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The Resource Saving energy, growing jobs : how environmental protection promotes economic growth, profitability, innovation, and competition, by David B. Goldstein

Saving energy, growing jobs : how environmental protection promotes economic growth, profitability, innovation, and competition, by David B. Goldstein

Label
Saving energy, growing jobs : how environmental protection promotes economic growth, profitability, innovation, and competition
Title
Saving energy, growing jobs
Title remainder
how environmental protection promotes economic growth, profitability, innovation, and competition
Statement of responsibility
by David B. Goldstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldstein, David B.
Dewey number
333.79/160973
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9502.U53
LC item number
G65 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Energy policy
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy conservation
  • Environmental protection
Label
Saving energy, growing jobs : how environmental protection promotes economic growth, profitability, innovation, and competition, by David B. Goldstein
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0618/2006025664.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Senator Olympia Snowe -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- The case for environmental protection -- Organized business opposition to environmental protection -- The influence of myth in environmental policy debates -- How to use this book -- Energy efficiency and the economy -- The critical role of energy efficiency in the economy -- Energy use reduction -- Opposition to energy efficiency -- Establish more competitive markets -- Direct success in energy efficiency -- Early resistance to energy efficiency -- The refrigerator story -- Other energy-efficiency opportunities -- How far can we go with efficiency? -- Enhanced innovation; energy efficiency's unexpected success -- Nonenergy benefits -- Innovation, process improvement, and cost reduction -- Overcoming barriers to innovation -- National economic development policy and the environment -- Environmental protection, economic barriers, and economic development -- Economic fundamentalism; the use of economics as a religion rather than a science -- What is economic fundamentalism? -- How economic theory serves as a political force -- How critical assumptions of economic theory are violated in practice -- The need for regulation -- How markets actually work -- Lessons from California's failed experiment in "free markets" for electricity -- The road to failure -- What actually happened; myth vs. reality -- The consequences of the restructuring experiment -- The true causes of the California energy crisis -- How markets fail -- What prevents expected results -- Market barriers -- Market failures -- Human failures -- Institutional failures: trade associations and the politics of environmental protection -- Factors for market success -- The politics of environmentalism -- Myths of the anti-environmentalists -- The myth of independent objective analysis -- The myth about environmentalists -- The consequences of the anti-environmentalist myth -- Myths of the environmentalists -- The greedy corporation myth -- The bad people myth -- The small is beautiful myth -- Legitimate concerns of business and environmental interests -- Business's concerns about new regulation -- Reasons why business distrusts environmentalists -- Environmentalists' concerns about business -- The need for better communication -- What truly motivates anti-environmentalists -- A story of energy efficiency and global warming -- The influence of economic and ideological incumbency -- Who writes the regulations -- Well-designed environmental policies -- Current environmental policies -- Future environmental policies -- Where do we go from here? -- Environmental policy promotes economic growth -- Current barriers to environmental policies -- How to transform the political debate -- Incentives and regulation -- Appendix: Myths and realities in California's experiment in electricity -- Restructuring -- Notes -- Bibliography
Control code
623923
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780972002165
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006025664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780972002165
  • (OCoLC)70867006
Label
Saving energy, growing jobs : how environmental protection promotes economic growth, profitability, innovation, and competition, by David B. Goldstein
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0618/2006025664.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Senator Olympia Snowe -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- The case for environmental protection -- Organized business opposition to environmental protection -- The influence of myth in environmental policy debates -- How to use this book -- Energy efficiency and the economy -- The critical role of energy efficiency in the economy -- Energy use reduction -- Opposition to energy efficiency -- Establish more competitive markets -- Direct success in energy efficiency -- Early resistance to energy efficiency -- The refrigerator story -- Other energy-efficiency opportunities -- How far can we go with efficiency? -- Enhanced innovation; energy efficiency's unexpected success -- Nonenergy benefits -- Innovation, process improvement, and cost reduction -- Overcoming barriers to innovation -- National economic development policy and the environment -- Environmental protection, economic barriers, and economic development -- Economic fundamentalism; the use of economics as a religion rather than a science -- What is economic fundamentalism? -- How economic theory serves as a political force -- How critical assumptions of economic theory are violated in practice -- The need for regulation -- How markets actually work -- Lessons from California's failed experiment in "free markets" for electricity -- The road to failure -- What actually happened; myth vs. reality -- The consequences of the restructuring experiment -- The true causes of the California energy crisis -- How markets fail -- What prevents expected results -- Market barriers -- Market failures -- Human failures -- Institutional failures: trade associations and the politics of environmental protection -- Factors for market success -- The politics of environmentalism -- Myths of the anti-environmentalists -- The myth of independent objective analysis -- The myth about environmentalists -- The consequences of the anti-environmentalist myth -- Myths of the environmentalists -- The greedy corporation myth -- The bad people myth -- The small is beautiful myth -- Legitimate concerns of business and environmental interests -- Business's concerns about new regulation -- Reasons why business distrusts environmentalists -- Environmentalists' concerns about business -- The need for better communication -- What truly motivates anti-environmentalists -- A story of energy efficiency and global warming -- The influence of economic and ideological incumbency -- Who writes the regulations -- Well-designed environmental policies -- Current environmental policies -- Future environmental policies -- Where do we go from here? -- Environmental policy promotes economic growth -- Current barriers to environmental policies -- How to transform the political debate -- Incentives and regulation -- Appendix: Myths and realities in California's experiment in electricity -- Restructuring -- Notes -- Bibliography
Control code
623923
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780972002165
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006025664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780972002165
  • (OCoLC)70867006

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