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Valuing The Earth

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Economics Ecology Ethics

Author : Herman E. Daly
ISBN : 0716711788
Genre : Economic development
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Environmental Ethics And The Global Marketplace

Author : Dorinda G. Dallmeyer
ISBN : 082032003X
Genre : Business & Economics
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The global market is the largest and most powerful socioeconomic institution on the planet, and as such it demands that those who desire to benefit from it or those who seek to regulate it realize the economic and environmental consequences of their actions. The contributors to Environmental Ethics and the Global Marketplace argue that the health of the environment is inextricably linked to the health of the economy, and economic strength depends on the preservation of environmental values. Ultimately, economic and environmental sciences must merge more completely if we are to arrive at ethically justified principles as the basis for national and international environmental policy process, enabling environmental ethics to move beyond academic venues into domestic and international decision making.

Principles Of Environmental Economics

Author : Ahmed Hussen
ISBN : 9781134476459
Genre : Business & Economics
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Can economic growth be environmentally sustainable? This crucial question goes right to the heart of environmental economics and is a matter of increasing concern globally. The first edition of this popular title was the first introductory textbook in environmental economics that truly attempted to integrate economics with not only the environment but also ecology. This new version builds and improves upon the popular formula with new material, new examples, new pedagogical features and new questions for discussion. With international case-studies and examples, this book will prove an excellent choice for introducing both students and other academics to the world of environmental economics.

Principles Of Environmental Economics And Sustainability

Author : Ahmed Hussen
ISBN : 9780415676908
Genre : Business & Economics
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Recent years have witnessed considerable consolidation between the disciplines of environmental and ecological economics at research level, but until now textbooks in the area have done little to reflect this. Ahmed Hussen's book is to date the only one to reconcile the two standpoints. The central focus of the book will continue to be on this systematic integration of both mainstream and ecological approaches to environmental economics, and an acknowledgement that enduring solutions to major contemporary environmental challenges can be obtained through studies based on a well-conceived and balanced interdisciplinary approach. However, this third edition also contains much that is new. Chiefly, brand new chapters appear covering the following topics: The economics of climate change The economics of biodiversity and ecosystem services 'Green' accounting and alternative economic and social indicators of sustainability The business case for environmental sustainability An Appendix that provides a brief historical account of the development of ecological economics The result is a comprehensive introduction to the main facets of environmental and ecological economics — a text that boldly refuses to put up barriers between disciplines and takes a holistic approach to vital issues. This student-friendly textbook contains a variety of study tools including learning points, boxed features, case studies, revision questions and discussion questions, and an Appendix that provides students with a review of basic economic principles relevant to the study of the environment and its management. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book will prove an excellent choice for introducing both students and academics to the world of environmental economics.

Culture Of Ecology

Author : Robert E. Babe
ISBN : 9780802035950
Genre : Business & Economics
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There is a fundamental contradiction between economics and ecology. Activities that increase well-being by economic criteria often erode ecosystem vitality, and what preserves and enhances environmental well-being is often deemed 'inefficient' to economic demands. Regrettably, in our culture, we usually accord much greater importance to economic concerns than to ecology. However, given many indicators of continued environmental degradation - escalating rates of species extinctions, global warming, the profusion of toxins in our air, water, and soil - it is increasingly urgent that economics be infused with ecological principles. In Culture of Ecology, Robert Babe proposes a move towards more ecologically-sound waysof thinking, communicating, and acting, including those usually termed 'economic.' His vision for a sustainable future entails recognizing and compensating for the inherent bias of all modes of communicating, reducing the centrality of money as a medium of communication, re-establishing systems of valuation outside the bounds of commodity exchange, and heightening equality to ease flows of information more in keeping with ecological realities. Culture of Ecology marks the beginning in a struggle to prove that, given the right approach, economy and ecosystem need not be mutually exclusive.

Economics And The Environment

Author : Eban S. Goodstein
ISBN : 9781119397656
Genre : Business & Economics
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Climate change has morphed from an environmental problem into a challenge to civilization itself. As CO2 levels have continued to rise, the 8th Edition of this book is now more relevant than ever. Retaining the approach of the original edition, the newest iteration features global warming as the framing example for a comprehensive look at environmental economics. Pedagogical clarity is ensured by the book’s central focus on four highly-focused questions: How much pollution is too much? Is the government up to the job? How can we do better? How can we resolve global issues? The text also continues with a strong focus on natural resources economics and ecosystem services. Updates to the book are included to address the very latest concerns, standards, and legislation related to environmental issues, providing students with a comprehensive look at this important topic while maintaining an accessible approach that makes the material engaging and highly relevant.

From Uneconomic Growth To A Steady State Economy

Author : Herman E. Daly
ISBN : 9781783479979
Genre : Electronic books
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øEditorial-style policy essays substantiate Daly�s argument and he provides specific application of steady-state economics to important current issues, including monetary reform, tax reform, international trade and population. The book also includes di

Ecological Economics

Author : Robert Costanza
ISBN : 9780231513241
Genre : Business & Economics
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Ecological economics is a new transdisciplinary approach to understanding and managing the ecology and economics of our world for sustainability on local, regional, and global scales. The previous isolation of these two fields has led to economic and environmental policies that have been mutually destructive rather than reinforcing in the long term. This book brings together these two disciplines in chapters covering the basic worldview of ecological economics; accounting, modeling, and analysis of ecological economicl systems; and necessary institutional changes and case studies.

For The Common Good

Author : Herman E. Daly
ISBN : 0807047058
Genre : Business & Economics
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Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political Book Economist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how conventional economics and a growth-oriented industrial economy have led us to the brink of environmental disaster, and show the possibility of a different future. Named as one of the Top 50 Sustainability Books by University of Cambridges Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Greenleaf Publishing.

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