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Title Pollution for sale : emissions trading and joint implementation / edited by Steve Sorrell and Jim Skea
Published Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : E. Elgar Pub., [1999]
©1999

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 MELB  363.7387 Sor/Pfs  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 390 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series International studies in environmental policy making
International studies in environmental policy making.
Contents 1. Introduction / Steve Sorrell and Jim Skea -- Pt. I. The US Experience. 2. Summary evaluation of the US SO[subscript 2] emissions trading program as implemented in 1995 / A. Denny Ellerman, Richard Schmalensee and Paul L. Joskow [et al.]. 3. Cost savings, market performance and economic benefits of the US Acid Rain Program / Dallas Burtraw. 4. Turning theory into practice for emissions trading in the Los Angeles air basin / David Harrison, Jr. -- Pt. II. Introducing Trading in Europe. 5. Emissions trading in the European Union: practice and prospects / Ger Klaassen. 6. Designing a scheme for SO[subscript 2] trading in Norway / Geir Hoibye. 7. Trading emissions and other economic instruments to reduce NO[subscript x] in the Netherlands / Chris Dekkers. 8. Towards tradability of pollution permits in Poland / Tomasz Zylicz -- Pt. III. Trading and National Regulatory Traditions. 9. Tradable emission permits in German clean air policy: considerations on the efficiency of environmental policy instruments / Bernd Scharer. 10. Public policy and institutional trajectories: what about introducing SO[subscript 2] emissions trading in France? / Christine Cros. 11. Why sulphur trading failed in the UK / Steve Sorrell -- Pt. IV. Scoping Studies: Water and Waste. 12. Least-cost pollution allocations for probabilistic water quality targets to protect salmon on the Forth Estuary / James S. Shortle, Robin Faichney and Nick Hanley [et al.]. 13. Designing a scheme for trading non-returnable beverage containers in Germany / Rolf-Ulrich Sprenger -- Pt. V. International Sulphur Trading. 14. Joint implementation for controlling sulphur in Europe and possible lessons for carbon dioxide / Peter Bailey and Tim Jackson. 15. Economic instruments and institutional constraints: possible schemes for SO[subscript 2] emissions trading in the EU / Olivier Godard -- Pt. VI. International Carbon Trading. 16. An emission quota trade experiment among four Nordic countries / Peter Bohm. 17. International tradable carbon permits as a strong form of joint implementation / ZhongXiang Zhang and Andries Nentjes. 18. Implementation issues in international CO[subscript 2] trading / Tim Denne. 19. Flexibility, emissions trading and the Kyoto Protocol / Jim Skea
Summary This timely book provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of emissions trading including the lessons learnt, the problems faced and the prospects for its extended use. It includes case studies of trading schemes in the USA and Europe, and studies of international trading under the European acid rain regime. Problems of practical implementation, especially institutional feasibility and political acceptability, are given particular attention. The prospects for the international trading of greenhouse gases following the Kyoto Protocol are assessed, together with the potential conflict between emissions trading and established regulatory traditions. Pollution for Sale will be of great interest to policy makers, practitioners, researchers and students of environmental policy
Notes "This book has been developed from the proceedings of a workshop on "Tradable Permits, Tradable Quotas and Joint Implementation", held at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex in April 1997." _ p.xvii
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Emissions trading -- Europe -- Congresses.
Pollution -- Government policy -- Europe -- Congresses.
Emissions trading -- United States -- Congresses.
Pollution -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses.
Emissions trading -- Europe.
Pollution -- Europe -- Government policy.
Emissions trading -- United States.
Pollution -- Government policy -- United States.
Public Policy.
Genre/Form Conference proceedings
Kongress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Skea, Jim.
Sorrell, Steve, 1963-
LC no. 98042885
ISBN 1840640103