All pages with keywords: pollution

What is the polluter pays principle?

FAQ

The ‘polluter pays’ principle is the commonly accepted practice that those who produce pollution should bear the costs of managing it to prevent damage to human health or the environment. … read more »


Income inequality and carbon consumption: evidence from environmental Engel curves

Income inequality and carbon consumption: evidence from environmental Engel curves

a working paper by Lutz Sager 17 November, 2017

This paper analyses the relationship between the distribution of income and the carbon dioxide content of household consumption in the US, describing a potential ‘equity-pollution dilemma’ and proposing a method to quantify it. read more »


Grantham Seminar | Ian MacKenzie ‘Consignment auctions’

Seminar 30 May 2017

Ian MacKenzie, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics at the University of Queensland, will be the speaker at this event. The title of his talk will be ‘Consignment … read more »


RSS | Andrew Yates ‘Distributional effects of air pollution from electric vehicle adoption’

Research Seminar Serie 7 Dec 2016

Andrew Yates, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina, will be the speaker at this event. Andrew will present his paper entitled ‘Distributional effects of … read more »


(Not so) Gently down the stream: river pollution and health in Indonesia

(Not so) Gently down the stream: river pollution and health in Indonesia

a working paper by Teevrat Garg, Stuart Hamilton, Jacob Hochard, Evan Plous, John Talbot 6 April, 2016

Waterborne diseases are the leading cause of mortality in developing countries. We emphasize a previously ignored cause of diarrhea – upstream river bathing. Using newly constructed data on upstream-downstream hydrological … read more »


Public lecture | The global energy and growth challenge: Facts and directions for policy

Public Lecture 28 May 2015

Chair: Professor Robin Burgees Discussant: Professor Lord Nicholas Stern Economic growth depends critically on access to reliable energy. However, in much of the world, access to energy remains low and … read more »


Pollution and Mortality in the 19th Century

Seminar 30 Mar 2015

Professor W. Walker Hanlon considers evidence that industrial pollution had an important effect on mortality in the second half of the 19th century. read more »


Professor Masako Ikefuji – Climate Change, Economic Growth, and Health

Seminar 24 Mar 2011

Seminar on paper that studies the interplay between climate, health, and the economy in a stylised world with four heterogeneous regions, labelled ‘West’ (cold and rich), ‘China’ (cold and poor), … read more »


Professor Jennifer Clapp – The Worldwide Anti-Plastics Shift: bags, bottles and global environmental governance

Professor Jennifer Clapp – The Worldwide Anti-Plastics Shift: bags, bottles and global environmental governance

Public Lecture Robert Falkner 18 Mar 2009

Chair: Dr Robert Falkner, senior lecturer in international relations at LSE Speaker: Professor Jennifer Clapp, University of Waterloo, Ontario


The effect of environmental decentralization on polluting industries in India

The effect of environmental decentralization on polluting industries in India

a working paper by Stefania Lovo 1 January, 2014

This paper examines the unintended effects of the 2006 reform of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process in India using firm-level data for the period 1998-2012. … read more »