Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Theory and Education Program offers a series of short (1-3 page) updates on contemporary environmental and natural resource economics issues. They serve as extensions to the material covered within the textbook authored by Harris & Roach.
Current publications include:
Scientists’ Warning on Global Ecosystems
Download Update #8 – Relates to Chapters 2, 11-20, and 22
Access Update #8 in French
Decarbonizing the Global Economy
Download Update #7 – Relates to Chapters 11, 12, and 13
Access Update #7 in French
Human and Planetary Health
Download Update #6 – Relates to Chapters 1, 2, and 9
The Water Crisis in California
Download Update #5 – Relates to Chapter 20
Status of the World’s Groundwater Supplies
Download Update #4 – Relates to Chapter 20
The Economic Value of the World’s Oceans
Download Update #3 – Relates to Chapters 4, 6, 18, and 20
Leaving Fossil Fuels Unused to Meet Climate Targets
Download Update #2 – Relates to Chapters 11, 12, and 13
Accounting for Carbon Emission Externalities in U.S. Environmental Policy
Download Update #1 – Relates to Chapters 3, 12, and 13
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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: A Contemporary Approach
Authored by Dr. Jonathan M. Harris and Dr. Brian Roach, this text presents in-depth analysis of major topics in resource and environmental economics. Drawing on both standard and ecological perspectives, the text relates theoretical questions to current issues such as population growth, water, food, and energy systems, pollution control, global climate change, trade and the environment, and "green" economics.
The fourth edition is fully updated with new information and data on climate change and other issues.
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