What's New ... Peer-reviewed journal accepts Scott's "Opinion paper" on wind power compensation

2010.12.06. Scott argues that no energy source is free of environmental impacts, but one way to address damages from the rapidly expanding use of wind energy is through resource-based compensation projects, which require both economic and ecological expertise. In his 3,000 word Opinon Piece in the Journal of Restoration Ecology (March 2011, Vol 19:2) he emphasizes that the primary objective of compensatory restoration as practiced in the US and EU is to address the decline in social welfare associated with environmental damages. His article is entitled:

"Wind power compensation is not for the birds: An opinion from an environmental economist" (article)