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Elements of Ecological Economics

By: Ralf Eriksson (Author), Jan Otto Andersson (Author)

164 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Routledge

Paperback | Mar 2010 | #183655 | ISBN-13: 9780415473811
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Hardback | Mar 2010 | #183656 | ISBN-13: 9780415473804
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About this book

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of ecological economics, an interdisciplinary project trying to give answers to the problems related to the overexploitation of the earth's resources today. These include the problems of global warming and the overuse of the seas. The book also gives an exposition of the closely related problems of global welfare and justice.


Contents

1. The global ethical trilemma
2. Economic growth and human development
3. Ethics and ecological economics
4. Environmental economics
5. Ecological economics: the science of Sustainability
6. The Economics and Ethics of Climate Change
7. Global food security
8. Man and the seas: The oceans and the Baltic Sea
9. Growth and degrowth -- is another economy possible?


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