Environmental Turning Points, Institutions, and the Race to the Top
By Bruce Yandle
Economic studies of water and air pollution begun in the 1990s suggest that after some level of income has been reached, greater prosperity leads to a cleaner environment. But what institutional factors underlie the observed tendency for environment quality to turn from worsening to improving?
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|Winter 2019/20||The Green New Deal:Why Fossil Fuel Civilization Will Collapse by 2028 and the Bold Economic Plan to Save Life on Earth|
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