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  1. Productivity in Natural Resource Industries

    Improvement through Innovation

    By R. David Simpson

    Several senior natural resource analysts study the role played by innovation, particularly technological innovation, in the pursuit of heightened productivity. Increasing the output of a given input improves a firm?s bottom line, makes it more competitive internationally, and reduces the potential...

    Published June 1st 1999 by RFF Press

  2. Natural Capital and Human Economic Survival, Second Edition

    By Thomas Prugh, Herman Daly, Robert Goodland, John H Cumberland, Richard B Norgaard

    Series: Ecological Economics

    Most people love nature and consider themselves environmentalists, but nature isn't just pretty and lovable, it is indispensable to our survival and economic activity. That is the most compelling reason for environmental protection.The conventional economic wisdom views land (natural capital) as a...

    Published May 19th 1999 by CRC Press

  3. Discounting and Intergenerational Equity

    By Paul R. Portney, John P. Weyant

    The full effects of decisions made today about many environmental policies -including climate change and nuclear waste- will not be felt for many years. For issues with long-term ramifications, analysts often employ discount rates to compare present and future costs and benefits. This is reasonable...

    Published May 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  4. International Investment and Climate Change

    Energy Technologies for Developing Countries

    By Timothy Forsyth

    This study, based on fieldwork and case studies of southeast Asian countries shows how privatization, investment and new energy technologies can be integrated to combat climate change and provide the maximum return for investors. The author explains what incentives and regulatory structures are...

    Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge

  5. The Natural Wealth of Nations

    Harnessing the Market and the Environment

    By David Roodman

    Every year, the world's governments spend over US $700 billion subsidizing activities that harm the environment. The Natural Wealth of Nations shows how cutting these wasteful subsidies can actually boost the economy, save tax and help the environment. By raising taxes on harmful activities like...

    Published December 31st 1998 by Routledge

  6. Richer Futures

    Fashioning a new politics

    Edited by Ken Worpole

    In every area of life, traditional, centralized party politics has been failing and the seeds of a new form of political life are being sown. This is true in housing, health, education, consumption and transport, where public policy is attracting increasing criticism. In an age of social alienation...

    Published December 31st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Factor Four

    Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use - A Report to the Club of Rome

    By Ernst U.von Weizsacker

    Since the industrial revolution, progress has meant an increase in labour productivity. Factor Four describes a new form of progress, resource productivity, a form which meets the overriding imperative for the future (sustainability). It shows how at least four times as much wealth can be extracted...

    Published November 30th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Sustainability Perspectives for Resources and Business

    By Orie L. Loucks, O. Homer Erekson, John F. Bol, Raymond F. Gorman, Pamela C Johnson, Timothy C. Krehbiel

    Miami University in Oxford, Ohio offers a course entitled "Sustainability Perspectives," based on this text. The course was awarded "The Instructional Innovation Award" at the 1996 annual meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, an association of Decision Science professionals headquartered at...

    Published November 16th 1998 by CRC Press

  9. Instruments of Change

    Motivating and Financing Sustainable Development

    By Theodore Panayotou

    Instruments of Change examines the use of incentive systems and improved institutional arrangements to protect the environment and conserve natural resources, as a means towards sustainable development....

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Economics and Policy Issues in Climate Change

    By William D. Nordhaus

    Although the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol focused world attention on the global climate, it was just one step in the ongoing process of addressing climate change in all its facets. Research by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been ongoing since 1988. An extensive...

    Published September 10th 1998 by RFF Press