Question and answer
how much pollution control estimated to increase the cost of production in the united states
Environmental economics views the real economy in which we all live and work as an open system. [ This means that in order to function, the economy must extract resources (raw material and fuel) from the environment, process these resources, and dispose of large amounts of dissipated and/or chemically transformed resources back into the environment. The process starts with the extraction of
resources, which can be exhaustible (fixed in overall quantity) or renewable ( resource grows through time). The process ends with the disposal of transformed resources which could pollute the environment. Pollution is waste that has been disposed off in the air, in water or on land, and that reduces the value of those resources in alternative uses. Resource depletion and environmental pollution are key factors in determining the natural capital of a nation and achieving sustainable development. Resource depletion and pollution reduction can be viewed as an economic problem. Environmental economics uses cost-benefit thinking to deal with environmental problems and issues. Benefits and damage assessments are used to integrate the un-priced but valuable functions of natural environments into cost-benefit analysis of real world projects, and to illustrate the kinds of economic damage done to national economics by resource depletions and pollution. In an ideal world all wastes that cannot be recycled would be outlawed. The costs of a pollution free society would be very high. The other extreme is to live in a society where there is no pollution control. The real world is somewhere in between these two extremes, i.e., it is necessary to achieve a balance between the social costs and social b of reducing pollution. ]
Expert answered|zaqueo|Points 70|
Question
Asked 6/6/2013 1:18:57 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
in a community , there are five brown squirrels , five grey squirrels , and ten white squirrels .what is the relative abundance of brow squirrels ? a. 5% . b. 20%. c. 25%. d. 50%
Weegy: The relative abundance of brown squirrels is c. 25%. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/5/2013 8:35:13 AM
0 Answers/Comments
What type of biome supports about 70% of all living organisms?A.grasslands B.deserts C.forests D.oceans
Weegy: Oceans supports about 70% of all living organisms. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Updated 12/18/2013 8:26:24 AM
1 Answer/Comment
It is C. Forests
Added 12/18/2013 8:26:24 AM
20,575,122 questions answered
Popular Conversations
what is pie User: what is pie in math
Weegy: 3.14 User: 300*50*9*8*8*300 Weegy: 8/300= 2/75 or in decimal format 0.026666666666666666666666666666667 ...
4/24/2015 2:04:35 AM| 4 Answers
Simplify. n 6 · n 5 ÷ n 4 · n 3 ÷ n 2 · n User: Find the ...
Weegy: n^7 / n^3 = n^4 User: Find the quotient. n 7 ÷ n 3 Weegy: n^7 / n^3 = n^4 User: Simplify. n 6 · n 5 ÷ n 4 ...
4/24/2015 6:43:59 AM| 4 Answers
11 3 ÷ 11 3 = 1,331
Weegy: False User: Simplify 3a · 3b ÷ 3c ÷ 3d. The exponent on 3 is _____. Weegy: 3^a*3^b?3^c?3^d = ...
4/24/2015 6:38:43 AM| 3 Answers
The slope of a line is -1/3. Find the slope of a line that is ...
Weegy: The slope of a line is 1/3. The slope of a line perpendicular to this line is -3. User: What is the equation ...
4/24/2015 7:36:42 AM| 3 Answers
Find the quotient. n 7 ÷ n 3 User: Simplify. y 5 ÷ y 3 · y 2
Weegy: y^5 ? y^3 ? y^2; y^8 ? y^2 = y^6 User: Find the quotient. h 6 ÷ h Weegy: IF you mean y^5 ? y^3 ? y^2, then ...
4/24/2015 6:42:25 AM| 2 Answers
What is the seventh term of a sequence whose first term is 1 and ...
Weegy: The expression that would give the tenth term is (b)7 210 User: Given the sequence 7, 14, 28, 56, ..., which ...
4/24/2015 6:59:07 AM| 2 Answers
9x9
Weegy: 9 X 9 = 81 User: 81x9
4/24/2015 7:13:16 AM| 2 Answers
9*9*9
Weegy: Hello, How can I help you today? User: 9x9x9
4/24/2015 7:12:43 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
Points 712 [Total 2289]| Ratings 1| Comments 702| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 633 [Total 1200]| Ratings 2| Comments 613| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
Points 407 [Total 8284]| Ratings 3| Comments 377| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 400 [Total 400]| Ratings 0| Comments 400| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 205 [Total 205]| Ratings 1| Comments 195| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 173 [Total 173]| Ratings 2| Comments 153| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 165 [Total 8159]| Ratings 0| Comments 165| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
R
Points 127 [Total 1199]| Ratings 1| Comments 117| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 124 [Total 3727]| Ratings 0| Comments 124| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
Points 43 [Total 3484]| Ratings 1| Comments 33| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.