Cost and Benefit: Is the Air Ever Too Clean?

Implying that we cannot put a price on environmental responsibility, Maine’s Senator Edmund Muskie (1914-1996) once said, “Can we afford clean water? Can we afford rivers and lakes…which continue to make life possible…?…These questions answer themselves.” A recent article in the…

The Price System: Can You “Pay What You Want?”

In selected cities, Panera Bread is letting you decide what to pay for a bowl of turkey chili. Knowing that that the firm will cover its costs and the rest will go to charity, many people are paying more than…

Green Blog: Do You Make Green By Being Green?

By Amy Tourgee, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and Environmental Studies undergraduate at Princeton University On Sunday afternoon, I accidentally but fortuitously read a certain New York Times article.  Since I now live at a research center in the…