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The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money

18 April 2012 ‚Äď FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money Learn why the carbon trading gamble and ‚ÄėClean Development Mechanism‚Äô won‚Äôt save the planet from climate change

Giuseppe De Marzo: “Anatomy of a revolution” 2

In this second podcast on his book “anatomy of a revolution”, Guiseppe explains the difference between the kind of democracy we now have and a deliberative democracy, “a process of …

Giuseppe De Marzo: “Anatomy of a revolution” 1

“We face the most serious crisis in human history. Never before did these 6 different forms of crisis come together: environment, energy, economy, food, migration and financial.” Giuseppe thinks the …

Contingent valuation

Introduction and definition The contingent valuation method (CVM) is a widely used method for estimating economic values for all kinds of ecosystem services and environmental goods which are not traded in …

Policy instruments for sustainable tourism

Policy instruments for more sustainable tourism management are not different in essence from instruments in other fields of environmental public policy. They can be classified into economic (or market-based), regulatory …

Needs

Maslow‚Äôs pyramid The notion of needs was initially developed in the field of psychology by Abraham Maslow to explain individual motivation process (Maslow, 1943). His ‚Äėhierarchy of human needs‚Äô consisted of …

Funds and stocks

While conventional economics tries to approach natural resources through monetary means, ecological economics stresses the need to make the biogeochemical characteristics of resources explicit. This allows for a distinction between …

Customary rights and legal pluralism

‚ÄėCustomary rights‚Äô refer to established, traditional patterns of norms that can be observed within a particular socio-cultural setting (Thompson, 1991). Sets of customary rights and obligations may be called customary …

Joint forest management

Originating in the early 1970s, the concept of joint forest management (JFM) is the official and popular term in India and elsewhere for partnerships in forest management involving both the …

GDP accounting and critiques

Definition and methods Macroeconomic accounting establishes the size of the economy by measuring the Gross Domestic Product. It is called ‚Äėgross‚Äô, because the depreciation and amortisation of capital (deduction of capital …

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