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Endangered economies : how the neglect of nature threatens our prosperity

Author: G M Heal
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the founders of environmental economics clearly and passionately demonstrates that the only way to achieve long-term economic growth is to protect our environment. After painting a stark  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G M Heal
ISBN: 9780231180849 0231180845
OCLC Number: 986576167
Notes: Inclou referències bibliogràfiques i índex.
Description: x, 227 pàgines : gràfics ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface 1. Environment and Economy-No Conflict 2. Market Mistakes and How Unpaid-for External Effects Are Killing Us 3. Climate Change: "The Greatest External Effect in Human History" 4. How to Deal with External Effects 5. Solving the Climate Problem 6. Everyone's Property Is No One's Property 7. Natural Capital: Taken for Granted but Not Counted 8. Valuing Natural Capital 9. Measuring What Matters 10. The Next Steps Notes Index
Responsibility: Geoffrey Heat.

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In this passionate and readable book, Heal sets out the measures needed to reconcile economic progress with preservation of the planet. They are surprisingly simple and attainable. Heal demonstrates Read more...

 
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