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Author Wagner, Gernot.
Title But will the planet notice? : how smart economics can save the world / Gernot Wagner.
Published New York : Hill and Wang, 2011.
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 Floor2  GE170 .W34 2011    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 258 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Doing good -- Cue the economists -- Doing nothing -- All-or-nothing conservation -- Fewer fish, more dough -- Curious company kept -- Mind versus matter -- Cars (and planes) -- Bright idea -- A billion polluters -- Market morals.
Summary "You are one of seven billion people on Earth. Whatever you or I do personally- eat tofu in a Hummer or hamburgers in a Prius- the planet doesn't notice. In our confrontation with climate change, species preservation, and a planet going off the cliff, it is what several billion people do that makes a difference. The solution? It isn't science, politics, or activism. It's smarter economics."--[book jacket]
Subject Environmental policy.
Conservation of natural resources -- Government policy.
Conservation of natural resources -- Citizen participation.
ISBN 9780809052073 (cloth : alk. paper)
0809052075 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard # 6939584
OCLC number 709673893