Economic Instruments

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Report Chapter
In Global Environment Outlook - GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Author:
Erica
Gaddis
James
Grellier
Anna Maria
Grobicki
Rowena
Hay
Naho
Mirumachi
Gavin
Mudd
Farhad
Mukhtarov
Walter
Rast
Beatriz
Rodríguez-Labajos
Jaee Sanjay
Nikam
Patricia Nayna
Schwerdtle
Various policy approaches show that water quantity and quality have serious implications for human and ecosystem health, and that these interactions are driven by changes in multiple sectors. Governance is increasingly opened up to non-State actors, such as the private sector and civil society. Decision-making thus needs to consider the full range...
Book Chapter
In Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Asia-Pacific Region: Effective Responses in a Resource Constrained World
Water stress is a critical issue globally, in particular in developing Asia, where many people live without access to safe water. In addition to long-standing socio-economic factors such as population growth, climate change has intensified concerns over water stress. This chapter addresses the following points in the discussion on promoting...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 2 Number 1 (Summer 2001)
Author:
Yoko Mizuno
This essay addresses issues raised by the UK Landfill Tax introduced by the Finance Act 1996. It begins by considering the motivation for the introduction of the Landfill Tax in the UK through an examination of traditional UK waste management and its regulatory system, which was mainly composed of "command and control" legislation. Next, the essay...