Environmental Market Solutions Lab [emLab]

The Environmental Market Solutions Lab (emLab) is an interdisciplinary team of economists and scientists based at UC Santa Barbara dedicated to bringing market-based solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems. We deliver cutting-edge research and innovative policy solutions by combining economic principles, ecological insights, and big-data analytics.

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Ocean

Improving the sustainability of marine resources and coastal communities

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Land

Balancing multiple ecosystem services from the land

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Climate

Informing and advancing smart and equitable climate solutions

Market-based solutions for efficient and equitable environmental outcomes

Spotlight

 
  • fisherHow do we plan for climate effects on fisheries?
  • Yunnan Village image from aboveCan land conservation pay for itself?