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The Effects of Environmental Policies on Sustainability: Theory and Methods

The Effects of Environmental Policies on Sustainability: Theory and Methods

The Effects of Environmental Policies on Sustainability: Theory and Methods

  • Editor: Nurcan Kilinc Ata
  • ISBN: 978-1-63278-010-2
  • DOI: 10.4172/978-1-63278-010-2-011
  • No of Pages: 66
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: November 2017 , Wed 15
  • Chapter 1      
    Environmental Policies and Economic Growth in Turkey: A Critical Review

    There are three key energy sustainability objectives: energy security improvement, climate change mitigation, and the reduction of air pollution. In this paper, the existing environmental policies are reviewing in Turkey because the economic effects of environmental policies are crucial awareness to policy makers.

  • Chapter 2      
    Corporate Social Responsibility and Awareness of the Ecological System

    This study is a descriptive survey that focuses on ecologic system based upon corporate social responsibility. The importance of environment for the corporate social responsibility practices is emphasized.

  • Chapter 3      
    The New Path of Green GDP in China

    Gross Domestic Product, also known as GDP, is the conventional index in measuring the productivity from the prospective of economic growth. In other words, it is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country’s borders in a specific time period.

  • Chapter 4      
    Restoration process of Kastamonu-Tufekciler Village houses for potential eco-tourism purposes

    In modern times, there is a need for the real world to translate to the virtual environment usingthree-dimensional visualization for the restoration and promotional modeling of historic sites in protected areas.

  • Chapter 5      
    Assessment of the Sustainable Tourism Potential of A Natural Park For Landscape Planning: A Case Study Of The Yesilyuva Nature Park

    Currently, the surface site of Yesilyuva Nature Park encompasses the region’s natural, social, economic and cultural characteristics and has become a marker of natural and cultural heritage.

  • Chapter 6      
    Coastal Biocomfort Mapping for Doganyurt

    People experience nominal temperature, precipitation, and humidity, and in certain ranges of environmental conditions, such as wind, they feel healthy and dynamic. In the appropriate range for the people of these values, it is called biocomfort. When biocomfort will be in the range of fair value, people in the area would become bothered and want to get away from the area. Hence, biocomfort areas used for tourism are important.

  • Chapter 7      
    Potential of Ecotourism: A Case Study of Doganyurt

    Doganyurt has an important historical value and great potential because of its outstanding natural and cultural heritage. An area can make an important contribution to the entire region. But in order to do so, making long-term plans for the area and its surroundings, creating the necessary infrastructure, and promoting it locally and internationally are required.

  • Chapter 8      
    Treasury Properties in Turkey and Management System

    One of the most valuable and the most important wealth sources of the countries is land. Land is always the strongest material and spiritual relationship which ties the people to their native countries’ land with the ownership fact.

  • Nurcan Kilinc Ata

    Asisstant Professor, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University, Turkey

    Nurcan Kilinc Ata holds PhD degree in economics department from University of Stirling in United Kingdom. She focused on renewable energy policies and their impacts on installed capacity in developed and developing countries. Her research interests are energy economics (Renewable Energy Sources), energy market, energy policy, environmental economics, and econometric analysis (Demand Forecast). Her current interests lie in the nexus of energy policies and energy investment, particularly focusing on energy and environmental econometric modeling. Also, she worked as foreign trade analyst, researcher, assistant professor in a wide variety of business, academia, and research center such as import-export analysis, renewable energy sources application and evaluation, energy policies, forecasting market share analyze for natural energy sources. She has over 7 years of academic and international research experience. She has conducted and participated in European research projects. Since 2005, she has produced over a dozen publications in a diversity of formats and presented at a number of national and international conferences. At a personal level, she is a very energetic person who likes to take initiative and engage people in motivating and interesting. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, meeting with her friends, and cooking.

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