For a Green Economy v. 1
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Blueprint by David Pearce
Book DescriptionThis report has been prepared by the London Environmental Economics Centre (LEEC). LEEC is a joint venture, established in 1988, by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the department of Economics of University College London (UCL). Popularly known as "The Pearce Report", this book is a report prepared for the Department of the Environment. It demonstrates the ways in which elements in our environment at present under threat from many forms of pollution can be costed. The book goes on to show ways in which governments are able, as a consequence of this analysis, to construct systems of taxation which would both reduce pollution by making it too costly and generate revenue for cleaning up much of the damage. The book ends with a series of skeleton programmes for progress.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853830662
(216mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Pearce
Inside the Neolithic Mind, Paperback (October 2009)
Examines the intricate web of belief, myth and society in the Neolithic period. This book links material on human consciousness, imagery and religious concepts to propose provocative theories about the causes of an ancient revolution in cosmology, the origins of social complexity and the drive behind the domestication of plants and animals.
Acid Rain in Europe, Paperback (December 1997)
A set of environmental targets tends to be informed by comparisons of the apparent economic cost of achieving the target, and the perceived benefits. This book provides an evaluation of the extent to which this "cost effectiveness" approach could be still better informed by an analysis of benefits.
Blueprint, Paperback (January 1996)
Evidence has come to light regarding the impact of benzene emissions from road transport, the incidence of asthmatic attacks and the possible toll of particulate matter from diesel engines on human health. This book examines the issues.
Conservation Today, Paperback (May 1989)» View all books by David Pearce
This book provides a comprehensive survey of the latest developments in heritage preservation including 60 case histories of successful developments over the last decade and sets out an action agenda for the future.
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