Economics of Ocean Acidification – Impacts on Fisheries and Aquaculture

south coast rock ledges

The poster linked below provides an easy to read summary of the main implications for commercial fisheries from Carbon Dioxide driven ocean acidification. It includes conclusions & recommendations from a 2012 international workshop in Monaco titled Economics of Ocean Acidification – Impacts on Fisheries and Aquaculture. By Andy Bodsworth  

Paul Krugman says we’re Gambling with Civilization

Yale Economist Professor William Nordhaus

In this eminently readable 9 page Essay, Paul Krugman, American economist & Professor of Economics and International Affairs at  Princeton University, reviews a new book The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World by another famous US Economist William B. Nordhaus, Professor of Economics at Yale University. Krugman’s overview is clear and compelling.  He provides an insightful, objective and […]

Cobalt Currents – Social Licence & Wild Catch Fishing: How do I Strengthen It?

Image courtesy J. Susman

This is the 3rd and final post in Cobalt’s Social Licence blog series exploring the fundamental importance of Social Licence to Operate (SL2O) to the professional wild harvest fishing industry.  This post looks at ways to build and strengthen Social Licence. To recap – Strong Social Licence will support continued operation of fishing businesses, reduce regulatory burdens, […]