2012 conference
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Earth Day ....34th anniversary
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"The Growing Benefits of a Warmer World"
“Shale gas : three cheers for fracking”
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"New management is needed for the planet's most important common resource"
Green Philosophy: How to Think Seriously About the Planet
Water between regulation and market
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A tale of two rushes
Max Falque on freemarket environmentalism
Ecology, immigration and the “Tragedy of the Commons”

“Markets and property rights: how to conciliate environmental management, economic growth and new governance”

was the topic discussed at the April 17th Forum in Paris set up by ICREI, Landowners Organisation and Société des Agriculteurs de France. More than 20 top contributors opened new paths to find alternatives and/or complements to “command and control” You’ll find information and papers on the page of the event.



Earth Day ....34th anniversary

Since nobody seems to care...I take the opportunity to tell an anecdote. April 22nd 1971 I was attending Ian McHarg's studio at the University of Pennsylvania. Unexpectedly soft drinks, coffee and cookies were offered.
I asked a fellow student why such a bounty ; he explained me that we were celebrating the first anniversary of the famous meeting which took place at the near by Fairmount Park . This guy had a "Stop at Two" badge and I apologized that a third baby has just enlarged our family .I asked him what to do. Should we get rid of her ? She is now a competent land...




The articles of each conference were gathered to produce a book. We now have a nice collection of important contribution on the topic. The marine resources conference book is available in English.