Posts Tagged "“Ecosystem services” “Carbon markets”"

Measuring additionality: a step-by-step guide

I'm not done with the background material on additionality, but I do want to start to discuss how additionality is measured in actual practice, as a prelude to focusing more specifically on the Tontitown project review. One way you don't measure additionality is by calling up a bunch of people and asking them whether they think a project is additional.… read more →

Putting a price tag on nature

The L.A. Times published an interesting if somewhat odd piece in last week's magazine about efforts to coax the business community into loving the environment by assigning a dollar value to our natural resources, or "ecosystem services." So, for example, we learn that dung beetles provide $380 million of waste management services to the U.S. cattle industry. One mile of… read more →