2020

The Information Value of Pigouvian Pricing

Environmental Economics

I recently read an article in the journal Economics and Philosophy , written by Lisa Herzog , which has nothing whatsoever to do with environmental economics but nonetheless I think has interesting implications for it and for Pigouvian pricing in particular.  

2020 207

ARS long-reach pruner ? Product review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ARS-160-0.6 long-reach pruner is a cut and hold snipper, ideally suited for pruning of roses, for instance, but also for other tasks, including harvesting certain crops.

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San Francisco area: an organic ranch with a storied past

Green Traveler Guides

| Lovely, Rustic Luxury | In Marin County’s tiny Marshall, little more than an hour’s drive from San Francisco, Straus Home Ranch is not just an unforgettable vacation rental and event venue.

Mistletoe: A Natural and Human History

Nature Conservancy - Science

The myths and natural history behind the holiday mistletoe tradition. The post Mistletoe: A Natural and Human History appeared first on Cool Green Science. From the Field Natural History Plants

2020 114

Electric roads get real in Tel Aviv

Green Prophet

. This is what an electric road looks like. It means fewer charges for your EV. . Tel Aviv is about to ride down Electric Avenue.

2020 114

All for WON and WON for All!

The Green Samaritan

All for WON and WON for all! How about a win for us all? As we face re-opening phases, a good friend of mine along with her 16 year old daughter and 20 year old son came up with the idea and this. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2020 141

5 Ways To Be a More Environmentally-Friendly Student

Green Living Guy

Climate change is a hot-button topic in today’s society. Politicians are using it as a club to beat each other’s agendas to the ground. Environmental activists are viewed as zealots, and climate-change deniers are not backing off an inch. But one fact remains clear in all this chaos: the environment.

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Beware the ‘Great Reset’: a power grab by billionaires

Low Impact

The world is run by and for billionaires. If you’d prefer it to be run democratically, for all of us, then don’t be fooled by the ‘Great Reset’ – a request by the corporate and financial sectors for governments to give them taxpayers’ money to take more control.

2020 114

Did LinkedIn Sell Its Soul To Fit In?

Michael Grossman

If It Walks Like A Duck And Quacks Like A Duck, It's Bad Branding. Whether you call them Stories, Reels, or Fleets, all represent the same idea: short-form video.

2020 78

New Book! Sightline’s Guide to US Democracy Fixes

Sightline Daily

The United States wasn’t built as a democracy. But we have the tools to fix the Electoral College, gerrymandering, and our elections and become a democracy for all at long last

2020 75

Reply to "Reply to Whitehead" by Desvousges, Mathews and Train (an introduction)

Environmental Economics

Desvousges, Mathews and Train ( Land Economics, 2015 ) use the contingent valuation method (CVM) to conduct an adding-up test (i.e., does WTP A + WTP B = WTP A+B ?). They use the nonparametric Turnbull estimator and find that the data do not pass the adding-up test.

2020 202

Working with wood; a Gypsy tradition

Green (Living) Review

2020 228

Do You Have What It Takes to Work From Home?

Eco Friendly Daily

Working from home affords you many freedoms. It eliminates the commute to the office and allows you to create a strong family bond. However, not everyone has the discipline or the resources to earn enough money to work from home full time. . Your Career.

2020 71

An Overlooked Threat to Freshwater Fisheries? Bowfishing

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bowfishing is often unregulated and unstudied. And that could be a big problem for native fish. The post An Overlooked Threat to Freshwater Fisheries? Bowfishing appeared first on Cool Green Science. Fish & Fisheries Conservation Science Fish Fisheries

Ancient Roman Facial Cream Found In London Excavation

Green Prophet

It was touching to see a picture of the finger imprints in the pot – fingers that scooped facial cream out of it 2000 years ago. You wonder, was the owner a wealthy woman with servants to dress her, and fix her hair? Maybe a high-class prostitute?

2020 114

Product Review

The Green Samaritan

As far as products and reviews, we were impressed with how Nordgreen spends their time and efforts on the watches they offer and the positive steps they are taking in terms of sustainability. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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First Time Electric Car Owner? Here’s How to Adapt!

Green Living Guy

Okay, you took the plunge and now you have a brand new electric vehicle. Maybe it’s a Tesla, maybe the new Mercedes crossover, or maybe you went with the big boys, and you splurged on the cool looking Porche Taycan. The brand doesn’t matter, all that it’s important to you.

2020 82

Key Facts on Food Waste You Should Know!

Greentumble

Something is rotten in today’s society – literally rotten. It is the perfectly good food we waste each day at different parts of our food system.

2020 69

Review of ‘A Small Farm Future’ by Chris Smaje

Low Impact

Industrial agriculture and giant monoculture farms dominate our food sector. But does it have to be that way? Could and should we build a new kind of food system based on small farms?

2020 111

Mnuchin vs. Thunberg vs. Neoclassical Economics

Environmental Economics

Last week Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insulted climate activist and Time Person of the Year Greta Thunberg by claiming that she shouldn't talk about climate policy before studying economics and college. 

2020 194

Reply to "Reply to Whitehead" by Desvousges, Mathews and Train: (2) What is the effect of negative WTP?

Environmental Economics

When dichotomous choice CVM data is of low quality, the measure of central tendancy is sensitive to assumptions. As I showed in a paper presented earlier this year (Landry and Whitehed 2020), with the highest quality data it makes no difference the WTP estimator that is used.

2020 176

Thanks for wearing a mask today!

Environmental Economics

2020 173

Bicycle servicing

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I don't want to put anyone out of business but I cannot understand this thing about bicycle servicing. Some people seem to believe that their bicycle needs an annual service – from a specialist – just like their car does and often it is also being touted in such a way.

2020 215

Price Gouging during the Pandemic

Environmental Economics

The global coronavirus pandemic is an emergency.    Whenever there is an emergency (think hurricanes, earthquakes), there are accusations of price gouging. 

2020 164

A Lifelong Love of Field Guides

Nature Conservancy - Science

A celebration of field guides, the little books that changed the way we interact with nature. From the Field Birds Mammal Watching Our Nature Reads Outdoor Rec Traveling Naturalist Wildlife

2020 114

Vitamin D-deficient Patients Twice As Likely To Develop Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

Green Prophet

A new study released by Northwestern University concludes that vitamin D may be an essential weapon to protect yourself from the coronavirus. According to researchers, lower vitamin D levels significantly increase the likelihood that an infected person will develop severe symptoms and complications.

2020 114

Wisdom

The Green Samaritan

Sometime, it seems, there so much noise on the news and social media that you just need to take a quiet moment wherever you can to listen for what rings true for you. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2020 130

How Proteins Can Be Used to Create Biodegradable Materials

Green Living Guy

According to the Earth Day Foundation, nearly 8 million metric tons of plastic find their way into the Earth’s oceans each year, sinking to depths of as many as 11 km deep. By 2050, Earth Day estimates that there will be more plastic in the ocean, by weight, than there.

2020 82

RFF | Request for Proposals: Retrospective Studies of Regulatory Performance

Environmental Economics

I'm posting this RFP at the request of Dick Morgenstern and Art Fraas. This is a great project. coincidentally, I recently purchased Economic Analysis a the EPA , ed. by Morgenstern and have read the intro, conclusions, and all the parts about estimating benefits.

2020 158

Storing value in a mutual credit world: Chris Cook

Low Impact

This is the third in a series of interviews that will accompany a book I’m writing , that will be published by Chelsea Green – an employee-owned company, and part of the new economy that book is describing, built around a mutual credit core. Today I’m talking with Chris Cook.

2020 108

Electric cars wont save us and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) There are, despite what governments and especially industry try to tell us, far too many points against it, and I know that I have said many of those things before.

2020 212

Water now a traded commodity

Green (Living) Review

WATER HAS BECOME A COMMODITY LIKE OIL OR GOLD: Now water is traded on the stock exchange Since the beginning of the week, water has been traded on the Chicago Stock Exchange for the first time.

2020 207

Green Products

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Whether products are touted as green, environmentally friendly, eco, or whatever or not consumerism is still consumerism and bad for the Planet. Also many of those products are not at all as “green” as they are claimed to be.

Growing your own food wherever possible

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) What the COVID-19 pandemic should have shown us that we cannot rely on the capitalist market system to guarantee us a steady supply of the groceries that we need and thus it is important that we, once again, groin for victory, so to speak.

2020 212

Normalize Repair. All forms of repair

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) "Please, can we normalize clothing repair?!" visible mending piece on a pair khaki jeans.

2020 206

The Best Nature Documentaries On TV Now

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bring the outdoors inside with these great nature documentaries. Wildlife Endangered Species Our Nature Reads

2020 114

Cannabis tested in Israeli hospital to fight corona

Green Prophet

Raphael Mechoulam, discoverer of THC, CBD in medicinal cannabis. Cannabis can cure pain, but it also shows powerful effects against viruses. . Israel is a medical cannabis powerhouse.

2020 114