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Industrial Metabolism: Restructuring for Sustainable Development

Out of Print

Edited By: Robert U Ayres and Udo E Simonis

376 pages, Figs, tabs

BERNAN Associates (UNIPUB)

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #31594 | ISBN: 9280808419
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About this book

Covers major issues such as the transfer of clean technology, emphasising throughout that highly polluting industries must be prevented from merely migrating to the developing countries in any delinking process.


Contents

Part 1 General Implications: Industrial metabolism - theory and policy; industrial restructuring in industrial countries; The case of India; Evolution, sustainability and industrial metabolism. Patr 2 Case Studies: Sweden 1880-1980; The Rhine Basin; Switzerland; United States 1880-1980. Part 3 Further Implications: The precaution principle in environmental management, Transfer of clean(er) technologies to developing countries; A plethora of paradigms.

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