Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • Economics and Episodic Disease: The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak book cover

    Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
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  • The Suburban Apartment Boom: Case Study of a Land Use Problem book cover

    The Suburban Apartment Boom

    Case Study of a Land Use Problem

    By Max Neutze

    With an increase in urban crises arising from a growing population and rising affluence, and the inadequacy of conventional theories to predict the future states of the environment, Resources for the Future laid out a series of studies on the resource base of the urban environment. Originally…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
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  • Freshwater Recreational Fishing: The National Benefits of Water Pollution Control book cover

    Freshwater Recreational Fishing

    The National Benefits of Water Pollution Control

    By William J. Vaughan, Clifford S. Russell

    The Federal Water Pollution Control Act, signed into law in 1972, dramatically redirected the nation’s water pollution control efforts and set out ambitious national goals, expressed both in terms of discharge controls and of resulting water quality. Originally published in 1982, this title…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18
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  • Assessing Surprises and Nonlinearities in Greenhouse Warming: Proceedings of an Interdisciplinary Workshop book cover

    Assessing Surprises and Nonlinearities in Greenhouse Warming

    Proceedings of an Interdisciplinary Workshop

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter, Michael A. Toman

    In 1992, Resources for the Future conducted a workshop concerning the issues of global climate change. This title, originally published in 1993, is a collection of the revised versions of the papers commissioned for the workshop with an added introduction and overview. Each paper emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
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  • External Costs of Coastal Beach Pollution: An Hedonic Approach book cover

    External Costs of Coastal Beach Pollution

    An Hedonic Approach

    By Elizabeth A. Wilman

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
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  • The World Aluminum Industry in a Changing Energy Era book cover

    The World Aluminum Industry in a Changing Energy Era

    Edited by Merton J. Peck

    As a heavy user of electricity the primary aluminium smelting industry is a leading example of the effects of variations in energy costs. This title tells the story that with the rise in energy costs, three regions—Japan, the United States, and Western Europe –have become high-cost locations for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
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  • Nuclear Imperatives and Public Trust: Dealing with Radioactive Waste book cover

    Nuclear Imperatives and Public Trust

    Dealing with Radioactive Waste

    By Luther J. Carter

    This title, first published in 1987, examines the topic of nuclear waste management, and the way in which the public reacts to this issue. Part 1 explores the sources of public unease, such as the way in which nuclear waste had failed to be properly contained in the past. Part 2 looks at the search…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
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  • Rethinking Climate Change, Conflict and Security book cover

    Rethinking Climate Change, Conflict and Security

    Edited by Jan Selby, Clemens Hoffmann

    Is global climate change likely to become a significant source of violent conflict, and should it therefore be seen as a national security challenge? Most Northern governments, militaries, think tanks and NGOs believe so, as do many academic researchers, on the grounds that increased temperatures,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
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  • The Regulatory Approach to Air Quality Management: A Case Study of New Mexico book cover

    The Regulatory Approach to Air Quality Management

    A Case Study of New Mexico

    By Winston Harrington

    In the wake of the Clean Air Amendments of 1970 in the United States, sources of emissions could be held accountable for the degradation of air quality in the local environment. This case study of air quality management in New Mexico was produced to shed some light on the procedures and activities…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
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  • Trends in Energy Use in Industrial Societies: An Overview book cover

    Trends in Energy Use in Industrial Societies

    An Overview

    By Joy Dunkerley

    Taken from a report for the Electric Power Research Institute, Joy Dunkerley’s study aims to clarify the relationship between energy consumption and economic output in industrialised countries. Originally published in 1980 and using data from 1972, this study uses cross-country comparisons of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
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  • Water Pollution: Economics Aspects and Research Needs book cover

    Water Pollution

    Economics Aspects and Research Needs

    By Allen V. Kneese

    Public agencies and industry will probably spend tens of billions of dollars on new water pollution abatement facilities in the next few decades. Added billions will be spent for the operation of new and existing facilities. How can physical science research reduce the cost of achieving objectives?…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
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  • Quality of the Environment: An Economic Approach to Some Problems in Using Land, Water, and Air book cover

    Quality of the Environment

    An Economic Approach to Some Problems in Using Land, Water, and Air

    By Orris C. Herfindahl, Allen V. Kneese

    Contemporary society is dependent on man’s ability to work fundamental changes in the natural environment. In using resources to produce high and rising levels of income, however, effects are often produced that are incidental to the main purpose. This study, first published in 1965, explores some…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
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