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  1. Sharing the World

    Sustainable Living and Global Equity in the 21st Century

    By Michael Carley, Phillipe Spapens

    This work proposes a framework based on the concept of a fair distribution of environmental space to include the diverse needs of North and South. Drawing on research in 38 countries, it aims to give an equitable basis for global development in order to achieve sustainable consumption by the year...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Routledge

  2. Turning Point

    End of the Growth Paradigm

    By Robert Ayres

    This text discusses the current basis of economic growth, concluding that it is is failing to deliver, and is actually harming our prospects for future security. Further arguments propose a possible long-term strategy for economic revival - eco-restructuring. This strategy involves a shifting away...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Routledge

  3. Economic Analyses at EPA

    Assessing Regulatory Impact

    By Richard D. Morgenstern

    For years, the Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting programmatic 'economic analyses,' also known as Regulatory Impact Analyses (RIAs), to assess the economic effects of its regulatory efforts. This important volume explains the purpose of these analyses, along with their design,...

    Published June 24th 1997 by RFF Press

  4. Ecotaxation

    By Timothy O'Riordan

    Ecotaxation covers two distinct ideas. To date, it has largely been associated with the 'polluter pays' principle, in the form of correctional charges imposed on activities which have a demonstrably damaging effect on the quality of life or the environment. The other involves a more ambitious...

    Published December 31st 1996 by Routledge

  5. A Shock to the System

    Restructuring America's Electricity Industry

    By Timothy J. Brennan, Karen L. Palmer, Raymond J. Kopp, Alan J. Krupnick, Vito Stagliano, Dallas Burtraw

    A Shock to the System is a guide to the decisions that will be faced by electricity providers, customers, and policymakers. Produced by a team of analysts at Resources for the Future, this concise and balanced work provides background necessary to understand the increasing role of competition in...

    Published July 31st 1996 by RFF Press

  6. Blueprint 5

    True Costs of Road Transport

    By Olof Johansson, David Pearce, David Maddison

    Series: Blueprint Series

    Evidence has come to light regarding the impact of benzene emissions from road transport, the incidence of asthmatic attacks and the possible toll of particulate matter from diesel engines on human health. This book examines the issues and argues that, without a fundamental change in policy, it is...

    Published December 31st 1995 by Routledge

  7. Development, Environment, and Global DysfunctionToward Sustainable Recovery

    By Yosef Gotlieb

    This book challenges conventional concepts of development and Modernization and surveys their contribution to "global dysfunction"-entrenched poverty, environmental degradation and socio-political unrest. Gotlieb argues for a social ecology based on quality of life and community, environmental...

    Published November 30th 1995 by CRC Press

  8. Models for Energy Policy

    Edited by Jean-Baptiste Lesourd, Jacques Percebois, Francois Valette

    Series: Routledge New International Studies in Economic Modelling

    Energy policy is a key area in each of the world's economies. The oil shocks of the 1970's emphasised how important energy had become. In recent years a growing awareness of environmental issues has had a major impact on perceptions of energy use as growing numbers of people express concern at...

    Published November 8th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Blueprint 4

    Capturing Global Environmental Value

    By D.W. Pearce

    Series: Blueprint Series

    Blueprint 4 continues the theme of Blueprint 2 in looking at the opportunities for using market forces for environmental ends. It assesses a range of possible imaginative 'global bargains', which give all parties a self-interested incentive to improve the global environment. The book begins by...

    Published May 31st 1995 by Routledge

  10. Economic Theory for Environmentalists

    By John Gowdy, Sabine U O'Hara

    Economic Theory for Environmentalists is a much-needed and heralded new book that examines the implications of neoclassical economic theory and how it relates to the environment and environmental activity. It addresses the ongoing conflict between market forces and environmental integrity and...

    Published May 29th 1995 by CRC Press