Should we be Increasing the Price of Water to Promote Less Water Use?

The price of potable water is a contentious issue. From a purely economic point of view using the supply and demand principles, water scarcity should herald higher water prices in order for the cost to reflect the water shortage. When people have to pay a premium price for a product, they tend to value it…

Word on the street from München to Michigan: Environmental Research Abroad

By Nicholas Phoon and Alexandra Auhl The UNSW IES international research internship bloggers bring you their initial research experiences from their bases in Munich, Germany and East Lansing, USA. While Nic is partnering with the Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute to bring you the latest on sustainable tourism, Alex is with Clean Water Action bringing…