Monthly Archives: November 2012

20th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

The 20th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) will be held in Toulouse, France, on June 26-29, 2013. Confirmed plenary speakers at present include: Agnar Sandmo NHH Norwegian School of Economics Rachel T. A. Croson (David Pearce Lecture) University of Texas at

November 28th, 2012|Other event, Science|

Natural Capital Committee announce Work Streams

On Monday 26th November in a meeting at the Royal Society, the Natural Capital Committee announced their work streams, including the production of an annual State of Natural Capital Report, the first of which would be published in February 2013. This report will provide information

November 28th, 2012|Business, External reports, Policy, Science|

Greg Barker Live Webchat on the Green Deal

Former Department of Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker will be taking questions on the Green Deal in a LIVE webchat on Monday 19 November 2012 at 1100. The webchat will be open for questions at 1000 on Monday for those who cannot make the

November 16th, 2012|Other event, Policy|

TEEB for Business Coalition has Launched a Global Coalition for Natural Capital in Singapore

International leaders from business, government and NGOs gathered in Singapore to celebrate the official launch of the new TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) for Business Coalition Headquarters, whose aim is to achieve a shift in corporate behaviour to preserve and enhance, rather than

November 15th, 2012|Business, Collaboration|

Event: The UK Network of Environmental Economists seminar on ‘Applying the concept of Natural Capital’

Thursday, 29th November 2012 6.00pm, in London Cost: Free for UKNEE members, £5 all others This seminar will explore the various definitions of Natural Capital and assess their applicability in the UK. A range speakers and participants will contribute to the discussion from a variety

November 13th, 2012|Other event, Science|

The Ecosystems Market Task Force releases Interim Report

The Task Force is a practical, business led, independent review of the business opportunities arising from valuing nature correctly. The Government has asked the Task Force to review the opportunities for UK business from expanding green goods, services, products, investment vehicles and markets which value and protect our natural environment.

November 13th, 2012|Business, External reports|

FAO Releases Report on Potential Effects of Climate Change on Pollination

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a report titled "Potential Effects of Climate Change on Crop Pollination," which stresses the central role of pollination in food systems and in conserving genetic diversity, and examines how climate change may impact the provision

November 13th, 2012|External reports, Science|