Saving Energy, Growing Jobs: How Environmental Protection Promotes Economic Growth, Profitability, Innovation, and Competition

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The idea that we must choose between a healthy environment and a healthy economy is a myth, says David Goldstein. Not only do well-conceived environmental regulations create more jobs, in the long run they contribute to more efficient designs and less expensive products. Standing between us and a cleaner, more prosperous society is the resistance of economic incumbents and a misplaced ideological opposition to any kind of regulation, even though it might prove beneficial.

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These three works argue that economic success is not at odds with environmental interests. Streever, formerly a research ecologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, takes readers on-site to nine ... Read full review

Contents

Direct Success in Energy Efficiency
27
Enhanced lnnovationEnergy Efficiencys
63
Environmental Protection Economic Barriers
97
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About the author (2007)

David B. Goldstein, Ph.D., is Energy Program Director for the Natural Resources Defense Council

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