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

Saving energy, growing jobs : how environmental protection promotes economic growth, profitability, innovation, and competition, 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
David B. Goldstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldstein, David B.
Dewey number
333.79/160973
Illustrations
illustrations
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, David B. Goldstein
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0618/2006025664.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [308]-325) and index
Contents
Foreword / by Olympia J. Snowe -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Energy efficiency and the economy -- The critical role of energy efficiency in the economy -- Energy use reduction -- Environmental policies generate cost reductions -- 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 versus 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 myths 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 -- Government versus private-sector regulation -- 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 -- Myth 1: Hugh growth of demand for electricity -- Myth 2: Environmentalists and state bureaucrats blocked new power plant construction -- Myth 3: Greedy utilities used restructuring as a plot -- Myth 4: The flaws of restructuring were clear to all -- Myth 5: Restructuring did not go far enough -- Myth 6: The "genius of the market" will solve everything -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm70867006
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xlii, 333 p.
Isbn
9780972002165
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006025664
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70867006
  • (Sirsi) o70867006
  • (OCoLC)70867006
Label
Saving energy, growing jobs : how environmental protection promotes economic growth, profitability, innovation, and competition, David B. Goldstein
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0618/2006025664.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [308]-325) and index
Contents
Foreword / by Olympia J. Snowe -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Energy efficiency and the economy -- The critical role of energy efficiency in the economy -- Energy use reduction -- Environmental policies generate cost reductions -- 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 versus 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 myths 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 -- Government versus private-sector regulation -- 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 -- Myth 1: Hugh growth of demand for electricity -- Myth 2: Environmentalists and state bureaucrats blocked new power plant construction -- Myth 3: Greedy utilities used restructuring as a plot -- Myth 4: The flaws of restructuring were clear to all -- Myth 5: Restructuring did not go far enough -- Myth 6: The "genius of the market" will solve everything -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm70867006
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xlii, 333 p.
Isbn
9780972002165
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006025664
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70867006
  • (Sirsi) o70867006
  • (OCoLC)70867006

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