Tag Archives: Environmental Economics

Can We Stop the Advance of Climate Change While Growing the Global Economy?

August 22, 2017

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Dry Funds

Brett Dolter and Peter Victor discuss growing the global economy and combatting climate change.

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Using Monetary Policy to Get Away from Oil

August 1, 2017

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Basil Oberholzer discusses how monetary policy could move us away from oil.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Building Climate Resilience

July 10, 2017

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K N Ninan and Makoto Inoue discuss climate change and the impact it will have on society.

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Making risky decisions – Is it wise to invest in desalination plants for drinking water?

June 22, 2016

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plugholeA recent and welcome news release informed us that, following several years of severe drought in California, water supplies had recovered to the extent that state officials suspended state-wide restrictions on water use. Regulation of water use reverted to local authorities. During the drought, there had been repeated suggestions that hard-hit localities (San Diego was one) might consider investing in desalination plants. A common response was that California might be wise to take a hard look at Australia’s experience with large-scale desalination during its long-lived “millennium drought” several years earlier. John C. Bergstrom and Alan Randall explain. […]

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Virtual Book Tour – “Economics of Climate Change And Environmental Policy”

April 25, 2013

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