Transport, the Environment and Economic Policy (Hardback)K. J. Button
Hardback Published: 09/02/1993
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The impact of transport is generaldly recognized to have a serious impact on the global environment - an issue that is attracting world wide attention in the 1990s. This important book sheds new light on the environmental costs of transport. It discusses all modes of transport and their effects of major problems such as greenhouse gases, depletion of non-renewable resources, urban sprawl, acid rain, oil spillage etc. Drawing on the most recent research in environmental economics, it discusses problems of regulation and the implications for economic policy. This genuinely international and comparative book will be essential reading for economists, tranport planners, policy makers and environm,ental scientists.
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd