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Examines the potential for a few of these 'new instruments' that emphasize schooling, details, and voluntary measures. Of curiosity to environmental coverage practitioners and to researchers and scholars focused on making use of social and behavioral sciences wisdom to enhance environmental caliber. Softcover.

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1997 Pollution Prevention Assistance in the Automotive Supply Chain. Unpublished report of the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University.

Just think of the transformation of Pittsburgh from dirty center of steel production to hub of clean high-tech services. As The Economist has asserted bluntly (The Economist, 17 Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. ”1 It has become commonplace for commentators to speak of a fundamental transformation now shaping our economy. 2 The agricultural revolution generated wealth from plowed fields, the industrial revolution from the mechanized production of material goods. , 1993).

Maybe the ultimate service will be the ability to manufacture at a personal level. Neil Gershenfeld at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab makes the point that fabrication today is where computation was 20 years ago (Clancy and Rejeski, 2000). It tends to occur in large, centralized facilities and it is only now finding its way out into the wider world (as the personal computer did) at smaller scales that allow customized production of short runs (lot-size-of-one). Take a look at what has happened to that workhorse Copyright © National Academy of Sciences.

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