By James K. Boyce
This attention-grabbing quantity has at its middle an easy yet strong premise: fresh and secure atmosphere isn't a commodity to be allotted at the foundation of buying energy, nor a privilege to be allotted via political energy, yet fairly a easy human correct. development upon this premise, James okay. Boyce explores the numerous ways that economics will be refashioned into an device for advancing human health and environmental health.
Comprising a decade's worthy of essays written because the e-book of the author's pathbreaking ebook, The Political financial system of our environment (2002) (978 1 84064 366 4), this quantity discusses a few various environmental concerns via an economist's lens. issues coated contain environmental justice, catastrophe reaction, globalization and the surroundings, commercial pollutants and different toxins, cap-and-dividend weather regulations, and agricultural biodiversity.
The first economics e-book to discover the concept the surroundings belongs in equivalent degree to us all, this pioneering quantity will carry nice curiosity for college students, professors and researchers of either economics and environmental studies.
Awarded selection awesome educational identify for 2013
Contents: 1. the surroundings as Our universal history
2. Is Inequality undesirable for the surroundings?
3. within the Wake of the typhoon: mess ups and Environmental Justice
4. Justice within the Air: monitoring America's business Toxics
5. the place credits is Due
6. Cap and Dividend: Carbon profit as universal Wealth
7. A chinese language Sky belief
8. A destiny for Small Farms
9. Globalization and Our Environmental destiny
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