An expanded array of color photographs, diagrams, and other visual aids provide new perspectives on global environmental and resource issues.
The book covers topics including:
• Efficiency and Cost-Benefit Analysis
• Natural Resource Management
• Environmental Ethics
• Population Growth and Poverty
This fascinating textbook is invaluable to students understating courses in environmental economics, ecological economics, and environmental and resource economics. The book includes an online Instructor’s Guide with answers to all the practice problems as well as downloadable slides of figures and tables from the book.
The tools of environmental economics guide policymakers as they weigh development against nature, present against future, and certain benefits against uncertain consequences. From reluctant-but-necessary calculations of the value of life, to moral quandaries over profits at the environment’s...
Published March 9th 2010 by Routledge