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Not seeing the forest for the trees?

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Nancy Folbre promotes the notion of green jobs at Economix and then gets down to business: The biggest gains from investments in new renewable-energy technologies are not easily captured in private transactions, because they produce environmental services that are largely unpriced. standards likely create more green jobs than incentives!

Austerity for electric cars

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In their place today are four blue signs memorializing the end Feb. 28 of an “EV charging station pilot project.”. These 146 cars sucked up 446.9

My entry in the Department of Interior design your own logo contest

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Hat tip: The blog formerly known as Green, Inc Here are the rest fo the entries: [link].

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"House slams door on carbon tax"

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The lower chamber agreed to Rep. Steve Scalise’s (R-La.) amendment by a 237-176 vote, with 12 Democrats crossing the aisle to support it.

Greed, Green & Grains: Obamacare for Our Corn

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via  greedgreengrains.blogspot.com : This has to be the funnest thing an agricultural economist could ever do. Great job Bruce!   The Colbert Report. Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c. Agriculture & Drought Disaster - Bruce Babcock. www.colbertnation.com. Colbert Report Full Episodes. Political Humor & Satire Blog. Video Archive.

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The green dot indicates awesome

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"Follow the Plastic Bag Example, Nudge Polluters to Pay"

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Place the veggies before the French fries in the cafeteria, and people will eat more greens. Policymakers need to set defaults either way.

"Q&A with UCLA's Matthew Kahn"

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via reason.com.

An environmental law prof on Atlas' environmental substance abuse

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? exaggerate but it is partly true. blog).

More ridiculous subsidization of green jobs

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could take the gamble of dropping my 44 cent letter in the mail and see if the Obama Administration is willing to subsidize my "green job" (I am an environmental economist)  at 1 cent per letter. Matt Kahn: I sometimes mail out "snail mail"  Anticipating this, I own a large number of 44 cent stamps.

Are renewable subsidies for electric cars a good deal?

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? That's current prices mind you.

A new paper for which you may have no interest

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 For each of the different combinations, half of the respondents were told the development would incorporate green design and building features, while the other half were not.  Calgarians are more likely to vote for a downtown arena complex if it is built with green techniques. Bruce K. Johnson First author: Prof. Bruce K.

Two mini bagels or too many bagels? Redux

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Embarrassed by my link to USAToday  (which I read on my phone while allocating my time with a non-price mechanism [i.e., When shale gas is taken from the earth, researchers suggest, “fugitive methane” – a far potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide — can escape into the atmospheres through fissures in the ground.  

On precaution, innovation and going green

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A thought experiment. Suppose I were to tell you that there were a new technology available that would significantly reduce your commuting time, provide more (and individual) flexibility in your schedule, and allow you to travel further and faster than you have ever travelled before.  The personal costs of the technology would not be trivial.

I'm a registered Republican but I happen to agree with his findings, so what does that make me?

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No less temporal than "green jobs' in Solar and Wind (where 99% of the jobs vanish after the build out phase is over). So the jobs will be temporal? The esteemed Doctor Patridge is also ignoring the ancillary benefit of prolonged low energy prices. When manufacturing costs go down, jobs increase. Those are real. Damn shill

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Perhaps the weirdest greev vs. green we've ever posted

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A SoCal woman says the energy efficient window installed in a neighbor’s condominium is melting the plastic components on cars parked in her carport. Heather Patron of Studio City was dealing with a mystery regarding her Toyota Prius. The side view mirrors were melting,” says Patron. Anything that was plastic on the car was melting.”.

Steady state environmental policy

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From the blog formerly known as Green, Inc.: Carbon dioxide emissions fell by 3 percent in 2008 and 7 percent in 2009, largely because of the recession. via green.blogs.nytimes.com.

Memorial Day gas demand

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From the blog formerly known as Green, Inc : Are you going away this Memorial Day weekend, and how far are you going to drive? A lot of economists would like to know. The answers, when gathered for the entire population, will tell them a lot about where the nation’s economy is going. Take the 2007 Memorial Day weekend, for example.

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A personal Coasian dilemma

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Here's the situation: Backdoor neighbor A has a lush, weed-free, green lawn. 

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CCA: "Economic studies make convincing case for reallocation"

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The best available economic science clearly supports increasing the recreational allocation. studies (where Whitehead is one of the "others").

Daily Demand and Supply: Why estimating the social cost of carbon is important

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The UK government and green groups have welcomed a European Parliament move to rescue the EU's carbon trading scheme, but say deeper reforms are needed. MEPs backed a European Commission plan to freeze the auctioning of some carbon dioxide (CO2) emission allowances. via www.bbc.co.uk. But in reality, this won't (and can't) work.

Thank goodness Al Gore invented the internets for days like today

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? Thats why no one came to majors fair!

No Freakonomics?

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?   Anyone else having that problem?

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xkcd of the day: Charity

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My guess is that the benefits of seawalls in North Carolina are.

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? Someone ought to estimate the benefits.

Benefits and costs of EPA's mercury rule

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The green job creation is part of the cost of the regulations, not the benefits. Got a question about environmental economics? Lisa P. blog).

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The skeptical environmentalist on biofuels

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Some green activists supported mandates for biofuel, hoping they would pave the way for next-generation ethanol, which would use non-food plants.

Environmental Economics: Poking holes in Ohio State Parks

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? House Bill 133, introduced by Rep.

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That's just odd

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Environmental Economics: My name is Kingof Socks

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? Main | How is economics like Fight Club?

Environmental Economics: How is economics like Fight Club?

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? at the service. Economists are assholes.

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Quote of the Day (and in the running for quote of the year)

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? Crazy old uncle Ed. Please try again.

Environmental Economics: YES!

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Environmental Economics: More on bigfoot

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? They pay him $20 an hour to guide them.

Environmental Economics: uFollow

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Environmental Economics: Four paragraphs that explain how Libya.

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? because Blogads are good for you. blog).

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Happynomics

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? How anxious did you feel yesterday?

Apparently some people have more in-depth dinner conversation than.

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? really don’t get it. 14 y.o.: blog).

The AER is 100 years old?

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? Has it been working out? blog).

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"Common mistakes made by economists"

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Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? Here is my favorite: 9. blog).