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Resource Management

War, Peace, and Climate: How Carbon Trading Can Help Avert Resource Wars

Steve Zwick | Posted 07.08.2016 | Green
Steve Zwick

This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace. Liberian environmentalist Silas Siakor knows all too well what can happen to a fragile nation whe...

The Conflict Between Demands for Two Resources

Antonia Sohns | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Antonia Sohns

There are many existing approaches that can help countries and companies prepare for a future of increased competition and ensure that projects are resilient in the face of uncertainty. The question is one of action.

Sustainability Out of Necessity: One Country's Water Solutions

Anca Novacovici | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Anca Novacovici

With water scarcity becoming an increasingly recurring theme in the United States, we would do well to learn to do the same. Here are a few innovative water management sustainability projects that are worth learning from:

Gains in Plain Sight: The Common Sense of Cooperative Resource Management

Marian Chertow | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Marian Chertow

Waste is no longer an unavoidable liability, but a potential asset: power plants might sell their coal ash to the cement industry; pharmaceutical manufacturers might offer their slurry outflow as fertilizer to farms.

Negawatts and Negabeds

Donald Berwick, Elliott Fisher, and Amory Lovins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Berwick, Elliott Fisher, and Amory Lovins

If we want to achieve our ends with fewer resources, then why do we create market structures that link profits directly to volume?