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Seminar: Assisted natural regeneration is good for the climate, biodiversity, and could make you $$$

Here are the details of a talk I’m giving tomorrow:

The ACT branch of AARES has invited Megan Evans to speak about her new paper “Carbon farming via assisted natural regeneration as a cost-effective mechanism for restoring biodiversity in agricultural landscapes”. 240 more words


Standard of Living

The standard of a person’s living is a measure of their material/economic welfare- ie what their income allows them to afford in goods and services as well as taking into account the quality of their life e.g. 542 more words


Revision Post three: Evaluating Growth

There may be reasons why  it is not in a firms’ bests interests to grow and situations where they are better to remain small:

a. They may face increasing diseconomies of scale if the firm becomes large as workers become less motivated and communication becomes more difficult… 251 more words

Revision Post Two: How do Firms Grow?

Growth can include growth of profits, Increase in business valuation, growth in number of physical stores, growth of work force or most commonly growth of market share! 522 more words


Revision Post One: Why do Firms Grow?

Firms may choose to grow for a number of reasons and below are 10 possible reasons why:

1. The obvious- profit maximisation objective

Increasing the size of a firm will hopefully lead to immediate higher sales and consequently greater profit. 460 more words


Religious mysticism and economics

Javanese Mystical Beliefs The New York Times

All my adult life I have been trying to come to terms with what I learnt in my undergraduate philosophy classes. 1,551 more words


Free Market Capitalism and Wealth Inequality

Many countries around the world avoided free market capitalism due to many reasons one of which is that it leads to wealth inequality. Is it really that case? 522 more words