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The environment, sustainable development, and public policies : building sustainability in Brazil

Author: Clóvis de Vasconcelos Cavalcanti
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents an interdisciplinary perspective on the possibility of creating a sustainable path of economic development which would not harm the natural environment. It presents concepts,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Environment, sustainable development, and public policies.
Cheltenham, UK : Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, ©2000
(OCoLC)657191337
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clóvis de Vasconcelos Cavalcanti
ISBN: 1840640189 9781840640182
OCLC Number: 40646394
Description: xi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Government policy for sustainable development / Clóvis Cavalcanti --
Towards sustainable development / Hans Christoph Binswanger --
Scale, ecological economics and the conservation of biodiversity / Alpina Begossi --
Environmental valuation in the quest for a sustainable future / Richard B. Norgaard --
Achieving a sustainable world / John L.R. Proops [and others]. --
Policies for sustainable development / Herman E. Daly --
Green accounting and macroeconomic policy / Salah El Serafy --
A politico-communicative model to overcome the impasse of the current politico-technical model for environmental negotiation in Brazil / Héctor Ricardo Leis --
Agenda 21 / Sérgio C. Trindade --
International private finance and sustainable development / Peter H. May --
Environmental services as a strategy for sustainable development in rural Amazonia / Philip M. Fearnside --
Exploitation of biodiversity and indigenous knowledge in Latin America / Darrell A. Posey.
Responsibility: edited by Clóvis Cavalcanti.

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