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Climate Change and Global Equity

Frank Ackerman, Elizabeth A. Stanton - Business & Economics - 2014 - 220 pages
Ambitious measures to reduce carbon emissions are all too rare in reality, impeded by economic and political concerns rather than technological advances. In this collection of ...
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Climate Economics: The State of the Art

Frank Ackerman, Elizabeth A. Stanton - Business & Economics - 2013 - 187 pages
Climate science paints a bleak picture: The continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions is increasingly likely to cause irreversible and catastrophic effects. Urgent action is ...
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Climate Protection and Development

Frank Ackerman, Richard Kozul-Wright, Rob Vos - Science - 2012 - 208 pages
Writing about climate change often falls into one of two opposite traps - predicting either calamity or apathy - both of which this book avoids. This is not a story of gloom ...
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The Changing Nature of Work

Frank Ackerman, Neva R. Goodwin, Laurie Dougherty, Kevin Gallagher - Business & Economics - 1998 - 456 pages
Human impacts on the environment are largely driven by economic forces. If a more ecologically sustainable world is to be achieved, significant changes must be made to the ...
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Hazardous to Our Wealth: Economic Policies in the 1980's

Frank Ackerman - Political Science - 1984 - 195 pages
This clear, readable primer on the economic debates of the 1980s is an invaluable tool for those seeking to understand the supply-side, military Keynesian, and monetary ...
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Reaganomics: Rhetoric Vs. Reality

Frank Ackerman - Political Science - 1982 - 166 pages
The best guide yet to the practical aims and consequences of Reaganomics.--Philadelphia Enquirer
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Poisoned for Pennies: The Economics of Toxics and Precaution

Frank Ackerman - Law - 2008 - 352 pages
“Cost-benefit analysis” is a term that is used so frequently we rarely stop to think about it. But relying on it can lead to some dubious conclusions, as Frank Ackerman points ...
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