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Main Title How much is clean air worth? : calculating the benefits of pollution control /
Author Rabl, Ari,
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Spadaro, Joseph V.,
Holland, Mike,
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 890186250
ISBN 9781107043138 (hardback); 1107043131 (hardback)
Subjects Air--Pollution--Economic aspects ; Air quality management--Economic aspects ; Air--Pollution--Measurement
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EKBM  TD883.R33 2014 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 02/18/2015
Collation xxxv, 671 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes The economic costs of pollution are large, but uncertain. This book, from some of the leading analysts in the field, provides a much-needed accessible description of the methods for calculating externalities, the results and their policy implications. The authors clearly address the relevant uncertainties and ethical underpinnings, bringing a balanced approach to complex issues that are so often distorted by vested interests.-- Introduction -- Tools for environmental impact and damage -- Exposure-response functions for health impacts -- Impacts for air pollution on building materials -- Agriculture, forests, and ecosystems -- Other impacts -- Atmospheric dispersion of pollutants -- Multimedia pathways -- Monetary valuation -- The costs of climate change -- Uncertainty of damage costs -- Key assumptions and results for cost per kg of pollutant -- Results for power plants -- Results for waste treatment -- Results for transport -- Lessons for policy makers.
Place Published Cambridge, United Kingdom
PUB Date Free Form ©2014
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content still image
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source RDA
LCCN 2014451450
Merged OCLC records 873723650; 884542457
OCLC Time Stamp 20150210145401
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02746cam 2200505 i 45020