Reality Check : The Nature and Performance of Voluntary Environmental Programs in the United States, Europe, and Japan
- Hardback | 204 pages
- 164.34 x 235.71 x 18.8mm | 408g
- 01 Mar 2007
- Taylor & Francis Inc
- Resources for the Future Press (RFF Press)
- Washington, United States
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Table of contents
1. Introduction: The Challenge of Evaluating Voluntary Programs
2. The U.S. 33/50 Voluntary Program: Its Design and Effectiveness
3. Japan`s Keidanren Voluntary Action Plan on the Environment
4. Climate Change Agreements in the United Kingdom: A Successful Policy Experience?
5. Evaluation of the Danish Agreements on Industrial Energy Efficiency
6. Assessing Voluntary Commitments in the German Cement Industry: The Importance of Baselines
7. Evaluating Voluntary U.S. Climate Programs: The Case of Climate Wise
8. The Evaluation of Residential Utility Demand-Side Management Programs in California
9. Concluding Observations: What Can We Learn from the Case Studies?
Richard Schmalensee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
'A thoughtful and thorough analysis. It shows how voluntary approaches and corporate leadership can help mobilize the effort against climate change, but, in the end, are not substitutes for concerted government action.'
Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
About Richard D. Morgenstern
William A. Pizer is a senior fellow at Resources for the Future. He has published in subjects ranging from the measurement of regulatory costs to the design of environmental policy, and was involved in the planning and evaluation of voluntary environmental programs while serving at the White House Council of Economic Advisers.