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Handbook of sustainable development

Author: Giles Atkinson; Simon Dietz; Eric Neumayer
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2007.
Series: Elgar original reference.
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This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be achieved. Twenty years on from the publication of the seminal Brundtland Report, it has become clear that formidable challenges confront policy makers who have publicly stated their commitment to the goal of sustainable development. ''The Handbook of Sustainable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of sustainable development.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2007
(DLC) 2006014312
(OCoLC)69027607
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giles Atkinson; Simon Dietz; Eric Neumayer
ISBN: 9781847205223 1847205224
OCLC Number: 166229985
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 489 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Giles Atkinson, Simon Dietz and Eric Neumayer --
Ethics and sustainable development : an adaptive approach to environmental choice / Bryan G. Norton --
The capital approach to sustainability / Giovanni Ruta and Kirk Hamilton --
Sustainable development in ecological economics / Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh --
Ecological and social resilience / W. Neil Adger --
Benefit cost analysis and a safe minimum standard of conservation / Alan Randall --
Valuing the far-off future : discounting and its alternatives / Cameron Hepburn --
Population and sustainability / Geoffrey McNicoll --
Technological lock-in and the role of innovation / Timothy J. Foxon --
Distribution, sustainability and environmental policy / Geoffrey Heal and Bengt Kriström --
Environmental justice and sustainability / Julian Agyeman --
Vulnerability, poverty and sustaining well-being / W. Neil Adger and Alexandra Winkels --
The resource curse and sustainable development / Richard M. Auty --
-Structural change, poverty and natural resource degradation / Ramón López --
--
Economic growth and the environment / Matthew A. Cole --
Sustainable consumption / Tim Jackson --
Environmental and resource accounting / Glenn-Marie Lange --
Genuine saving as an indicator of sustainability --
/ Kirk Hamilton and Katharine Bolt --
Measuring sustainable economic welfare / Clive Hamilton --
Environmental space, material flow analysis and ecological footprinting / Ian Moffatt --
Sustainable cities and local sustainability / Yvonne Rydin --
Sustainable agriculture / Clement A. Tisdell --
Corporate sustainability : accountability or impossible dream? / Rob Gray and Jan Bebbington --
International environmental cooperation : the role of political feasibility / Camilla Bretteville Foyn --
Trade and sustainable development / Kevin P. Gallagher --
The international politics of sustainable development / John Vogler --
Financing for sustainable development / David Pearce.
Series Title: Elgar original reference.
Responsibility: edited by Giles Atkinson, Simon Dietz, Eric Neumayer.

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Provides a discussion that encompasses the fundamentals of sustainable development and intergenerational equity, and covers issues such as: the capital approach, ecological resilience, population  Read more...

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