publication . Other literature type . 2017

The role of environmental tax incentives to promote innovation and improve the management of groundwater: a case study analysis of the unconventional natural gas industry in Alberta

Jarvie, Deborah Lynn;
  • Published: 18 May 2017
  • Publisher: Monash University
Abstract
Water accounts for more than seventy percent of the earth’s surface, yet less than three percent of this water is freshwater fit for human use, and of this three percent, less than one percent is readily accessible – most of which is ‘groundwater’. This thesis argues that regulation for the protection of groundwater is long overdue for renewal. Examining the literature and conducting a case study, it assesses whether the greater use of tax incentives (TIs) to encourage environmental technological innovation (ETI) can improve that regulation. The thesis proposes an ‘opening’ of the system to allow for tax mechanisms to improve on existing regulations. Often, the ...
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free text keywords: Uncategorized, monash:173267, tax incentives for environmental technological innovation, water-energy nexus, aquifer (groundwater) protection, 1959.1/1283881, environmental regulation, ethesis-20161110-174916, socio-ecological and economic systems, restricted access, 2016, thesis(doctorate)
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