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    Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading in U.S. States

    Observations and Lessons from the OTC NOx Budget Program

    Reviews the performance of a multi-state emissions trading program for nitrogen oxides (NOx), implemented by states in the Ozone Transport Commission. Based on this review, recommendations are made for multi-state emissions trading for greenhouse gases.

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    Urban air pollution risks to children

    A global environmental health indicator

    Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

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    Measuring up

    Toward a common framework for tracking corporate environmental performance

    Calls for a new framework to measure and communicate corporate environmental performance based on four standard categories of environmental performance on materials use, energy consumption, non-product output, and pollutant releases.

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    Ozone Protection in the United States

    Elements of Success

    This report addresses a profoundly important question: given hard evidence that human activity is damaging the atmosphere, can we alter deeply embedded economic habits to forestall it?

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    Green fees

    How a tax shift can work for the environment and the economy

    Demonstrates how shifting tax burden can reduce environmental damages, increase economic production and income, and increase economic welfare overall.

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    The right climate for carbon taxes

    Creating economic incentives to protect the environment

    Explores the main components of a tax-reform strategy that promotes environmental improvement.

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    Ill Winds

    Airborne pollution's toll on trees and crops...

    Across the United States, air pollution is contributing to the decline and ultimate death of forest trees and to widespread losses in crop yields.

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    World Resources 1987

    An assessment of the resource base that supports the global economy

    Special focus on the spread of toxic wastes in the developed world and sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.

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    Africa

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading in U.S. States

Observations and Lessons from the OTC NOx Budget Program

Reviews the performance of a multi-state emissions trading program for nitrogen oxides (NOx), implemented by states in the Ozone Transport Commission. Based on this review, recommendations are made for multi-state emissions trading for greenhouse gases.

Urban air pollution risks to children

A global environmental health indicator

Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

Measuring up

Toward a common framework for tracking corporate environmental performance

Calls for a new framework to measure and communicate corporate environmental performance based on four standard categories of environmental performance on materials use, energy consumption, non-product output, and pollutant releases.

Ozone Protection in the United States

Elements of Success

This report addresses a profoundly important question: given hard evidence that human activity is damaging the atmosphere, can we alter deeply embedded economic habits to forestall it?

Green fees

How a tax shift can work for the environment and the economy

Demonstrates how shifting tax burden can reduce environmental damages, increase economic production and income, and increase economic welfare overall.

The right climate for carbon taxes

Creating economic incentives to protect the environment

Explores the main components of a tax-reform strategy that promotes environmental improvement.

Ill Winds

Airborne pollution's toll on trees and crops...

Across the United States, air pollution is contributing to the decline and ultimate death of forest trees and to widespread losses in crop yields.

World Resources 1987

An assessment of the resource base that supports the global economy

Special focus on the spread of toxic wastes in the developed world and sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.

publication
Africa

Pages

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