Environmental Markets

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Environmental Markets

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Contributions Graciela Chichilnisky (Editor)
Geoffrey Heal (Editor)
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First Sentence Markets are among the oldest and most powerful of social institutions.
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Isbn10 0231115881
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Languages /languages/eng
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Number Of Pages 280
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Physical Dimensions 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
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Publish Date March 15, 2000
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Publishers Columbia University Press
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Subjects Service industries
Sustainability
Air Pollution
International Economic Relations
Science
Business / Economics / Finance
Business/Economics
Development - Sustainable Development
Environmental Science
International - Economics
Business & Economics / Environmental Economics
Carbon taxes
Emissions trading
Environmental policy
International economic relatio
Sustainable development
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Environmental Markets
Authors Graciela Chichilnisky
G. M. Heal
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Categories Business & Economics
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Description Markets are increasingly central to the resolution of environmental problems. They played a critical role in implementing the 1990 Clean Air Act of the United States, which has been instrumental in reducing acid rain in a cost-effective manner. They are also central to the global strategy adopted for limiting the emissions of greenhouse gases under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and are being used for resolving conflicts over the use of other environmental resources, particularly water. Environmental Markets: Equity and Efficiency represents the first systematic and in-depth study of the economic issues raised by this growing use of environmental markets. Focusing on the relationship between equity and efficiency -- which is central to many of the debates between industrial and developing countries -- the book explores the underlying economics and the possibilities for win-win solutions that benefit all parties to the problems. Graciela Chichilnisky and Geoffrey Heal have been instrumental in developing the economic understanding required for the operation of environmental markets and for promoting their use among policy makers leading to the Kyoto Protocol. Contributors to this volume include established experts from international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and academia, including Raúl Estrada-Oyuela, who chaired the negotiating committee of the Framework Convention on Climate Change and the 1997 Kyoto meetings.
Language en
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Page Count 298
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Published Date 2000
Publisher Economics for a Sustainable Ea
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Subtitle Equity and Efficiency
Title Environmental Markets
ISBN_100231115881
ISBN_139780231115889

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