Environmental Policy: Objectives, Instruments, and Implementation / Edition 1

Environmental Policy: Objectives, Instruments, and Implementation / Edition 1

by Dieter Helm
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199241368

ISBN-13: 9780199241361

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume addresses the practical issues that arise in applying economic instruments to environmental policy. It surveys the main concepts and tools—such as sustainability, biodiversity, and cost-benefit analysis—and analyzes the broad environmental policy agenda, including the global agreement on climate change and the narrow British context.

Overview

This volume addresses the practical issues that arise in applying economic instruments to environmental policy. It surveys the main concepts and tools—such as sustainability, biodiversity, and cost-benefit analysis—and analyzes the broad environmental policy agenda, including the global agreement on climate change and the narrow British context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199241361
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Dieter Helm, Oxford
Part One: Principles
2. Objectives, Instruments, and Institutions, Dieter Helm
3. CostBenefit Analysis, David Pearce
4. Environmental and Public Finance Aspects of the Taxation of Energy, Stephen Smith
5. Sustainable Development and Policy, Giles Atkinson
6. Making Things Stick: Enforcement and Compliance, Anthony Heyes
Part Two: Policy
7. Political Economy of the Kyoto Protocol, Scott Barrett
8. Bartering Biodiversity: What are the Options?, David Macdonald
Part Three: Sectors
9. Water Pollution and Abstraction and Economic Instruments, Simon Cowan
10. Agri-environmental Policy: A UK Perspective, Ian Hodge
11. Transport and the Environment, Chris Nash
12. Landfill Levy, Jane Powell and Inger Brisson

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