Tagged: NZARES

What’s nature worth? - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Sep 04, 2012

At last week’s NZARES conference, Brent Clothier, Estelle Dominati, and Alec Mackay presented work on ecosystem services. Clothier has been doing work in this area for a while and is an effective science communicator on the issue. For example, he and I were both at the Royal Society Ecosystem Services workshop last year and did [...] … Read More

Green Growth: thoughts from experts - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Sep 04, 2012

The NZARES conference is on at the moment. I was there yesterday, enjoying sunny Nelson and the good company of ag and resource economists. The theme this year is ‘Green Growth: Logical Possibility or Oxymoron?’ Most of the papers focused on some aspect of the interaction between agriculture and the environment: measuring impacts, framing or [...] … Read More