Glossary J

The Environmental Glossary. Letter J +++ Popular Articles: 'Joule', 'Judgmental Sampling', 'Judgment sample'
The J-shaped curve has a shape similar to that of the letter J; can represent prolonged exponential growth. See exponential

Deutsch: Japan / Español: Japón / Português: Japão / Français: Japon / Italiano: Giappone

Japan in the environmental context is a country known for its unique geographic features, diverse ecosystems, and significant environmental challenges and initiatives. Japan's approach to environmental conservation and sustainability has evolved over time, influenced by its natural disasters, industrial activities, and cultural values.

A Joint implementation is agreements made between two or more nations under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Deutsch: Joule / Español: Julio / Português: Joule / Français: Joule / Italiano: Joule

The Joule (symbol J) is, according to the International System of Units, a derived unit of energy , work, or amount of heat. It is named after the English physicist, James Prescott Joule.

A judgment sample is a type of nonrandom sample that is selected based on the personal views or opinions of the individual, usually an expert in the field, making the selection.

The Judgmental Sampling is the use of professional opinion and experience to select specimen collection locations.

Deutsch: Gerechtigkeit / Español: Justicia / Português: Justiça / Français: Justice / Italiano: Giustizia

In the environmental context, justice refers to the fair distribution of environmental benefits and burdens among different communities, ensuring that no group bears a disproportionate share of negative environmental impacts without access to natural resources and environmental benefits. It encompasses principles of equity, participation, and recognition in environmental decision-making processes, aiming to address issues of environmental racism, inequality, and the marginalization of vulnerable populations.

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