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Growing Green

Enhancing Environmental and Economic Performance in U.S. Agriculture

A comprehensive, empirically based analysis of U.S. agricultural sustainability. Uses agronomic and environmental data collected from 45 physical U.S. regions. A tool to assess the environmental and economic impacts of a broad range of policy options.

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.

Paying the Farm Bill

U.S. Agricultural Policy and the Transition to Sustainable Agriculture

This report demonstrated that resource conserving agricultural systems are environmentally and economically superior to conventional systems over the long term.

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Drowning the National Heritage

Climate Change and U.S. Coastal Biodiversity

Examines the status of coastal biodiversity and the potential impacts of climate change. Evaluate various policy responses and recommend specific changes to protect the biological wealth of these vital ecosystems.

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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