The RFF Reader in Environmental and Resource Management
Edited by Wallace E. Oates
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RFF Reader in Environmental and Resource Management by Wallace E. Oates
Book DescriptionThis volume seeks to provide teachers and students, the public policy community and informed citizens with a broader and deeper perspective on natural resources and the environment. Much of the material in the reader comes from "Resources", the Resources for the Future quarterly publication. Wallace E. Oates has supplemented this with other important RFF work in climate change and sustainability. He has assembled many of the most requested articles to emerge from RFF. The book includes sections on key environmental topics such as benefit-cost analysis, environmental regulation and environmental justice. There is a section devoted to environmental problems in developing nations and transitional economies. Natural resource topics include resource management, biodiversity, and sustainable development. The articles address many difficult public policy questions, such as: does environmental policy conflict with economic growth; and when is a life too costly to save? Among the other issues addressed are emissions trading, environmental damage assessment, Superfund, biodiversity, forest management, waste-facility siting, and sustainable agriculture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780915707966
(235mm x 192mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Resources for the Future Press (RFF Press)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 30-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Wallace E. Oates
RFF Reader in Environmental and Resource Policy, Paperback (January 2006)
Contains articles that were originally published in RFF's quarterly magazine, "Resources". This title includes articles that address difficult public policy questions, such as environmental policy and economic growth, and 'When is a Life Too Costly to Save?' It offers an introduction to key issues in environmental and natural resources policy.
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