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Blueprint for a Green Economy

Series: Blueprint Series Volume: 1

By: David Pearce, Anil Markandya and Edward Barbier

192 pages, Figs, tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1994 [2000 reprint] | #5680 | ISBN: 1853830666
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About this book

The Pearce Report was commissioned by the UK Government to examine ways in which `sustainable development' can be achieved, combining continued economic growth with the preservation of our environment. `...has set a new agenda for environmental protection.' Friends of the Earth

provides a powerful agenda. -- The Times


Contents

Part 1 Introduction: the idea of sustainable development; sustainable development as a bequest to the future; economy and environment; valuing the environment; anticipatory and reactive environmental policy; the challenge of global pollution; summarising the sustainable development approach to environmental policy; growth "versus" the environment?. Part 2 The meaning of sustainable development. Part 3 Valuing the environment. Part 4 Accounting for the environment. Part 5 project apprai Part 6 Discounting the future. Part 7 Prices and incentives for environmental improvement.

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