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Handbook of sustainable development

Author: Giles Atkinson
Publisher: Edward Elgar, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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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 measured and achieved.

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Additional Physical Format: Print:
Handbook of sustainable development
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giles Atkinson
ISBN: 9781782544708 1782544704
OCLC Number: 942308500
Description: 1 online resource (PDF (xxix, 590 s.) : illustrations)
Contents: Contents:Preface1. IntroductionGiles Atkinson, Simon Dietz, Eric Neumayer and Matthew AgarwalaPART I: FUNDAMENTALS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT2. Comprehensive Wealth Accounting and Sustainable DevelopmentKirk Hamilton and Esther Naikal3. Sustainable Development in Ecological EconomicsJeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh4. Strong Sustainability and Critical Natural CapitalPaul Ekins5. Ecosystems as Assets Edward B. Barbier 6. Ecological and Social ResilienceW. Neil Adger and Jennifer HodbodPART II EQUITY ACROSS GENERATIONS7. Ethics and Sustainable Development: The Virtues of an Adaptive Approach to Environmental ChoiceBryan G. Norton and Allen Thompson8. Equitable Intergenerational Preferences and SustainabilityGeir B. Asheim9. Evaluating Impacts in the Distant Future: Cost-benefit Analyses, Discounting, and the AlternativesCameron Hepburn and Greer Gosnell10. Weak Sustainability, Conservation, and PrecautionAlan RandallPART III EQUITY WITHIN GENERATIONS11. Distribution, Sustainability and Environmental PolicyGeoffrey Heal and Bengt Kristr m12. Environmental Justice and SustainabilityJulian Agyeman13. Vulnerability, Poverty and Sustaining Well-beingW. Neil Adger and Alexandra Winkels14. Human Wellbeing and Sustainability: Interdependent and IntertwinedJ. Allister McGregor PART IV: GROWTH, CONSUMPTION AND NATURAL CAPITAL15. Green GrowthAlex Bowen16. Economic Growth and the EnvironmentMatthew A. Cole and Andrea Lucchesi17. The Resource Curse and Sustainable DevelopmentRichard M. Auty18. Sustainable ConsumptionTim Jackson19. Population and SustainabilityGeoffrey McNicoll20. Technological Lock-in and the Role of InnovationTimothy J. FoxonPART V: PROGRESS IN MEASURING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT21. Environmental AccountingGlenn-Marie Lange22. Genuine Saving as an Indicator of SustainabilityKirk Hamilton and Esther Naikal23. Measuring Sustainable Economic WelfarePhilip Lawn24. Ecological Footprint AccountsMathis Wackernagel, Gemma Cranston, Juan Carlos Morales and Alessandro GalliPART VI: THE INTERNATIONAL SETTING25. International Trade and Sustainable DevelopmentLouis Dupuy and Matthew Agarwala26. International Environmental CooperationCarlo Carraro 27. The International Politics of Sustainable DevelopmentJohn Vogler28. Financing for Sustainable DevelopmentSamuel Fankhauser and David PearcePART VII: DIMENSIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY 29. Climate Change Adaptation: A Risk-management ApproachGary W. Yohe30. Linking Climate Change Mitigation Research to Sustainable DevelopmentOttmar Edenhofer, Susanne Kadner, Christoph von Stechow, Gregor Schwerhoff and Gunnar Luderer31. Sustainable Development of Water ResourcesMatthew Agarwala and Tony Allan 32. Sustainable AgricultureClement A. Tisdell33. Sustainable Energy PolicyRichard Green, Yacob Mulugetta and ZhongXiang Zhang34. Sustainable Cities and Local SustainabilityYvonne Rydin35. Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and the Governance of BusinessAndy Gouldson, Rory Sullivan and Stavros AfionisIndex
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