This book presents a perspective on environmental regulation that is underreported in the national media. It addresses the need for environmental protection at two levels: analyses of ecological concerns and policy responses and general principles that apply to various environmental issues.
Part One: Key Concerns 1. Municipal Solid Waste Management and Myths 2. Global Warming: Do We Know Enough to Act? 3. Battling Smog Part Two: Putting Environmental Risks in Perspective 4. Setting Goals for Environmental Safety 5. Managing Environmental Risks: What Difference Does Ethics Make? Part Three: Markets and the Environment 6. Does Capitalism Cause Pollution? 7. Making the Marketplace Work for the Environment