Ecometrica Chairman Dr. Richard Tipper discusses the business risks and opportunities from climate change. Contents include: 1. Simplistic Carbon Abatement Assumptions Have Seduced Policy Makers 2. The Rate of GHG Accumulation is Unlikely to Slow Before 2035 3. Get Ready for Change: Humans are Adaptable 4. What is the Role of the Ethical Investor & […]
The following report, commissioned by UK’s Department for International Development reviews experience and methods for estimating the impacts of donor funded forestry programmes to reduce deforestation and degradation. It recommends the adoption of risk based methods and spatial data products for practical, consistent, repeatable and insightful reporting. The report by Ecometrica, The University of Edinburgh […]
It’s that time of year again. As we turned back our clocks on November 4th, the prospect of long, dark, and dreary winter evenings caused many of us to ask once again – why is it exactly that we use Daylight Saving Time (DST)? It seems that ever since this practice began, debate has raged […]
Green electricity purchasing instruments or tariffs generally involve the sale of environmental attributes associated with electricity generation, such as the attribute of coming from a renewable source. Consumers may buy such instruments because they want to increase the amount of renewable electricity generated, or, if they are measuring and reporting their greenhouse gas emissions, they […]
Guidance on how Normative Biodiversity Metric assessments can be carried out on Ecometrica’s Our Ecosystem software.