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Environmental Economics. A Critical Overview. Edition No. 1. Modules in Environmental Science

  • ID: 5225921
  • Book
  • February 2000
  • 352 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A comprehensive, jargon-free introductory text on the issues, ideas, theories and problems of environmental economics, ideal for both students of economics and those without economic training.
Environmental Eeconomics is a fundamental area of environmental studies covering the exploitation, evaluation and conservation of natural resources, and the impact of this on local, regional, national and international economics. This book stresses the links between economic concepts and real world issues and deals with population, natural resources, valuation, environmental regulation, economic instruments, cost-benefit analysis, waste, water resources, air pollution, global warming, biodiversity and world trade.
It covers a range of controversial issues and developments and yet is a straight forward introduction to the field,
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Economics and the Environment.



Sustainable Development.

Direct Regulation.

Economic Instruments.

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Valuation.

Air, Land and Water Issues.

Global Warming.

Population and the Quality of Life.


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Alan Gilpin
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