The quantification of environmental stress using the SARUM/AREAM global model

Mula, Joseph M. and Parker, Kim T. (1979) The quantification of environmental stress using the SARUM/AREAM global model. Project Report. AREA Project, Dept. of Science and the Environment, Canberra, Australia.

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Abstract

In what is a first attempt to incorporate environmental impacts into a global macro-economic model, this paper shows how a post processing environment sector has been added to the SARUM/AREAM model. Again as a first look at environmental stresses caused by economic activities, the paper concentrates on solid wastes particularly from mining activities, as these are seen as producing the largest solid waste problems in the future. This analysis is carried out within various trading policies that Australia may follow and the consequental trade off between standard of living and level of environment stress that may result from such policies. The paper does show that environment impacts are tied to how Australia will react to global demands for resources and that assessment of resources and environment issues must take into consideration global interdepependence.


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Item Type: Report (Project Report)
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Additional Information: At head of cover title : 'Australian Resources and Environmental Assessment (AREA) Model. A study by the Department of Science and the Environment in consultation with Commonwealth departments and agencies.' Paper presented to the 7th Global Modelling Conference, International Insitute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, October 2 to October 5, 1979
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Accounting
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2008 05:21
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2013 06:09
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australia; Australian; environmental impact; environmental stress; global model; SARUM/AREAM model; mining; trade; trading policies
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140205 Environment and Resource Economics
14 Economics > 1403 Econometrics > 140303 Economic Models and Forecasting
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960908 Mining Land and Water Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3855

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