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Greening of capitalism : how Asia is driving the next great transformation

Author: John A Mathews
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As China, India, and other industrializing giants grow, they are confronted with an inconvenient truth: They cannot rely on the conventions of capitalism as we know them today. Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds of millions out of poverty. Yet, if allowed to proceed unencumbered, this paradigm will do irreversible harm to the planet. By  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Mathews, John A. (John Alwyn), 1946-
Greening of capitalism
(DLC) 2014010114
(OCoLC)880244197
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Mathews
ISBN: 9780804793162 0804793166
OCLC Number: 987326100
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xxi, 346 pages)
Contents: The first "great transformation" --
Why "business as usual" cannot continue --
From fossil fuels to renewable energy --
From the linear to the circular economy --
From generic to eco-finance --
The transition to a green economy --
From green economy to green economics --
The greening of capitalism.
Responsibility: John A. Mathews.

Abstract:

As China, India, and other industrializing giants grow, they are confronted with an inconvenient truth: They cannot rely on the conventions of capitalism as we know them today. Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds of millions out of poverty. Yet, if allowed to proceed unencumbered, this paradigm will do irreversible harm to the planet. By necessity, a new approach to environmentally conscious development is already emerging in the East, with China leading the way. Positioning its argument against zero-growth advocates and.

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