Impressively, he manages to do this without reference to US college sports ;-)
His concluding paragraph, correctly in my opinion, hits the nail on the head.
Basically, the trouble is that most environmental economists are economists first and interested in the environment second (at least professionally). Environmental is the adjective that modifies economics. As such, we get grief from both sides of most environmental issues. Or maybe I’m just paranoid.
Environmental Economics? [Energy Collective]