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Tag Archives: externality
Groundwater Extraction and Sea-Level Rise
The global consequences of groundwater extraction have received less attention than many other environmental issues. Here are the main points, in Question and Answer form. Does groundwater extraction contribute to sea-level rise? Yes, at a global level. A basic principle … Continue reading
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The Economics of Urban Rainwater
Lack of natural drainage in urban environments can lead to flooding and pollution. Economics can help find appropriate solutions. There is a furore in Maryland, USA, where many residents will soon have to pay a “stormwater management fee” based on … Continue reading