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Environmental Economics : A Critical Overview - Alan Gilpin

Environmental Economics

A Critical Overview


Published: 10th March 2000
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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.<br> 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.<br> It covers a range of controversial issues and developments and yet is a straight forward introduction to the field,

..".The book is both literate and easy to read..." (EcologicalEconomics, Vol.40, 2002)

..".highly informed and informative..." (Eastern EconomicJournal)

..".a well written introductory text..." (The Environmentalist, Vol.22, 2002)

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.



ISBN: 9780471985594
ISBN-10: 0471985597
Series: Modules in Environmental Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 10th March 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.89 x 15.24  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1