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  1. The Environmental Consequences of Growth

    Steady-State Economics as an Alternative to Ecological Decline

    By Douglas Booth

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    This book presents a new perspective on the link between economic growth and environmental change. All the key issues in environmental economics are covered, including: * industry, creation and environmental change * air, water and toxic pollution * economic growth and the limits of environmental...

    Published January 1st 1998 by Routledge

  2. Economics of Carbon Sequestration in Forestry

    By Terry J. Logan

    Since the 1992 Earth Summit, there have been increased efforts on an international scale to address global climate change. Reducing the increased levels of CO2 and other "greenhouse gases," which are believed to be contributing to this climatic change, will require major effort on the part of the...

    Published December 29th 1997 by CRC Press

  3. Privatization of Information and Agricultural Industrialization

    By Steven A. Wolf

    The respective roles of public and private sector institutions engaged in development and dissemination of agricultural information are currently undergoing dramatic change. Enhanced incentives, new technologies, and changes in industrial organization are spurring private investment. Simultaneously...

    Published September 18th 1997 by CRC Press

  4. Clean and Competitive

    Motivating Environmental Performance in Industry

    By Rupert Howes, Jim Skea, Bob Whelan

    Reconciling wealth creation and environmental care is one of the key challenges in the pursuit of sustainable development. Companies considering greener modes of operation are mindful of their formal responsibilities to advance shareholders' interests. The age of globalization and intensified...

    Published September 1st 1997 by Routledge

  5. Building Corporate Accountability

    Emerging Practice in Social and Ethical Accounting and Auditing

    By Simon Zadek, Richard Evans, Peter Pruzan

    The practice of social and ethical accounting is emerging as a key tool for companies in the 1990s in response to calls for greater transparency and accountability to different stakeholders, and as a means for managing companies in increasingly complex situations where social and environmental...

    Published September 1st 1997 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 1st 1997 by Routledge

  7. 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 August 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 1997 by Routledge

  9. 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 January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  10. 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 August 1st 1996 by Routledge