Market instruments and the protection of natural resources

Natalie P. Stoianoff* (Editor), Larry Kreiser (Editor), Bill Butcher (Editor), Janet E. Milne (Editor), Hope Ashiabor (Editor)

*Corresponding author for this work

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Only through a concerted global effort can we protect our natural resources, save our precious natural environment, and indeed our future. But pressures on natural resources come from many directions such as overuse, mismanagement and contamination. This much-needed book reviews and evaluates the use of market and fiscal instruments in protecting our natural resources, from rural to marine environments. Market instruments that are designed to protect the global atmosphere are evaluated, along with carbon instruments and environmental tax incentives. Meanwhile, consideration is given to shifting the tax burden to achieve environmentally responsible outcomes, balancing sustainable use and natural resource protection, and protecting water resources.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages247
ISBN (Electronic)9781786431219
ISBN (Print)9781786431202
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2016

Publication series

NameCritical issues in environmental taxation
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing


  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental impact charges
  • Conservation of natural resources

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