International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019

  • Carbon Dioxide Is Not the Chief Culprit of Global Warming

    Xinxing Yang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 99-108
    Received: Jun. 26, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 06, 2019
    Published: Aug. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: So far, the climate on the Earth, from beginning to end, has been changing, making in circle and not stopping. About this point, the specialists seemly have no disagreement. However, About causes of climate change, they indeed have divergence, and as for whether carbon dioxide is or not main cause of global climate warming, their divergence is much... Show More
  • Heavy Metal Content (Hg. Pb. Cd and Fe) of CHU-MEL Effluents Discharged in the Cotonou Lagoon (Benin)

    Elias Alexandre Setondji Adanlokonon, Boni Christophe Chabi, Wilfried Gbedode Kanhounnon, Dogbe Clement Adjahouinou, Etiennette Dassi, Marc Sohounou, Adjouavi Yvette Deguenon, Patrick Aleodjrodo Edorh

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 109-116
    Received: Jul. 11, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 12, 2019
    Published: Aug. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: This study is conducted to characterize the heavy metal contamination of CHU-MEL effluents discharged into the Cotonou lagoon in order to assess the potential risk of these discharges for this ecosystem. To achieve this objective, the effluents collected at the end of the pipes acting as weirs in the lagoon were analyzed. The results from physico-c... Show More
  • An Overview of American Interstate Ecological Governance and the Enlightenment for China

    Guo Yongyuan, Xiao Li

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 117-126
    Received: Jul. 06, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 15, 2019
    Published: Sep. 02, 2019
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    Abstract: The existing US interstate ecological governance system can be divided into three categories according to the governance subject: traditional government governance, inter-governmental cooperation governance and special organizational governance. Traditional ecological governance is a government-led public governance, that is, the use of public powe... Show More