CNREP 2016

Environmental Economics

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Europe’s 6 best ‘green’ classical music festivals in summer 2016

Green Traveler Guides

All Austria Europe Finland France Germany Grafenegg Graz Kuhmo Lake Chiemsee Ljubljana Pays de la Meije Slovenia best classical music festivals in Europe 2016 Festival Europe 2016 by Frank Kuznik Festival Messiaen 2016 Grafenegg Festival 2016 Herrenchiemsee Festival 2016 Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival 2016 Ljubljana Festival 2016 Styriarte 2016

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Staycation 2016

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The summer holidays are almost upon us in Britain, and also in other parts of Europe and people may, at present consider as to whether – if they have not booked already – to spend their money to go abroad or to rather vacation at home. In view of the “aftermath” of the vote of the British people to leave the European Union and the subsequent fall of Sterling vacationing in the UK or at home at home, so to speak, might be a good option.

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Green bliss: BaliSpirit Festival 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Now in its ninth year, the BaliSpirit Festival (March 29-April 3, 2016) is considered one of the world’s top yoga, dance and live music experiences. Asia Bali Indonesia Ubud Bali green festival BaliSpirit Festival 2016 best yoga festival best yoga festival in 2016 Green Travel News

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Buy Nothing Day 2016

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) On Friday, November 25, 2016, the day the American's trend to call “Black Friday” and which we have, it would appear, begun to do so as well, we are celebrating – for lack of a better word – Buy Nothing Day, a 24 hour moratorium on consumer spending.

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National Tree Week 2016

Green (Living) Review

National Tree Week has an added resonance this year as 2016 is the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, the famous landscape architect who transformed views from so many of our best loved country estates, parks and gardens. Or they could 'dress' a favourite local tree during Tree Dressing Day (3rd December 2016), which falls on the last weekend of National Tree Week.

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Some benefit-cost analysis at #IIFET 2016

Environmental Economics

Source: Dale Squires et al., "Cost-benefit analysis of unilateral conservation of a transboundary bycatch resource," IIFET 2016

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National Vegetarian Week 2016

Green (Living) Review

National Vegetarian Week 16-22 May 2016 National Vegetarian Week 2016 runs from 16-24 May – now in its 24th year this celebration of all things veggie is a great time to talk about food, traditions and those special dishes. National Vegetarian Week (NVW) 2016 is the ideal seven days to share your meat-free recipes, promote veggie products, showcase menus and launch new ranges.

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12 tips for sustainable travel in 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. For most of us, the beginning of a new year inspires plans for a bigger adventure than the year before. A place more diverse, more thrilling (or relaxing!), more exotic. While these are great intentions, if we don’t travel […]. Green Travel News Xtras 12 tips for sustainable travel International Ecotourism Society

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Appalachian Experimental and Environmental Economics Workshop | April 29-30, 2016

Environmental Economics

From the Walker College Sustainable Business News website : The Department of Economics and the Center for Economic Research & Policy Analysis (CERPA) at Appalachian State University will host its 4th annual  Appalachian Experimental and Environmental Economics Workshop  on April 29-30, 2016  at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) in Blowing Rock NC.

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Wood at Architect@Work London 2016

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This year's London ARCHITECT@WORK had chosen wood as its theme. To honor this beautiful material, London's SCIN GALLERY, Materials Library and Resource, presented a collection of wood curiosities called Growth Rings. The exhibition examined the species of trees that give us the wood we use in architecture, it looked at the DNA of wood and its physiology. Curator Annabelle Filer said, “We are delighted to have been asked to examine wood in this way.

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Chefs predict green menu trends for 2016

Green Traveler Guides

Green Travel News Xtras dining trends 2016 food trends 2016 green travel trends| Green Travel News | Next year’s restaurant menus will be getting greener. That’s the welcome prediction of nearly 1,600 professional chefs surveyed by the National Restaurant Association in its annual What’s Hot culinary forecast. The chefs, members of the American Culinary Federation, were asked to name which foods, beverages and culinary themes will be trend on […].

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Natural & Organic Awards Europe 2016: winners announced

Green (Living) Review

The winners of the coveted Natural & Organic Awards Europe 2016 were announced yesterday (Monday 18 April) at the Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show; which took place at ExCeL London. The 2016 presenter was leading business woman and BBC Dragons’ Den star Deborah Meaden.

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Andy Keeler on non-market valuation at the 2016 AEA Humor Session

Environmental Economics

Here is a link to the video: https://www.dropbox.com/s/vhsnw6cuiwd0e6j/1601.AEA.AndyKeeler.mp4?dl=0.  AEA.AndyKeeler.mp4?dl=0.    Full disclosure: I was one of the referees for the paper (it was a no revisions policy  review) that was published in the Economic Inquiry  miscellany section : “A modest proposal for the extension of non-market valuation methods” by Andrew Keeler , written in 1992, rediscovered in 2014 via Will Delavan.

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2016 Democracy Reform Ballot Initiatives Roundup

Sightline Daily

The tallies from Cascadia and beyond. This election, voters in nine states and one province saw a total of 17 democracy reform initiatives on their ballots. The initiatives gave voters a chance to weigh in on issues ranging from voter registration to vote-counting systems, from the role of big money in funding political campaigns to the adoption of game-changing campaign finance reform programs that would make campaigns about voter outreach again. Four of these proposed reforms

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"The Funniest Papers in the History of Economics", by stand-up economist Yoram Bauman, presented at the American Economic Association Humor Session, January 4, 2016.

Environmental Economics

Sad note: Dubious and Dubiouser is not even mentioned at the end

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Announcing the 2016 Women in Science Summit

Nature Conservancy - Science

To help mentor rising young scientists through the challenges that women in science careers face, the California Academy of Sciences is holding the 2016 Women in Science Summit on January 28, 2016. 2016 Women in Science Summit. How do we get more women into science, technology, engineering and math careers? And once they’re there, how do we help them overcome gender bias in the workplace?

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Natural & Organic Products Europe to showcase record number of organic products for 2016

Green (Living) Review

Close to half of the 650 companies exhibiting at the 2016 event, taking place at ExCeL London on 17-18 April, have announced that they will be promoting certified organic products – including a record number of Soil Association symbol holders. Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 will feature a joint organic food pavilion from The Soil Association and Organic Trade Board, who have joined forces for the first time at the show under the slogan ‘Growing Organic Together’.

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Cool Green Science: The Best of 2016

Nature Conservancy - Science

As our fourth year of Cool Green Science draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on some of the most popular content from 2016. We’d like to thank each of our readers, the more than 1.5 million people who visit our site, share our content, sign-up for our newsletter and contribute to the conversation in our comments. Your engagement has made Cool Green Science one of the most popular conservation science blogs on the web.

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Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 marks best ever show with 10% increase in attendees

Green (Living) Review

Thanks to a 10% increase in attendees for 2016, the 20th anniversary edition played host to the biggest trade showcase (and celebration) of the natural and organic industry that the UK has ever seen. Natural & Organic Products Europe is the highlight of the year in the natural beauty industry, and 2016 was no exception. I have been attending the show for 15 years, and the 2016 show was excellent.

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I’m in: Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden joins Natural & Organic Products Europe’s seminar line-up for 2016

Green (Living) Review

Deborah Meaden will also be presenting the prestigious Natural & Organic Awards Europe 2016, taking place before the show opens on Monday 18 April (early entry available to accredited press and exhibitors only). Over 10,000 key buyers and decision makers are expected to attend for 2016. “I The next edition will take place on 17-18 April 2016 at ExCeL London.

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8 Things Honest Elections Seattle Has Quietly Been Up To in 2016

Sightline Daily

A handful of updates on Seattle’s effort to empower everyday people in local elections. Things have seemed quiet on the Honest Elections Seattle (HES) front lately.

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The Best of Cool Green Science 2016: From the Field Edition

Nature Conservancy - Science

Read on for the best stories straight from the field in 2016. “In the field.” ” It’s where a lot of science gets done — from remote jungles to windswept deserts to the downtown business district. Even GIS mapping and spatial planning require hours of muddy boots and sweat to ground-truth their data. The Nature Conservancy’s 600 scientists work across the world to advance conservation and make smarter decisions about where and how we protect nature.

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The subliminal subtext of the 2016 Rio Games

Green Prophet

The 2016 Rio Olympics are history, but a hindsight review shows a surprising sideshow of contemporary human issues running through the international athletic games. We’re not talking about substandard construction in the Olympic Village, contaminated water, or violent crime. Instead, we spotted elite athletes using the event to broadcast personal agenda.

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Climate change threatens Christmas

Environmental Economics

hslh2bpBht. — (((Richard Tol))) (@RichardTol) December 12, 2016 adaptation. https://t.co/hslh2bpBht.

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Stateless “Team Refugee Athletes” cleared to compete at Rio 2016 Olympics!

Green Prophet

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced yesterday the formation of a new, nation-less team of athletes cleared to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil this summer. By welcoming the team of Refugee Olympic Athletes to the Olympic Games Rio 2016, we want to send a message of hope for all refugees in our world,” said IOC President Thomas Bach.

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Best Apps for Carpool and Rideshare 2016

Green Living Ideas

The post Best Apps for Carpool and Rideshare 2016 appeared first on Green Living Ideas. An update to our popular 2015 list, this expanded and revised list includes the best apps for carpool, carsharing, and ridesharing, including a very important new one to bring safety and security for ladies. Alternative Fuel and Transportation Green Lifestyle carpool rideshare ridesharing sharing economy

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The Best of Cool Green Science 2016: Celebrating Nature Near You

Nature Conservancy - Science

When we began Cool Green Science four years ago, one of our goals was to share cool science and information about the natural world around you. You don’t have to go on a far-flung safari to experience incredible nature experiences. There is plenty of drama going on right in your neighborhood. The stories about “nature near you” are always among our most popular. Here’s a selection of some favorites from the past year.

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NatureNet Fellows 2016: Climate-Smart Ag, Recycling Rare Earth Metals & More

Nature Conservancy - Science

Meet the NatureNet Science Fellows 2016. The 2016 NatureNet Science Fellows and their Projects. The Conservancy’s fourth cohort of NatureNet Science Fellows includes 8 promising, early career scientists whose work addresses the greatest challenge of our time: climate change.

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Your Carbon Footprint at the 2016 Green Festival

Green Living Ideas

The post Your Carbon Footprint at the 2016 Green Festival appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green festivals incorporate environmental considerations to minimize their negative impacts through reduction of waste, water, and energy, use of fair trade or organic food, incorporating local suppliers and locally sourced products, and providing education about environmental impacts. A green festival is so much fun!

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Time for a Retail Cleanse! The 2016 Shop Drop Challenge

Eco Chic

The 2016 Shop Drop Challenge appeared first on Eco-Chick. Fair Fashion 2016 cleanse detox eco fashion Fashion mommygreenest retail cleanse thredupAs powerful as it is for conscious consumers to vote with their wallets, we often forget that sometimes the best solution is to refrain from, well, consuming in the first place.

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And economics gets the bronze!

Environmental Economics

S**t Academics Say (@AcademicsSay) August 20, 2016 Profs most likely to be "boring" | via @conradhackett pic.twitter.com/xIGk9bSQye. —

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The Best of Cool Green Science 2016: Birds and Birding Edition

Nature Conservancy - Science

It has been another great year for all things birds and birding on Cool Green Science. From Tim Boucher’s 5000th life bird to a lesson in how different species use medicinal plants, these are the stories that people returned to again and again. If we missed one of your favorites, let us know in the comments! Snow Birds: 10 Birds to Look for in Winter. By Justine E. Hausheer. Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch. Photo © Tom Benson / Flickr.

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Hello, weather and climate

Environmental Economics

Charles Kolstad (@CharlesKolstad) March 14, 2016 Weather changes all the time; climate is the average line. Great song. Well done Michelle Jewell. https://t.co/gZgkNlUcQW. gZgkNlUcQW.

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"Who will win the Nobel Prize in Economics this coming Monday?"

Environmental Economics

Tyler Cowen: I’ve never once nailed the timing, but I have two predictions. The first is William Baumol, who is I believe ninety-four years old.    His cost-disease hypothesis is very important for understanding the productivity slowdown, see this recent empirical update.    Oddly, the hypothesis is most likely false for the sector where Baumol pushed it hardest — music and the arts.

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Are there differential review standards at economics journals?

Environmental Economics

Whitehead (@johnwhitehead81) January 18, 2016 Some distinguished scholars seem to think that too. https://t.co/IzhpW79QrN. IzhpW79QrN. John C.

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"Sample Cover Letter for Journal Manuscript Resubmissions"

Environmental Economics

Academia Obscura: Dear Sir, Madame, or Other: Enclosed is our latest version of Ms # 85-02-22-RRRRR, that is, the re-re-re-revised revision of our paper. Choke on it. We have again rewritten the entire manuscript from start to finish. We even changed the goddamn running head! Hopefully we have suffered enough by now to satisfy even you and your bloodthirsty reviewers. I shall skip the usual point-by-point description of every single change we made in response to the critiques.

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Math check: Willingness to pay to combat climate change

Environmental Economics

Michael Greenstone in the NY Times : Respondents were asked if they would support a fee on their monthly electricity bill to combat climate change, and they were offered fees at various levels: $1, $10, $20, $30, $40 and $50. Each household was asked about only one of these levels.) The responses were that 57 percent would pay at least $1; 39 percent would pay at least $10; 29 percent would pay $20; 24 percent would pay $30; 17 percent would pay $40; and 20 percent would pay $50.

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Graphic of the Day: Where do you get your news?

Environmental Economics

A pretty cool graphic of one person's views of credible vs incredible news sources : HT: Craig Landry via FB (Craig didn't create the graphic, just reposted). A few thoughts: I'm sure everyone can quibble about placement of some of these, but that kind of misses the point. I'm going to quibble. I venture to guess that liberal thinkers think the graphic is too conservative and conservative thinkers think it is too liberal.  Which probably means it's just about right.

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What I'm watching right now

Environmental Economics

Resources f/t Future (@RFF_org) March 3, 2016 Watch video from yesterday's "Tax or Trade" seminar on #carbonpricing #climatepolicy options https://t.co/uagAa5EN7q uagAa5EN7q pic.twitter.com/3rEOrLyLpd.

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Environmental Economics - Untitled Article

Environmental Economics

 So far in 2016*, JEEM has received over 555 submissions, a roughly 32% increase over last year and a 44% increase since 2014. The JEEM has sponsored a number of academic conferences and workshops in 2016.    In particular, JEEM submission fees have sponsored these events in 2016.

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Where I'll be today

Environmental Economics

UNC Charlotte Economics Seminar Series: 2015 – 2016. John Whitehead  Appalachian State. Estimating Lost Recreational Use Value of Visitors to Northwest Florida from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill using Revealed and Stated Preference Data. 10-11:30am, Friday 207

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A presidential candidate that doesn't make me even a little uncomfortable

Environmental Economics

Dr. Newell’s term begins on September 1, 2016. During 2011–2016, he was Founding Director of the Duke University Energy Initiative. Richard G. Newell named next president of RFF: Resources for the Future (RFF) today announced the appointment of Richard G. Newell of Duke University as its next president. He will succeed current RFF president and former US congressman Phil Sharp, who will retire at the end of June after 11 years at RFF’s helm.

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