January 14, 2009

Ecosystem disservices of pollen and pollinators

Garry Peterson of Resilience Science comments on the negative effects of pollen on allergy sufferers and of insect pollinators on the quality of tangerines (consumers prefer unpollinated, seedless tangerines). What is the best "solution?" Torts? Coasian bargaining? Regulation? A biodiversity tax? Biodiversity cap-and-trade?

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