The Economics of the Environment

Economics of the Environment cover image
Edition:
1st
Date of publication:
December 2012
ISBN:
978-1-878585-90-5
Price:
$33.95




The Economics of the Environment, 1st edition

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Growing Production and Consumption
    • 1.1 The Growth Consensus Unravels Jonathan Rowe
    • 1.2 Enough is Enough Alan Durning
    • 1.3 America Beyond Consumerism Thad Williamson
    • 1.4 Let’s Just Assume We’re Sustainable William E. Rees
    • 1.5 Hunters or Shepherds of the Sea? Samuel Scott
    • 1.6 Car Trouble Alejandro Reuss
    • 1.7 Hooked on Hydrocarbons? Maurice Dufour
    • 1.8 Way Beyond Greenwashing Jonathan Latham
  • Chapter 2: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Climate Change
    • 2.1 Pricing the Priceless Lisa Heinzerling and Frank Ackerman
    • 2.2 Climate Economics in Four Easy PiecesFrank Ackerman
    • 2.3 The Costs of Extreme WeatherHeidi Garrett-Peltier
    • 2.4 Katrina Hits Cancer Alley: An Interview with Monique Harden
    • 2.5 A Greater Threat? Federal Spending on the Military vs. Climate ChangeAmy Gluckman
  • Chapter 3: The Roles of Government
    • 3.1 Want a Cool Planet? Raise Gas Prices! Marc Breslow
    • 3.2 Are the Green Secretly Red?Alejandro Reuss
    • 3.3 Climate Reality Eludes the Business PressJohn Miller
    • 3.4 Bankruptcy as Corporate MakeoverMara Kardas-Nelson, Lin Nelson, and Anne Fischel
    • 3.5 We Need a (Green) Jobs ProgramJeannette Wicks-Lim
    • 3.6 Environmental Regulations are Not "Job Killers" Heidi Garrett-Peltier
    • 3.7 Saving Energy Creates Jobs Heidi Garrett-Peltier
    • 3.8 Renewable Fuel Standards Heidi Garrett-Peltier
  • Chapter 4: Natural Resources
    • 4.1 Resources and RentsAlejandro Reuss
    • 4.2 Turning Gas Into Development in Bolivia Aaron Luoma and Gretchen Gordon
    • 4.3 Evo Morales' Lithium GambleElissa Dennis
    • 4.4 Is It Oil? Arthur MacEwan
    • 4.5 The True Cost of Oil Anita Dancs
    • 4.6 Whose Right to Water? Kevin Murray
  • Chapter 5: Global Issues
    • 5.1 Blood on the Palms; Letter and Response on Palm Oil David Bacon
    • 5.2 Sustainable Sanitation: A Global Health ChallengeLaura Orlando
    • 5.3 Filipino Dump Activists Turn Waste into Wealth Eugenio Gonzalez and Liz Stanton
    • 5.4 Famine Myths William Moseley
    • 5.5 Is the United States a Pollution Haven?Frank Ackerman
    • 5.6 Genetic Engineering and the Privatization of SeedsPeter Rossett and Anuradha Mittal
  • Chapter 6: Alternatives
    • 6.1 Sharing the Wealth of the CommonsPeter Barnes
    • 6.2 Welcome to the New EconomyAbby Scher
    • 6.3 Keep It in the Ground Elissa Dennis
    • 6.4 What an Environmentally Sustainable Economy Looks LikeThad Williamson
    • 6.5 Climate Change and Ecosocialism: An Interview with Joel Kovel
  • Contributors