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Discounting Non-monetary Benefits

Christian Gollier

in Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses issues regarding the use of cost-benefit analyses in shaping environmental policies. It defines an ecological discount rate compatible with social welfare when the ... More


The digital citizen: working upstream of digital and broadcast archive developments

Kim Hammond, George Revill, and Joe Smith

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores the potential and significance of digital broadcast archives (DBAs) and associated tools for supporting civic engagement with complex topics. It draws on a three-year Arts and ... More


German Environmentalism in Mid Passage

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Germany's commitment to environmental causes looks stable for the foreseeable future, and yet a feeling of discontent has spread since the 1990s. German environmentalism is in crisis, with the ... More


A Fabulous Kingdom: The Exploration of the Arctic

Charles Officer and Jake Page

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837809
eISBN:
9780190267872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837809.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Inconstant and forbidding, the arctic has lured misguided voyagers into the cold for centuries—pushing them beyond the limits of their knowledge, technology, and endurance. The book charts these ... More


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