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Johannesburg 2002 peut-on résoudre la question environnementale par une alliance des experts et du marché ?


  • Bruno Ventelou


The article begins with a brief description of the notion of ?sustainable growth?, applied by the experts as a tool for environmental decisions. Then, an explanation of the fiasco of the Johannesburg Summit is given : rather than blaming the tool for expertise, the failure is imputed to the difficulty encountered in creating an international market based on it. The construction of a market of rights-to-pollute requires a Political agreement on the legitimacy of market constraints, which is not realised, and maybe, not possible in the ?quasi missing? present system of world democracy. JEL codes : Q01, K32, F02.

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  • Bruno Ventelou, 2003. "Johannesburg 2002 peut-on résoudre la question environnementale par une alliance des experts et du marché ?," Revue de l'OFCE, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 84(1), pages 131-141.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:reofsp:reof_084_0131

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    JEL classification:

    • Q01 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - Sustainable Development
    • K32 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - Energy, Environmental, Health, and Safety Law
    • F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order and Integration


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