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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.

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.

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Africa

World Resources 1986

An assessment of the resource base that supports the global economy

The inaugural 1986 edition features a special chapter on multiple pollutants and forest decline and focuses attention on a number of important issues.

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Africa

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