Nancy E. Bertaux, Professor of Economics & Sustainability

"Efficiency is worthwhile only if our ends are in fact good." — Herman Daly

Some good news…and some bad

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A couple of news stories of interest, one on how we have turned around a major environmental problem (ozone hole) and another on one of the many troubling aspects of a problem we have not turned around (climate change):

Good news:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/09/11/347642658/ozone-levels-bounce-back-showing-first-increase-in-35-years

Bad news:

http://www.npr.org/2014/09/09/345833757/more-than-half-of-u-s-bird-species-threatened-by-climate-change

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Professor of Economics and Sustainability

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