Taking the Environment Seriously

Taking the Environment Seriously

by Roger E. Meiners, Bruce Yandle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847680541

ISBN-13: 9780847680542

Pub. Date: 12/30/2001

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

After two decades of high-cost, low-output federal efforts to protect and improve environmental quality in the United States, the contributors to this volume argue that it is time to consider market-oriented solutions to environmental problems. Taking the Environment Seriously means learning from past experiences, initiating regulatory approaches that truly protect

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Overview

After two decades of high-cost, low-output federal efforts to protect and improve environmental quality in the United States, the contributors to this volume argue that it is time to consider market-oriented solutions to environmental problems. Taking the Environment Seriously means learning from past experiences, initiating regulatory approaches that truly protect environmental property, and becoming serious about the business of managing and protecting environmental quality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847680542
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/30/2001
Series:
Political Economy Forum Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
898,007
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Taking the Environment Seriously: What Does it Mean? Chapter 2 How Much Is Enough? The Benefits and Costs of Environmental Protection Chapter 3 Economics, Ethics, and Ecology Chapter 4 Environmental Harms from Governmental Policy Chapter 5 Clean Water Legislation: Reauthorize or Repeal? Chapter 6 Superfund: The South Carolina Experience Chapter 7 Acid Rain and the Clean Air Act: Lessons in Damage Control Chapter 8 Fishing for Property Rights to Fish Chapter 9 Community Markets to Control Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution Chapter 10 Risky Business: Rational Ignorance in Assessing Environmental Hazards Chapter 11 Environmental Calvinism: The Judeo-Christian Roots of Environmental Theology

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