The 2014 Sören Wibe Prize has been awarded to Leslie A. Richardson, Patricia A. Champ, John B. Loomis, for their article "The hidden cost of wildfires: Economic valuation of health effects of wildfire smoke exposure in Southern California", Journal of Forest Economics 18:1 (2012):14-35.
CERE's Bengt Kriström points out one of the dangers of compensating forest owners affected by the great forest fire that raged in Västmanland this summer: - What's the incentive then to having insurance? (from Dagens industry August 8th 2014).
For the fifth consecutive year, CERE's Runar Brännlund participated at the political week in Almedalen. This time the topic was "Limitless electricity - good for the base industry?" and was organized by EFA (Energy Companies' Employers Association) together with SKGS - base industry energy cooperation, within the scope of the industry is stepping up to batter (editor’s translation).
Runar report from the seminar say that it was highly relevant and interesting and politicians from both blocs participated and extensively discussed the few disagreements they had with each other regarding energy policy.