Saving Energy, Growing Jobs: How Environmental Protection Promotes Economic Growth, Profitability, Innovation, and Competition
The idea that we must choose between a healthy environment and a healthy economy is a myth, says David Goldstein. Not only do well-conceived environmental regulations create more jobs, in the long run they contribute to more efficient designs and less expensive products. Standing between us and a cleaner, more prosperous society is the resistance of economic incumbents and a misplaced ideological opposition to any kind of regulation, even though it might prove beneficial.
32 pages matching restructuring in this book
Results 1-3 of 32
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Direct Success in Energy Efficiency
Enhanced lnnovationEnergy Efficiencys
Environmental Protection Economic Barriers
11 other sections not shown
actually advocacy air conditioners anti-environmental anti-environmentalists areas arguments assumptions better billion building California Energy Commission cap-and-trade Chapter choice ciency climate change compact fluorescent lamps companies competition conservative consumer corporations cost discussion economic fundamentalism economic fundamentalists economic growth economic incumbents economic theory effect effi electricity emissions energy efficiency energy savings engineering enhance environment environmental policy environmental protection environmentalists example exist fail free markets global goal greenhouse gas heat human failures improve incentives increase industry innovation investment issue Kyoto Kyoto Protocol less loss aversion manufacturers market barriers market failures market forces market-based ment myths nomic nonenergy benefits opportunities organizations particular percent performance performance-based political pollution potential power plants predicted problem profits programs promote rates reduce refrigerator regulatory restructuring result risk ronmental smart growth standards technologies tion trade associations U.S. Congress United utilities