An Evaluation of Japanese Environmental Regulations: by Toshi H. Arimura,Kazuyuki Iwata PDF

By Toshi H. Arimura,Kazuyuki Iwata

ISBN-10: 9401799466

ISBN-13: 9789401799461

ISBN-10: 9402408215

ISBN-13: 9789402408218

targeting pollution, power potency and weather swap, this publication presents an creation to Japan’s environmental regulations and rules, and gives financial analyses and RIAs (Regulatory effect research) of environmental rules applied or deliberate by way of the nationwide and native governments. the hole bankruptcy studies environmental economics and descriptions the present prestige of RIAs in Japan. bankruptcy 2 analyzes the NOx-PM Act, which prohibits using outdated and polluting automobiles in metropolitan parts. bankruptcy three examines a Tokyo metropolitan executive rules which calls for install of toxins keep an eye on gear in older vehicles that fail to satisfy emission criteria. bankruptcy four strains the impression of the NOx-PM Act at the used automobile marketplace and used automobile exports. bankruptcy five provides an monetary research of a road toll relief, revealing an unforeseen adverse social influence: it elevated traffic jam and linked environmental difficulties. the ultimate 3 chapters tackle rules and laws on the topic of strength potency and weather swap bankruptcy 6 evaluates the effectiveness of Japan’s power Conservation Act, initially brought in 1979 and amended quite a few instances to handle weather switch. bankruptcy 7 anticipates the impression of a proposed economy-wide carbon tax, utilizing input-output research to evaluate momentary financial affects in each one region. additionally offered this is an exam of the effectiveness of a discounted carbon tax for energy-intensive industries, with a dialogue of the influence of the notion on families. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses the function and barriers of financial types for comparing Japan’s mid-term GHG (Greenhouse gasoline) emission objective in the course of the post-Kyoto interval. this is often the 1st e-book to judge jap environmental guidelines from an monetary standpoint, utilizing a number of present quantitative ways. Its findings and proposals will gain scholars, coverage makers and executive officers in constructing and built international locations the place the general public faces related environmental problems.

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