Stock market game may predict eco disasters

 作者:佟篪     |      日期:2017-06-22 04:39:01
By Rachel Nowak in Melbourne STOCK markets could forecast the availability of water more accurately than the best computer models used by environmental scientists. That’s the idea behind the launch of an online market which invites “traders” to gamble on future water levels in dams in Australia. The Australian Knowledge Exchange works by giving traders A$100,000 (US$65,000) play money and 1000 stocks in each of five reservoirs in New South Wales. The stocks pay out each month according to the level of the dam. If the dam is full,