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  1. Factor Four

    Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use - A Report to the Club of Rome

    By Ernst U.von Weizsacker

    Since the industrial revolution, progress has meant an increase in labour productivity. Factor Four describes a new form of progress, resource productivity, a form which meets the overriding imperative for the future (sustainability). It shows how at least four times as much wealth can be extracted...

    Published December 1st 1998 by Routledge

  2. Sustainability Perspectives for Resources and Business

    By Orie L. Loucks, O. Homer Erekson, John F. Bol, Raymond F. Gorman, Pamela C Johnson, Timothy C. Krehbiel

    Miami University in Oxford, Ohio offers a course entitled "Sustainability Perspectives," based on this text. The course was awarded "The Instructional Innovation Award" at the 1996 annual meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, an association of Decision Science professionals headquartered at...

    Published November 17th 1998 by CRC Press

  3. Instruments of Change

    Motivating and Financing Sustainable Development

    By Theodore Panayotou

    Instruments of Change examines the use of incentive systems and improved institutional arrangements to protect the environment and conserve natural resources, as a means towards sustainable development....

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

  4. Economics and Policy Issues in Climate Change

    By William D. Nordhaus

    Although the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol focused world attention on the global climate, it was just one step in the ongoing process of addressing climate change in all its facets. Research by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been ongoing since 1988. An extensive...

    Published September 11th 1998 by RFF Press

  5. Trade and Environment

    Conflict or Compatibility

    Edited by Duncan Brack

    Can trade liberalization and environmental protection be pursued together, or do the two objectives inevitably conflict? The rapid evolution of international regimes and institutions is increasingly bringing such conflicts to the fore. A consensus, both on the extent of the clash, and on how it can...

    Published July 1st 1998 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Community Development

    Studies in Economic, Environmental, and Cultural Revitalization

    By Marie Hoff

    The 1990s have been marked by a wide-spread awareness of the convergence of environmental, economic and social problems and issues. Many local workers have begun to recognize that severe setbacks or even collapse of their local economy is strongly related to environmental problems: either to the...

    Published March 4th 1998 by CRC Press

  7. Environmental and Resource Economics in the World of the Poor

    By Partha Dasgupta

    An eminent economist and social thinker explains his views on why traditional environmental and resource economics has not met the needs of the developing world. The gaps between haves and have-nots are so great, says Partha Dasgupta, that many premises of our analyses are mistaken or irrelevant in...

    Published February 5th 1998 by RFF Press

  8. An Almost Practical Step Toward Sustainability

    By Robert M. Solow

    Nobel Laureate Robert Solow explores how changes in social accounting practice could contribute to more rational debate and action in crafting economic and environmental policy. A thoughtful work about the wise use of society's natural resources, intergenerational equity, and the translation of...

    Published January 29th 1998 by RFF Press

  9. The Environmental Consequences of Growth

    Steady-State Economics as an Alternative to Ecological Decline

    By Douglas Booth

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    This book presents a new perspective on the link between economic growth and environmental change. All the key issues in environmental economics are covered, including: * industry, creation and environmental change * air, water and toxic pollution * economic growth and the limits of environmental...

    Published January 1st 1998 by Routledge

  10. Economics of Carbon Sequestration in Forestry

    By Terry J. Logan

    Since the 1992 Earth Summit, there have been increased efforts on an international scale to address global climate change. Reducing the increased levels of CO2 and other "greenhouse gases," which are believed to be contributing to this climatic change, will require major effort on the part of the...

    Published December 29th 1997 by CRC Press