Pierre Desrochers

Pierre Desrochers

Pierre Desrochers is an associate professor of geography at the University of Toronto and a 2009 PERC Julian Simon Fellow.

Articles by Pierre Desrochers

Food mile myths: Buy global

By Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu Activists tout low “food miles” to discourage consumers from buying foods produced in and transported from distant locations. This…

Critique of the ‘Food Miles’ Perspective

By Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu Executive Summary These days, one cannot wander into a supermarket produce section without seeing signs urging customers to “buy…

Eco-Industrial Parks:

Eco-Industrial Parks: The Case for Private Planning RS-00-1:  2000 by Pierre Desrochers Executive Summary About the Author About PERC Research Studies Industrial ecologists are championing eco-industrial…