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By Professor Dr. Alfred Franz, Dr. Carsten Stahmer (auth.), Professor Dr. Alfred Franz, Dr. Carsten Stahmer (eds.)

It is basically not essential to tension the significance of availing of sound statistical details at the atmosphere. initially .limited to circles of insiders and specialists this message has now totally reached political selection makers and most of the people at huge. during this technique macro-economics has - sumed a selected function, e.g. whilst comparing comparable monetary implications but additionally whilst propagating alarming total figures at the damage this iteration is doing to our surroundings. hence, the necessity is o!>vious to additional advertise the advance of overseas criteria and - operation within the box of setting records regularly and environmental financial money owed in p- ticular. hence, the AiJstrian Statistical Society (ASS) including the Austrian crucial Statistical place of work (ACSO) with excitement hosted the IARIW detailed convention on Environmental fiscal debts, in may possibly 1991. those associations are equally happy that now this booklet at the court cases of this convention might be offered. They attach this with thankful because of all those that contributed to the profitable of completion of this paintings, specifically the authors and the editors. The impact turns out warranted that the end result of this coordinated total endeavour was once greater than simply higher mutual figuring out, viz. anything like an expanding realization of the typical - nominator tending to expand.

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Jorgenson, Dale W. and Peter J. Wilcoxen. 1989. S. T. Workshop in Energy and Environmental Modeling and Policy Analysis, Cambridge, Mass. (July 31-August 1). Peskin, Henry M. 1978. The Collection of Pollution Control Expenditure Data, Discussion Paper D-44, Washington: Resources for the Future. Peskin, Henry M. 1989. "A Proposed Environmental Accounts Framework," in Yusuf J. Ahmad, Salah EI Serafy, and Ernst Lutz, eds. : The World Bank. , Paul R. Portney, and Allen V. Kneese. eds. 1981. S. Economy Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press for Resources for the Future.

Thus it is estimated that to stop its contribution to the acidification of forests and lakes, apart from applying all available technical means, the Netherlands must reduce the number of car miles and its farm livestock by 50%. shift in production and consumption patterns (the A direct second method) will usually also check the growth of GNP, as follows from the above mentioned analysis of the National Accounts (the environmentally most burdensome activities contribute most to GNP growth). GNP growth than the use of private Bicycling contributes less to cars.

Increases resulting from the Of course, environment-saving measures thus the price cause a shift towards more environment-friendly activities. Technical measures often do not really solve the problem, the growth of the activity overrides the effect of the because measure, or because, owing to the persistent and cumulative character of the burden, the measure only slows down 'the rate of deterioration. In these cases, in addition to the technical measures, a direct shift in behaviour patterns 41 must ensue, forced by do's and don'ts and levies.

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