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Ethical Economics

  1. New Networker on (Mythic)Models for Protecting Environmental Health and Future Generations


    SEHN Networker Volume 21 (2) February, 2016 (Mythic)Models for Protecting Environmental Health and Future Generations   The Archetypes, the work, and the journey “If you could ask Dante where he got the idea of life as a road, or Rilke where he found the notion that time is a destroyer, they might have said the…Read More →

  2. Walking the property line: eminent domain and the U.S. oil and gas rush


    Editor’s note, May 2015 Networker: Some of the first stories my parents read to me were Beatrix Potter’s fables. Did you know that several of Potter’s tales originated from letters or oral stories she shared with children she was close with? She was also an avid naturalist and conservationist. On her death, she left 4,000 acres…Read More →

  3. Technology: Who Chooses? a precaution primer


    By Nancy Myers and Carolyn Raffensperger In Germany more than 20 years ago, private landowners noticed that their treasured forests were dying. They appealed to the government to do something about the tragedy. Germany then began an all-out effort to cut down power plant emissions to reduce acid rain in an effort to save the…Read More →

  4. Can wetland restoration cool the planet? Restoration of saltwater marshes is a sure bet for sequestering carbon.


    Janet Pelley, Environmental Science and Technology October 22, 2008 Wetlands are champions at carbon storage, but they also release methane, a greenhouse gas 20 times more potent than CO2. Scientists are boosting research efforts to determine whether the cooling power of carbon storage outstrips the global warming potential of methane in wetlands. They are finding…Read More →