Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy and Applications

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Author

Scott Thomas/ Janet Callan

International Edition Edition

Publisher

Cengage Learning

Publishing Year

2012

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New

ISBN

9781133584728

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~Description / table of content~

MODULE I: MODELING ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.

1. The Role of Economics in Environmental Management.

2. Modeling the Market Process: A Review of the Basics.

3. Modeling Market Failure.

MODULE II: MODELING SOLUTIONS TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.

4. Conventional Solutions to Environmental Problems: The Command-and-Control Approach.

5. Economic Solutions to Environmental Problems: The Market Approach.

MODULE III: ANALYTICAL TOOLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING.

6. Environmental Risk Analysis.

7. Assessing Benefits for Environmental Decision Making.

8. Assessing Costs for Environmental Decision Making.

9. Benefit-Cost Analysis in Environmental Decision Making.

MODULE IV: THE CASE OF AIR.

10. Defining Air Quality: The Standard-Setting Process.

11. Improving Air Quality: Controlling Mobile Sources.

12. Improving Air Quality: Controlling Stationary Sources.

13. Global Air Quality: Policies for Ozone Depletion and Climate Change.

MODULE V: THE CASE OF WATER.

14. Defining Water Quality: The Standard-Setting Process.

15. Improving Water Quality: Controlling Point and Nonpoint Sources.

16. Protecting Safe Drinking Water.

MODULE VI: THE CASE OF SOLID WASTES AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES.

17. Managing Hazardous Solid Waste and Waste Sites.

18. Managing Municipal Solid Waste.

19. Controlling Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals.

MODULE VII: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT.

20. Sustainable Development: International Environmental Agreements and International Trade.

21. Sustainable Approaches: Industrial Ecology and Pollution Prevention.

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