Blog: Ecological Economics and the roots of natural capital
The concept of natural capital is crucial to Ecological Economics, and some would suggest that natural capital owes much of its intellectual origins to this relatively new field of study. Clifford Guest explains what Ecological Economics is and outlines the differences between it and neoclassical economics.
Blog: Making nature count - indicators for ecosystem services and natural capital
Despite advances in the natural capital and ecosystem services concepts over the last 30 years, we’re still a long way from turning them into a practical policy tool. Dr Tomás Murray explores how other countries have approached this issue and what Ireland can learn from them. (Read more)
Blog: The what, why and how of natural capital finance
Finance for natural capital action needs to be scaled up and sped up if we are to see net gain of biodiversity. Tax incentives are a good way to do it, writes Paul Harris, Deputy Chair, Irish Forum on Natural Capital. (Read more)
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