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Environmental Accounting in Theory and Practice

Series: Economy and Environment Volume: 11

Edited By: Kimio Uno and Peter Bartelmus

448 pages, Illus

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #71681 | ISBN: 0792345592
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About this book

Presents a comprehensive picture of the most modern research issues in the field, based on the experience of many countries with the introduction of integrated environmental and economic statistics, including physical accounting methods for material flows and spatial accounting for land use. Theoretical issues concerning the valuation of environmental goods and the concept of sustainability are also discussed.


Contents

Preface. Part I: Introduction. 1. Overview; P. Bartelmus. 2. Implementation of Environmental Accounting: Towards an Operational Manual; A. Alfieri, P. Bartelmus. Part II: Country Experiences. 3. JAPAN: The System of Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting (SEEA) - Trial Estimates and Remaining Issues; K. Oda, et al. 4. REPUBLIC OF KOREA: SEEA Pilot Compilation; Seung-Woo Kim, et al. 5. PHILIPPINES: Adaptation of the United Nations Sytem of Environmental Accounting; E.V. Domingo. 6. PHILIPPINES: Environmental Accounting as Instrument of Policy; M.S. Delos Angeles, H.M. Peskin. 7. USA: Integrated Economic and Environmental Accounts - Lessons Learned; J.S. Landefeld, S. Howell. 8. USA: Environmental Protection Activities and their Consequences; D.V. Nestor, C.A. Pasurka Jr. 9. NETHERLANDS: What's in a NAMEA? Recent Results; S.J. Keuning, M. de Haan. Part III: Physical and Spatial Accounting. 10. Measuring Canada's Natural Wealth: Why We Need both Physical and Monetary Accounts; A. Born. 11. Building Physical Accounts for Namibia: Depletion of Water, Minerals, and Fish Stock and Loss of Biodiversity; G.-M. Lange. 12. Material and Energy Flow Analysis in Germany: Accounting Framework, Information System, Applications; W. Radermacher, C. Stahmer. 13. Material Flow Accounts Indicating Environmental Pressure from Economic Sectors ; S. Bringezu, et al. 14. Land Use Accounting -- Pressure Indicators for Economic Activities; W. Radermacher. 15. Linking Land Cover, Intensity of Use and Botanical Diversity in an Accounting Framework in the UK; A. Stott. Part IV: Concepts, Methods and Analysis. 16. The Value of Nature-Valuation and Evaluation in Environmental Accounting; P. Bartelmus. 17. Environmental Protection Expenditure and its Representation in National Accounts; A. Steurer, et al. 18. Valuation for Developing Countries: A Challenge; J. Parikh, K.S. Parikh. 19. Greening the National Accounts: Valuation Issues and Policy Uses; M. Ward, K. Hamilton. 20. Modelling and Accounting Work in National Accounts; A. Vanoli. 21. Alternative Resource and Environmental Accounting Concepts and their Contribution to Policy; H.M. Peskin. 22. Modelling Towards Eco Domestic Product; B. Meyer, G. Ewerhart. Part V: Identifying Research Priority. 23. Identifying Research Priorities; K. Uno. References. Contributors. Index.

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