February 28, 2007
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FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 10, OCTOBER 1993
Report: "Environment and the Economy," Science,
1883-1897, June 25, 1993. Includes the following:
"Protecting the Environment with the Power of the
Market," J. Alper, 1884-1885.
Is Environmental Technology a Key to a Healthy Economy?"
E. Marshall, 1886-1889. Includes an update on the U.S. wind
"A New Life for a National Technology Workshop" (the
former Solar Energy Research Institute), I. Amato, 1889.
"How to Make the Forests of the World Pay Their
Way," 1895-1896 (see secion on Periodicals/World Forests in
"Vogon Economics and the Hyperspace Bypass," J. Adams, New
Scientist, 44-45, Sep. 18, 1993. Comments on the dubious role
of economic analysis in an issue fraught with such scientific
uncertainty as is the greenhouse debate.
following pro- and con-articles on the value of environmental
economics appeared in Resources, Spring 1993 (Resources
for the Future, 1616 P St. NW, Washington DC 20036):
"Environmental Economics: An Epitaph," M. Sagoff,
2-7. Offers four arguments why the theory of welfare economics as
a basis for allocating resources is no longer useful, and
describes three concepts that could take its place.
"Environmental Economics: Not Dead But Thriving,"
R.J. Kopp, 7-12. Directly refutes the arguments made in the
to Grow a Green Economy," D. Duthie, New Scientist,
39-43, Jan. 30, 1993.
As the planet teeters toward environmental catastrophe, the
old certainties about how to measure the health of an economy are
being undermined. Includes a comparison of countries using a
sustainability measure based on potential investment to generate
new natural and fabricated capital, depreciation on fabricated
capital, and depreciation of natural capital.
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