Environmental Economics & Policy (Pearson New International ed of 6th revised ed)

Environmental Economics & Policy (Pearson New International ed of 6th revised ed)

By: Professor Tom Tietenberg (author), Lynne Lewis (author)Paperback

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This text is the premier introductory environmental economics text for non-majors. Policy-oriented coverage of environmental economics for majors and non-majors alike. Environmental Economics and Policy 6/e is a companion text to the larger Environmental and Natural Resource Economics 8/e. This smaller, paper-bound policy text is intended for a broader audience that includes political science, environmental studies, and agricultural programs. Environmental Economics and Policy provides a broad but nuanced introduction to the field of environmental economics. This text begins with an introduction to core concepts and theory, followed by a series of policy chapters that are self-contained, allowing for a great degree of flexibility in course design. Boxes throughout the text introduce a large number of real-world examples and ongoing policy debates in order to bring new perspective to the issues being discussed. The sixth edition features new co-author Lynne Lewis from Bates College, a new chapter on land, more coverage on the use of GIS in both analysis and policy, and updates on topics such as climate, water pollution, transportation, and energy.

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Chapter 1. Visions of the Future Chapter 2. Valuing the Environment: Concepts Chapter 3. Valuing the Environment: Methods Chapter 4. Property Rights, Externalities, and Environmental Problems Chapter 5. Sustainable Development: Defining the Concept Chapter 6. The Population Problem Chapter 7. Natural Resource Economics: An Overview Chapter 8. Energy Chapter 9. Water Chapter 10. Land Chapter 11. Agriculture Chapter 12. Biodiversity I - Forest Habitat Chapter 13. Common-Pool Resources: Fisheries and Other Commercially Valuable Species Chapter 14. Environmental Economics: An Overview Chapter 15. Stationary-Source Local and Regional Air Pollution Chapter 16. Climate Change Chapter 17. Transportation Chapter 18. Water Pollution Chapter 19. Managing Waste

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781292026800
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 488
  • ID: 9781292026800
  • weight: 1055
  • ISBN10: 1292026804
  • edition: Pearson New International ed of 6th revised ed

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