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Putting a price on natural ‘goods and services’

Dacia Herbulock posted in on July 6th, 2011.

ONLINE MEDIA BRIEFING: Wed 6 July 10.30 AM Soil, water, energy, air, wildlife and minerals — they underpin our economy, but go largely unrecognised when it comes to tallying up the balance sheet. Recent steps by policy-makers in the UK and locally are making concrete efforts to move away from a purely economic valuation of […]

Newsletter Digest: COP16, the Year of Biodiversity and Engineering for Seismic Hazards

Peter Griffin posted in on December 3rd, 2010.

Kyoto focus in Cancun climate talks Predictably fraught negotiations appear to have dominated the COP16 climate summit in Cancun, Mexico, as representatives from 190-odd countries try to come to agreement on how to lower greenhouse gas emissions. The overall goal of the conference is to progress the hastily-drafted Copenhagen Accord that was put together at […]

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