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Environmental Options: Accounting for Sustainability

Series: Economy and Environment Volume: 10

By: Kimio Uno

419 pages, Tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #47442 | ISBN: 0792335139
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About this book

The author constructs a systematic statistical framework for studying the environment and technology, the economy and society, and performs a series of analyses of the impact of human activities on the environment. The many topics analysed include: energy consumption, resource use, water and air pollution, technology, recycling, and pollution prevention.


Contents

I: What is at Issue. 1. Global Environment and Governance. II: Energy and Environment. 2. Environmental Options. 3. Energy Demand and Supply. 4. Lifestyle and Environment. 5. Transportation. III: Coping with Environmental Disruption. 6. Pollution Prevention Investment. 7. Produce-Consume-and-Recycle. 8. Environment-Related R&D. IV: Natural Environment and the Economy. 9. Land Use. 10. Resource Endowment and International Linkages. V: Measuring Quality of Environment. 11. Composite Measures of Quality of Life. 12. Social, Economic, and Environmental Data Set.

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