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Pace Law Faculty Publications

1991

Environmental Law

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Energy And Environmental Challenges For Developed And Developing Countries, Richard L. Ottinger Jan 1991

Energy And Environmental Challenges For Developed And Developing Countries, Richard L. Ottinger

Pace Law Faculty Publications

Energy for development utilizing traditional supply investments, estimated to cost $1.4 - $4 trillion through 2010, will be unaffordable both for recipients and lenders. The capital required, even if obtainable, would squeeze out capital for all other development requirements and would pose unacceptable environmental and cleanup costs. Upgrading existing energy supply systems would cost a fraction of new supply. Energy efficiency and environmentally benign renewables can at least halve new supply capital requirements and avoid their environmental costs. Least cost planning by lenders and recipients, on the basis of total system life cycle costs, for both energy and non-energy related ...


The Regulation Of Green Advertising: The State, The Market And The Environmental Good, David S. Cohen Jan 1991

The Regulation Of Green Advertising: The State, The Market And The Environmental Good, David S. Cohen

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In this paper I explore this most recent development in regulatory policy and, in particular, the role government plays when it chooses to use private markets (consumer, institutional and corporate) as regulatory instruments to produce and allocate environmental benefits. The privatization of environmental regulation by employing markets to deliver environmental benefits does not involve the implementation of public policy through executive or legislative action. Rather, it is achieved through a public choice to privatize the delivery of environmental regulation by permitting or encouraging decentralized economic power to respond to consumer demands for environmental quality.