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Global green shift : when Ceres meets Gaia

Author: John A Mathews
Publisher: London : Anthem Press, 2017.
Series: Anthem other canon economics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The greening of industry is described as a global process driven not so much by Western countries concerned with climate change as by China, India and other industrializing countries responding to economic imperatives as they scale up their industrial systems. This is described as economics meeting ecology, or Ceres meeting Gaia.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mathews, John A.
Global Green Shift : When Ceres Meets Gaia.
London : Anthem Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Mathews
ISBN: 9781783086436 1783086432 1783086424 9781783086429
OCLC Number: 971364616
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 236 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Part I: Dynamics of the green transition. Introduction ; Evolutionary dynamics of our industrial civilization ; Ecomodernization --
with 'Chinese characteristics' ; Sociotechnical transitions: a sixth wave ; No wonder China and India are pursuing green growth strategies so vigorously ; Finance now playing a central role in the green shift ; Can the China model be utilized by other industrializing countries? ; Green growth development strategies, local content requirements and world trade ; Farewell fossil fuels --
Part II: Sixth wave eco-innovations. Global population peaking ... and urbanizing ; Energy that is clean, cheap, abundant --
and safe ; Reframing renewables as enhancing energy security ; The myths of 'renewistan' ; Recirculation and regeneration of resources (circular economy) ; Food and fresh water production ; Energy, water, food for cities: deploying a positive triple nexus ; Eco-cities of the future ; When Ceres meets Gaia.
Series Title: Anthem other canon economics.
Responsibility: John A. Mathews.

Abstract:

The greening of industry is described as a global process driven not so much by Western countries concerned with climate change as by China, India and other industrializing countries responding to economic imperatives as they scale up their industrial systems. This is described as economics meeting ecology, or Ceres meeting Gaia.

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