Commerce, in support of the Joint Transportation, Logistics, Engineering and Training Complex

Description: Community Input from the Charleston, SC Metro Chamber of Commerce, in support of the Joint Transportation, Logistics, Engineering and Training Complex. Included in the document is the presentation "Charleston, SC, A Joint Military Complex: Existing, Proven, Unique - a model for Transformation".
Date: June 24, 2005
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Stanford-Binet, Form L-M, and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: A Comparative Study Utilizing Cultural-Familial and Undifferentiated Mental Retardates

Description: The purpose of this study was to compare the results obtained on the Stanford-Binet, Form L-M, and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children for a group of cultural-familial and undifferentiated mental retardates. Such as study should provide some evidence as to whether the two instruments adequately measure similar abilities and whether the IQ's obtained from one can be considered comparable with the IQ's obtained from the other.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Stone, John S.
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The British-Loyalist Strategy to Recover the Southern Provinces During the American Revolution

Description: This thesis examines the efforts of the British loyalists in Georgia and the Carolinas to assist the British army bring the southern provinces back under royal control. These efforts and a judgment of the reasonableness of the trust in the zeal and strength of the southern loyalists are the subjects of this study.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Griffin, Roger Allen
Partner: UNT Libraries

Comparison of Risk Assessment-Predicted Ecologically Safe Concentrations of Azinphos-Methyl and Fenvalerate to Observed Effects on Estuarine Organisms in a South Carolina Tidal Stream Receiving Agricultural Runoff

Description: A prospective ecological risk assessment method was developed evaluating the cumulative probabilistic impact of chemical stressors to aquatic organisms. This method was developed in response to the need to evaluate the magnitude, duration and episodic nature of chemical stressors on aquatic communities under environmental exposure scenarios. The method generates a probabilistic expression of the percent of an ecosystem's species at risk from a designated chemical exposure scenario.
Date: August 1997
Creator: Morton, Michael Gerard, 1957-
Partner: UNT Libraries

BRAC Analysis - Notes and Research

Description: Contains general notes and research from Air Force Team Analyst Craig Hall regarding Shaw AFB, SC
Date: December 12, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department