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Environmental & natural resource economics / Tom Tietenberg, Emeritus, Colby College, Lynne Lewis, Bates College.

By: Tietenberg, Thomas H.
Contributor(s): Lewis, Lynne.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Pearson, 2016Edition: 10th ed.Description: xxvi, 606 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780133479690; 0133479692.Other title: Environmental and natural resource economics.Subject(s): Environmental economics | Environmental policy | Natural resources -- Government policy | Raw materials -- Government policyDDC classification: 333.7 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Preface -- Visions of the future -- The economic approach : property rights, externalities, and environmental problems -- Evaluating trade-offs : benefit-cost analysis and other decision-making metrics -- Valuing the environment : methods -- Dynamic efficiency and sustainable development -- Depletable resource allocation : the role of longer time horizons, substitutes, and extraction cost -- Energy : the transition from depletable to renewable resources -- Recyclable resources : minerals, paper, bottles, and e-waste -- Water : a confluence of renewable and depletable resources -- A locationally fixed, multipurpose resource : land -- Storable, renewable resources : forests -- Common-pool resources : commercially valuable fisheries -- Ecosystem goods and services : nature's threatened bounty -- Economics of pollution control : an overview -- Stationary-source local and regional air pollution -- Climate change -- Mobile-source air pollution -- Water pollution -- Toxic substances and environmental justice -- The quest for sustainable development -- Visions of the future revisited -- Answers to self-test exercises -- Glossary -- Name index -- Subject index.
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Table of contents Preface -- Visions of the future -- The economic approach : property rights, externalities, and environmental problems -- Evaluating trade-offs : benefit-cost analysis and other decision-making metrics -- Valuing the environment : methods -- Dynamic efficiency and sustainable development -- Depletable resource allocation : the role of longer time horizons, substitutes, and extraction cost -- Energy : the transition from depletable to renewable resources -- Recyclable resources : minerals, paper, bottles, and e-waste -- Water : a confluence of renewable and depletable resources -- A locationally fixed, multipurpose resource : land -- Storable, renewable resources : forests -- Common-pool resources : commercially valuable fisheries -- Ecosystem goods and services : nature's threatened bounty -- Economics of pollution control : an overview -- Stationary-source local and regional air pollution -- Climate change -- Mobile-source air pollution -- Water pollution -- Toxic substances and environmental justice -- The quest for sustainable development -- Visions of the future revisited -- Answers to self-test exercises -- Glossary -- Name index -- Subject index.

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