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Dear Colleagues, The diversity of environmental pollution has brought severe challenges to the production and operation management (OM) of enterprises. Notwithstanding the enormous efforts of academic researchers and industry, a general solution for the green development of enterprise production and OM remains to be found. Therefore, new strategie...
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Green solvents show several favorable features to be used as extraction and fractionation solvents, such as their ease of preparation and lower cost, and they can be both non-toxic and biodegradable when prepared with natural compounds. Due to their properties, green solvents' application in biomass fractionation has been extensively studied during...
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One of the growing terms that are gaining attention in the building construction field is the life cycle costing, especially when it comes to green and sustainable constructions; however, its applications in the construction field are still not widely understood specially in Egypt, it is limited and facing practical limitations in the construction...
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ICAIGC 2023 aims to share experiences and to present recent advances in the use of Artificial Intelligence in various scientific applications and fields. The conference will provide an innovative networking forum in which researchers, academics and engineers can discuss and exchange the most recent research results, innovations and concerns related...
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We are delighted to intimate you that after the resounding success of past fifteen editions of INDIACom, since its inception in 2007; INDIACom – 2023; 17th INDIACom – 2023 10th International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Global Development, Technically approved by IEEE Delhi Section and supported and promoted by GGSIP University, New Delh...
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In practical scheduling problems, some factors such as depreciation cost, green costs like the amount of energy consumption or carbon emission, other resources consumption, raw material cost, etc., are not explicitly related to the machine processing times. Most of these factors can be generally considered as machine costs. Considering the machine...
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The Olympic Games are one of the most influential mega-events worldwide, yet little is known about the extent how these events transform the physical appearance of urban greenspaces. To fill this knowledge gap, we use time-series satellite images to map annual greenspace distribution across eight host cities of the Summer Olympics between 1988 and...
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Speakers frequently reuse earlier encountered structures. A long-standing view in language production research is that this structural priming is driven by the persistence of abstract syntax, independent from unordered, conceptual representations. However, evidence has been building that non-syntactic information can also influence structural choic...
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Dear Colleagues, The current climate change scenario is already critical and demands urgent actions. The prevention or development of sustainable processes are necessary to avoid and rebuild degraded environments. At the same time, it is important to record the transformations that the surface of the globe is facing. This collection aims to organi...
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This study investigated a coupling strategy for comprehensive utilization of distillers' grains (DGs), which integrated anaerobic digestion (AD) and chemical looping gasification (CLG) towards energy recovery and carbon sequestration. The AD and subsequent CLG performance on DGs were investigated, and the mass-energy flows and potential mechanisms...
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We discuss some important management issues of the Human Biomonitoring Initiative (HBM4EU) from the perspective of the Coordinator that may be valuable for the design and management of similar projects. As a large-scale international collaborative project, HBM4EU comprised 118 institutions from 30 countries and the European Environment Agency and h...
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The desire of practitioners and scholars has risen over the past few years in Data Mining and artificial intelligence technology. Nevertheless, few researchers have empirically examined the value and influence of Data Mining and Artificial Intelligence on the supply chain management process. In order to address this vacuum, we have broadened the id...
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This study proposes a novel theoretical framework to explore the impact of sustainability-adapted value belief-norm factors on green smart technology product adoption using green smartwatches as an example, considering cross-cultural effects in emerging markets. A total of 829 responses were analyzed using the partial least squares structural equat...
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India has traditionally practiced organic agriculture, but the advent of green revolution technologies led to the increased use of chemicals. Presently there is lack of government subsidies or support to make conversion to organic status easier and cheaper. The question about yield and financial viability of organic farming are crucial and there ar...
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Green and blue infrastructure (GBI) is an innovative strategy to tackle food-water-energy (FWE) nexus issues. GBI can provide the benefits of food production, energy saving and generation, waterlogging control, rainwater cleansing and harvesting. Significant efforts have been devoted to measuring the implications of GBI on FWE nexus. However, there...
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In order to deal with the deficiency of active sites in Ni catalyst, Ni-Fe nanosheet (Ni-Fe/Al 2 O 3-NS) catalyst was synthesized by using Ni-Fe-Al LDH as the precursor. The catalyst was further utilized in the lipid hydrotreatment for green diesel production. With a lamellar structure and large Ni loading (more than 60%), the Ni-Fe/Al 2 O 3-NS cat...
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One of the most successful ways for maximizing profit and lowering costs is to use mild steel over other corrosion-resistant alloys. As a result, mild steel is the most commonly used metallic material in many industries, and its corrosion resistance has received a lot of attention. The mild steel corrosion inhibition using compounds derived from pl...
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Karachi is the only metropolitan city in Pakistan, and over the past 20, or 30 years, a continuous increase in average daily temperature has been observed. Consequently, an average rise of 4 to 6% in annual temperature is recorded. The main reasons for this rise could be an increase in cementation and a reduction in green areas due to abrupt and un...
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Although wide ranges of studies are available on manufacturing sustainable performance issues, literature on green human resources management (GHRM) practices and their impact on manufacturers’ sustainable and operational performances is scarce. This study aims at identifying GHRM practices and assessing their impact on sustainable and operational...
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With the advancement of technology, there is a growing demand for new nanoparticles that are viable, eco-friendly, non-toxic, and non-hazardous, as well as having unique chemical and physical properties. Silver nanoparticles are currently promising for antibacterial, antimicrobial, and photocatalytic applications. Because of their toxicity, nanosil...
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The photodegradation of malachite green in water was successfully achieved under LED irradiation in the presence of NiO/zeolite photocatalyst. The photocatalyst was prepared by the impregnation method and characterized by XRD, BET, FTIR, DRs, and SEM techniques. The experiments were investigated by varying factors that influence the malachite green...
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After introducing the notions of the Green's relation J, hyper J-class and covered hyperideal in an ordered semihypergroup, some important properties of the hyper J-class and covered hyperideals are studied. Then maximal and minimal hyperideals of an ordered semihypergroup are defined and some vital results have been proved. We also define a hyperb...
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This paper investigates green buildings and organizational performance, using financial services companies (FSCs) located in green and non-green buildings. Returns of low, moderate, and high-risk investment products were used to underpin organizational performance. FSCs based in green buildings on average outperformed their competitors in non-green...
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We analyse whether and how current municipal climate policies can be characterised as transformative and which factors and pathways may lead to transformative change at the municipal level. Based on 13 in-depth case studies of Norwegian municipalities, we address the transformative potential of climate planning and policy measures as defined and im...
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An approach to prepare monodisperse polystyrene microspheres with aggregation-induced emission (AIE) characteristics has been developed which shows promising applications in fluorescence-encoding. The micron-sized, monodisperse polystyrene microspheres with AIE molecules were perfectly synthesized by two-stage dispersion polymerization. Fluorescent...
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With the growing concern about climate change, businesses have been under increasing pressure from regulatory agencies and customers to implement proactive environmental practices such as eco-innovation. While environmental pressures have been extensively discussed in the literature as drivers of eco-innovation, empirical evidence on the influence...
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We investigate the asymmetric nonlinear link between foreign direct investment, oil prices, and CO2 emissions for the Gulf Cooperation Council nations, using foreign direct investment and oil price data. As foreign direct investment is positively associated with carbon emissions in the long run and oil prices have positive, significant effects on C...
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This paper argues that as we move to redefine global bioethics, there is a need to be attentive to the ethical issues associated with the environmental sustainability of data and digital infrastructures in global health systems. We show that these infrastructures have thus far featured little in environmental impact discussions in the context of he...
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This study explores the psychology of green entrepreneurship and the role of the founder in establishing a green climate in organisations. The study examined the process of founding an environmentally sustainable organisational climate in small-scale Norwegian manufacturing companies. Focus group interviews were conducted and questionnaires were di...
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This study attempted to fill a gap in the literature and explore the effects of green marketing orientation on SMEs green marketing performance. According to the result, the critical role of green innovation and green competitive advantage were solutions to achieving green marketing performance. The researchers implemented the moderating role of ex...
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Launched in 2017 the Green Belt and Road policy acts as an important upgrade to China’s recent core foreign strategy (i.e., the Belt and Road Initiative) and aims to balance the economic development and environmental harmony in countries along the routes. In this paper, we take the implementation of this green policy as a quasi-natural experiment a...
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Urbanization modifies the landscape with green and blue spaces (GBS), which further leads to a functional change along an urban-rural gradient. Emotional improvement is a critical service of GBS, which may be perceived and exposed through facial expressions by visitors. How people react, however, may vary at different locations of a city at varied...
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Background No previous study has explored the association of residential greenness with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) indexes. Objective To investigate the association of exposure to residential greenness with OSA indexes in adults in Guangdong Province, Southern China. Methods From January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2015, a total of 3925 participa...
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This chapter explores how a rereading of the history of the European countryside can help us to construct a new narrative regarding the relationship between mankind and nature. For too long, practitioners of geography and history backed a model based on the exploitation of natural resources, the limits of which have become evident since the mid-197...
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A ship is designed under inescapable uncertainty. Neglecting important uncertainties might lead to suboptimal designs. Furthermore, to achieve the best possible performance, the ship design should be optimized for the actual operational conditions, not just for calm water at design speed. This paper aims to propose a two-stage method for the optima...
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The shipping industry faces a large challenge as it needs to significantly lower the amounts of Green House Gas emissions. Traditionally, reducing the fuel consumption for ships has been achieved during the design stage and, after building a ship, through optimisation of ship operations. In recent years, ship efficiency improvements using Machine L...
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With the rapid development of science and technology, the high-security-level anti-counterfeiting technique is essential for ensuring property or information security. In this work, we prepared micron NaYTiO4: Bi/Er (NYT: Bi/Er) phosphors with integrating up-conversion (UC) photoluminescence, down-shifting (DS) emission, phosphorescence and photoch...
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This article reports on the experiences and results of the European Union-funded Horizon 2020 project TCBL which has been successful in creating a European network of Textile and Clothing Business Labs aimed at the sustainable transformation of one of the most problematic industries in both social and environmental terms. The approach followed by t...
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Abstract This study examined the relationship between tree frog (Hyla savignyi ) coloring and its different seasonal habitats at the southern border of its distribution. The results show that tree frog color is affected by the dominant colors in its habitat, which vary seasonally, especially between winter and summer. Tree frog colors were various...
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To avoid the detrimental consequences of global warming, digital nudges were recognized as effective means to steer individual behavior toward sustainability. We investigated the applications, contexts, and outcomes of green digital nudges by conducting a systematic literature review of 64 nudge interventions. We found six distinct types of nudges-...
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The importance of corporate governance is to direct the company's management professionally and responsibly, including the issue of carbon emissions. This study was conducted to achieve objectives related to the effects of Corporate Governance on the company's carbon emission disclosures. The research was conducted on 40 non-financial companies in...
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This paper considers a multiple-input multiple-output uplink communication scenario where multi-antenna equipped non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) users offload their data to a mobile edge computer (MEC) for remote computing. This study aims to minimize the total energy consumption during local computing, task offloading and MEC computing. Spec...
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From infrared body temperature surveillance to lifeguarding, real-life visual search is usually continuous and comes with rare targets. Previous research has examined realistic search tasks involving separate slides (such as baggage screening and radiography), but search tasks that require continuous monitoring have generally received less attentio...
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This paper analyses how fiscal stimulus spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic supports the low-carbon transition. We developed a new framework to categorise rescue and recovery spending measures according to their level of greenness and their type of expected impact on greenhouse gas emissions. This framework allows to better capture how me...
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Gel-casting, a near-net-shape manufacturing technique developed for ceramic powder processing, is investigated to produce titanium parts. In this study, the MAM/MBAM gel-binder system is used to develop a suitable slurry formulation and gel-casting procedure for commercially pure titanium powder. The polymeric binder system was evaluated by alterin...
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Telemetry monitoring of European green toads (Bufotes viridis) in order to gain insights on their use of terrestrial habitat.
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Key message The lack of efficient phenotyping capacities has been recognized as a bottleneck in forestry phenotyping and breeding. Modern phenotyping technologies use systems equipped with various imaging sensors to automatically collect high volume phenotypic data that can be used to assess trees' various attributes. Context Efficient phenotyping...
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Die Bedrohungen durch die Klimakrise werden im Kulturbereich intensiv diskutiert und zwingen zum Handeln. Denn auch Kulturmacher*innen müssen Verantwortung für eine nachhaltige Gesellschaft übernehmen und ihre Produktionsweisen dahingehend umstellen. Doch wie kann die damit verbundene Transformation gelingen und welche kulturpolitischen Weichenstel...
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This study applies Harvey and Green’s (1993) model of quality to scholarly knowledge production. Although studies of quality in higher education have been commonplace for decades, there is a gap in understanding quality in terms of research production from stakeholders’ perspectives. This study begins to fill that gap through a qualitative intervie...
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span lang="EN-US">Generally, chroma phase or hue offset issues within a scene are hard to detect, without a reference or context (i.e. some apriori knowledge about how certain objects within the scene should actually appear in terms of their hue). Moreover, when it comes to skin/flesh tones, hue deviation can be noticeable and can markedly degrade...
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A common full-color method involves combining micro-light-emitting diodes (LEDs) chips with color conversion materials such as quantum dots (QDs) to achieve full color. However, during color conversion between micro-LEDs and QDs, QDs cannot completely absorb incident wavelengths cause the emission wavelengths that including incident wavelengths and...
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Background The COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health measures have had a profound impact on health systems worldwide. The aim of this study was to assess quantitative and qualitative changes in Pediatric Emergency Department (PED) visits in Sardinia, Italy, during the early period of the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods We retrospectively inves...
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Flexible electronics (FEs) with excellent flexibility or foldability may find widespread applications in the wearable devices, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and other areas. However, the widely utilization may also bring the concerning for the fast accumulation of electronic waste. Green FEs with good degradability might s...
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Background In the stage of sustainable development, enterprises should not only focus on economic efficiency, but also on ecological protection, for which the governments of various countries has adopted various environmental regulation methods to promote green investment by enterprises. However, there are many types of environmental regulations, a...
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Sustainability represents a hotly debated topic at the scientific, doctrinal, social and political levels. We often hear or can read that sustainability, although not implemented by various categories of entities, physical or legal, is very widespread thanks to the communication that has been implemented in recent years. A survey of 22,000 unlisted...
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Aeration and sand topdressing are important cultural practices for organic matter management on golf course putting greens. Many golf courses lack the budget for applications of new sand topdressing material. A 2-year study was conducted to investigate the effect of recycling sand from hollow-tine aerification cores on a sand-based creeping bentgra...
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Urbanisation and lifestyle-related illnesses increase globally. This highlights the need to shape modern human habitats to support basic recreational needs, promoting such things as physical activity and restoration of high stress levels and cognitive fatigue. Previous research suggests eight perceived qualities in the outdoor environment, describe...
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The aim of the project was to provide the LCA data and results for an online life cycle based environmental information system of vehicles for European consumers and preparing to roll out an interactive tool internationally.
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The success and dominance of plastic products used in modern society have improved the quality of life but come with extensive environmental consequences. As a result, the United Nations, European Union, and several industrialized countries have put forth goals and action plans to expedite the recycle and reuse of plastic wastes to minimize their r...
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Two field experiments were conducted on a private farm in Kafr El-Zayat, Gharbia Governorate, Egypt (latitude 30.867344' N and longitude 30.802303' E), during two successive summer seasons of 2020 and 2021 to investigate the effect of planting depth (10, 15, 20 and 25 cm) on vegetative growth, productivity and quality of potato tubers (Solanum tube...
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Carbon border levies have been suggested as an important tool for ramping up climate action. Such a levy is being negotiated as part of the EU’s Green Deal, with input from public consultations. The success of the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) will depend on its design and acceptance. While most analyses focus on resistance from th...
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Woodpeckers as cavity excavators are crucial in forest ecosystems, therefore, it is important to study their ecological needs, specifically at the territory scale, using mapping methodologies, of which there are uncertainties considering detection probabilities and the distances of the territory centres in different species and habitats. We studied...