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Environmental economics : a very short introduction

Author: Stephen Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Very short introductions, 284.
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"In this Very Short Introduction, Stephen Smith shows how the field of environmental economics looks at how economic activity and policy can affect the environment in which we live. The book discusses environmental issues including pollution control, reducing environmental damage, global climate change policies, questions about how we should balance environmental and economic considerations, and what form government  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Smith
ISBN: 9780199583584 0199583587
OCLC Number: 726821250
Description: xvi, 136 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: The economy and the environment --
The economic theory of efficient pollution control --
Environmental policy: instrument choice --
Economic information and values in environmental policy decisions --
The economics of climate change.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 284.
Responsibility: Stephen Smith.
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Environmental economics can be controversial, but it is also central to some key policy issues facing governments and society today, including industrial pollution, global warming, and  Read more...

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