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  1. 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

  2. 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 RFF Press

  3. 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 January 1st 1996 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 1st 1995 by CRC Press

  5. 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 9th 1995 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 1st 1995 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 1995 by CRC Press

  8. The Economic Implications of Climate Change in Britain

    By Martin Parry

    Edited by Rachel Duncan

    Climate change could have a substantial economic impact, particularly on coastal states where seas level rises will be felt most strongly. Among these, the British Isles are likely to be significantly affected, and they provide an excellent case study of the consequences for specific sectors of the...

    Published May 1st 1995 by Routledge

  9. Green Inc.

    Guide to Business and the Environment

    By Frances Cairncross

    Frances Cairncross, senior editor of The Economist and author of the best selling Costing the Earth, shows that economic growth does not have to be at the expense of environmental protection. For the poor, growth is essential, to eliminate the threats to health and environmental security that...

    Published April 1st 1995 by Routledge

  10. Valuing Climate Change

    The Economics of the Greenhouse

    By Samuel Fankhauser

    Within only a few years, global warming has emerged from scientific speculation into an environmental threat of worldwide concern. Yet the scientific community remains uncertain as to the long-term trends and effects of climate change, and this uncertainty has been seized on as justification for...

    Published March 1st 1995 by Routledge