A reading to learn about the economics of Earth’s environment and climate.
Students will read and discuss topics on the economics of the environment. These topics include the different approaches used by economists to analyze environmental issues, various applications of economic theory to environmental issues, techniques for economic analysis of the environment, and various environmental policy options. Students will study and analyze environmental policies for fisheries management, sustainable agriculture, and climate change.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- Define sustainability and value in the context of environmental economics.
- Compare regulated and unregulated markets with respect to economic efficiency and environmental impacts.
About the Tool
|Tool Name||Microeconomics and the Environment|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Climate Change and Economics; Microeconomics|
|Climate Topic||Climate Change and Economics|
|Type of Tool||Reading|
|Developed by||Jonathan M. Harris, Brian Roach and Anne-Marie Codur|
|Hosted at||Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University|