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Environment and economy

Author: Molly Scott Cato
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge introductions to environment series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As environmental issues move to the centre of the political debate, more attention is being focused on the role our economy has played in creating the ecological crisis, and what a sustainable economy might look like. In spite of the success of the environmental movement in drawing attention to the crisis facing us, there has been comparatively little attention focused on the way the operation of the global economy  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Scott Cato
ISBN: 9780415477406 0415477409 9780415477413 0415477417
OCLC Number: 491888019
Description: xviii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Setting the Scene. 1. Introduction: An Economy within the Environment --
2. The Whistle-Blowers --
Part 2: Economic Schools and the Environment. 3. Neoclassical Economics --
4. Environmental Economics --
5. Ecological Economics --
6. Green Economics --
7. Anti-capitalist Economics --
Part 3: Issues and Policies. 8. A Range of Policy Approaches --
9. Economic Growth --
10. All that the Earth Provides: The Economics of Resources --
11. Pollution --
12. Globalization vs. Localization --
13. Climate Change --
14. Markets or Commons --
15. Conclusion: Is it the Economy? Are We Stupid?
Series Title: Routledge introductions to environment series.
Responsibility: by Molly Scott Cato.
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As environmental issues move to the centre of the political debate, more attention is being focused on the role our economy has played in creating the ecological crisis, and what a sustainable  Read more...

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