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The Place of Economic Values in Environmental Valuation

R. Kerry Turner

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Various aspects of the environmental values debate are first examined within the wider context of the sustainable economic development strategy and goal. Next, an expanded values classification is ... More


Introduction and Overview

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

in The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an overview of the five chapters (Chapter 2-6) in Part I of the book. It discusses the economic models that study the link between economic growth and the environment. It ... More


The Use of Economic Rationale as a Justification for Environmental Protection

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter evaluates the validity of economic rationale as a justification for environmental protection. It examines the limitations and problems with this justification. These include economic ... More


Economic Theory and Ecological Limits

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter shows how the ecological limits to economic scale affecting the human well-being have been accommodated and analysed in the micro and the macroeconomic theory by treating the consequent ... More


Conclusion

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study of different justifications for environmental protection. It highlights the limitations and problems of the commonly used justifications including ... More


Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book has a comprehensive coverage of issues relating to the role of ecological constraints in limiting the availability of natural resources and eco-services for economic development and ... More


Popular Explanations of the Environmental Crisis

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter explores two of the most popular explanations of environmental degradation currently found in environmental and public-policy circles: environmental economics and consumer-oriented ... More


A Balancing Act: Regulatory Review

Charles Halvorson

in Valuing Clean Air: The EPA and the Economics of Environmental Protection

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197538845
eISBN:
9780197538876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538845.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Eager to regain control over the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Nixon administration claimed a new White House prerogative to review administrative rulemakings before they became law, ... More


The Environment and Tax Policy

Raymond G. Batina and Toshihiro Ihori

in Consumption Tax Policy and the Taxation of Capital Income

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297901
eISBN:
9780191685361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297901.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter studies the relationship between taxation and two major issues in environmental economics: renewable resources and harmful stock externalities. In the overlapping generations (OG) model, ... More


Environmental impact investing: Co-managing the ecological and economic household

Jacob Harold, Joshua Spitzer, Jed Emerson, and Marieke Spence

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explores the area of environmental finance. Specifically, it sets out the intersection of households, the economics of environmental management, and the environmental consequences of ... More


Strategic Bargaining and Cooperation in Greenhouse Gas Mitigations: An Integrated Assessment Modeling Approach

Zili Yang

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240543
eISBN:
9780262286510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240543.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The impact of climate change is widespread, affecting rich and poor countries and economies both large and small. Similarly, the study of climate change spans many disciplines, in both natural and ... More


The Costs of Pollution

Charles Halvorson

in Valuing Clean Air: The EPA and the Economics of Environmental Protection

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197538845
eISBN:
9780197538876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538845.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Animated by the contrast of rising prosperity and declining environmental quality in the 1960s, the modern environmental movement pushed local and state authorities and then the federal government to ... More


Valuing Clean Air: The EPA and the Economics of Environmental Protection

Charles Halvorson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197538845
eISBN:
9780197538876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538845.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The passage of the Clean Air Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1970 marked a sweeping transformation in American politics. In a few short years, the environmental ... More


Introduction

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book examines how organizational and institutional inequality as well as elite-controlled organizations and mechanisms cause social and environmental harm. It presents a series of case studies ... More


Economics of Climate Change

Bradly J. Condon and Tapen Sinha

in The Role of Climate Change in Global Economic Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654550
eISBN:
9780191747953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654550.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter applies the concepts of environmental economics to the problem of climate change. It highlights the fact that using unilateral measures to address climate change represent only a partial ... More


Entropy Law, Social Sustainability, and Development Policy

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 introduces the concept and intuitive explanation of entropy law and shows how it plays a unifying role in the sustainability of the processes of development—economic, social, and ... More


Introduction

Zili Yang

in Strategic Bargaining and Cooperation in Greenhouse Gas Mitigations: An Integrated Assessment Modeling Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240543
eISBN:
9780262286510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240543.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the main themes covered in this book. Integrated assessment (IA) modeling of climate change is a leading research topic while game theory is a ... More


Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Breena Holland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199692071
eISBN:
9780191799488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692071.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, and especially on Martha Nussbaum’s capabilities ... More


Introduction: Save EPA

Charles Halvorson

in Valuing Clean Air: The EPA and the Economics of Environmental Protection

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197538845
eISBN:
9780197538876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538845.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From its creation in 1970, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) played a key role in struggles over the responsibility, authority, and capacity of the federal government to safeguard the public ... More


The future ocean

Christopher L. J. Frid and Bryony A. Caswell

in Marine Pollution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198726289
eISBN:
9780191843815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726289.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter considers the future ocean: how it will be used by humanity, the threats from marine pollution and other synergistic human pressures. By 2050, the global population will have doubled in ... More


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