Environmental Options: Accounting for Sustainability by Kimio Uno (auth.)

By Kimio Uno (auth.)

In this learn, the writer constructs a scientific statistical framework for learning the surroundings and know-how, the economic system and society, and plays a sequence of analyses of the effect of human actions at the atmosphere. the various themes analyzed contain: strength intake, source use, water and pollution, know-how, recycling, and pollutants prevention.
From the theoretical point of view, Environmental concepts: Accountingfor Sustainability offers not just a version on the worldwide point, but in addition on the point of person industries, and for numerous social teams. Of equivalent value, the framework additionally permits foreign linkages to be tested.
The proposed framework will function a standard yardstick in formulating setting coverage in either constructed and no more built international locations, surroundings the traditional for extra overseas cooperation.

Show description

Read or Download Environmental Options: Accounting for Sustainability PDF

Similar risk management books

Models at Work: A Practitioner's Guide to Risk Management

Chance Management's maximum failure has been its lack of ability to simplify its genuine presentation and fix with board and govt group participants in a language that they could comprehend and relate to. by utilizing easy good proven instruments, types at paintings takes readers via a trip that cuts throughout versions, frameworks, perform, facts, markets, international locations and case stories.

The Dynamics of Law and Morality: A Pluralist Account of Legal Interactionism

This ebook investigates the dynamic intertwinement of legislations and morality, with a spotlight on new and constructing fields of legislation. Taking as its place to begin the debates and mutual misunderstandings among proponents of alternative philosophical traditions, it argues that this theoretical pluralism is healthier defined as soon as legislation is authorized as an basically ambiguous notion.

Globalization and the Reform of the International Banking and Monetary System

The booklet argues profitable financial and banking reform calls for: a rollback of economic nationalism and go back to financial internationalism; belief within the banking process with its easy services restored; a stability among pageant and harmony as a way to guarantee political and social reputation of globalization.

Forecasting, Warning and Responding to Transnational Risks

Assembling a excessive profile workforce of students and practitioners, this booklet investigates the interaction of forecasting; warnings approximately, and responses to, recognized and unknown transnational dangers. It demanding situations traditional money owed of 'failures' of caution and preventive coverage in either the tutorial literature and public debate.

Additional resources for Environmental Options: Accounting for Sustainability

Example text

ENVIRONMENTAL OPTIONS 43 Product charges: charges on the price of products which are polluting. Administratzve charges: payments for authority services for control and authorization. Tax difJerentiatzon: provides more favorable prices for environmentally friendly products and vice versa. (2) Subsidies: Various forms of financial assistance for the purpose of providing incentive for polluters to change their behavior or to comply with imposed environmental standards include the following: Grants Soft loans: the interest rates are set below the market rate.

In some cases data are not readily available, and a temporary solution would be to fit comparable ones from neighboring countries or from industrial averages, etc. Policy analysis can then be conducted regarding the sustainability of the global environmental resource base and the sustainability of the quality of life, two major issues spelled out in AGENDA 21. This can be done for a single country, for a group of countries (Asia, Africa, Latin America, Middle-East; developed vs. developing), or for the global community as a whole.

3) North-South mteractzon and sustamable development: The proposed framework is first developed for individual countries which are then linked internationally through trade matrices. The trade matrices reveal importers and exporters of different commodities including, for example, wood products, energy, and metals. Thus, for instance, ifthe North consumes natural resources which are balanced by imports, the repercussion can be traced across national boundaries. On the side of the exporters, this will generate production and create employment, while the stock of environmental resources will be depleted.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.69 of 5 – based on 5 votes