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FROM VOLUME 4, NUMBER 9, SEPTEMBER 1991
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POLICY AND ECONOMICS
Green Futures for Economic Growth, 1991, £28.75 + shipping
Integrates U.K. environmental policy with the broader picture, exploring the
effects of carbon taxes, environmental costs and international competitiveness,
consumer preferences and other issues.
Worldwide Science and Technology Advice to the Highest Levels of
Governments, W.T. Golden, Ed., 446 pp., 1991, $59.50 hbk./$28.50 pbk.
(Pergamon). Reviewed by S.J. Buchsbaum in Science, p. 1565, June 14,
Contains over 30 essays that explain how worldwide science technology advice
is given, emphasizing the mechanisms in about 35 countries and commenting on the
effectiveness and influence of that advice. Includes an essay on global change
by D.A. Bromley of the U.S., but little attention is given to population growth
or food and energy supplies.
The World Bank and the Environment, 1990 (World Bank). Reviewed in
Intl. Environ. Affairs, pp. 158-160, Spring 1991. A survey of existing
and planned activities for fiscal year 1990.
Environmental Protection: Regulating for Results, K. Chilton, M.
Warren, Eds., 192 pp., 1991, $21 (Westview).
Suggests ways public policy might meet environmental concerns while
maintaining important economic objectives. Includes chapters on global warming
and on markets and the environment.
1990 Conference: Earth Observations and Global Change Decision Making,
Vol. 2. A National Partnership, I.W. Ginsberg, J.A. Angelo Jr., Eds., 1991,
$64.50 + shipping (Krieger). Volume 1, published in 1990, is reviewed by J. Skea
in New Scientist, p. 49, June 1, 1991.
Contains transcripts from the 1990 conference and submitted papers on
Mission to Planet Earth, Earth-based observations, data policy, economics of and
policy responses to global change.
Trashing the Planet: How Science Can Help Us Deal with Acid Rain,
Depletion of the Ozone Layer and Nuclear Waste (Among Other Things), D.L.
Ray with L. Guzzo, 206 pp., 1990, $18.95 (Regnery Gateway). Argues for caution
in addressing environmental problems before they are sufficiently understood,
and that human effects are negligible compared with the magnitude of natural
For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the
Environment and a Sustainable Future, H.E. Daly, J.B. Cobb, 1989, $24.95
(Beacon). Reviewed by D.H. Meadows in Intl. Environ. Affairs, pp.
147-149, Spring 1991.
Critiques modern economics; presents a theory for the alternative--a
preliminary economics of community and of the proper fit of the economy within
the biosphere; suggests policies for the U.S. as an industrialized country;
gives a theory of implementation from university reform to fundamental values.
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