An Introduction to Ecological Economics

An Introduction to Ecological Economics Ecological economics is a way of rethinking the relationship between humans and the environment and working out the implications of how we manage our lives and the planet An Introduction to Ecological

  • Title: An Introduction to Ecological Economics
  • Author: Robert Costanza Herman E. Daly John H. Cumberland
  • ISBN: 9781884015724
  • Page: 276
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Ecological economics is a way of rethinking the relationship between humans and the environment and working out the implications of how we manage our lives and the planet An Introduction to Ecological Economics offers a starting point for undergraduate and graduate students and environmental professionals interested in this transdisciplinary field Beginning in Section 1Ecological economics is a way of rethinking the relationship between humans and the environment and working out the implications of how we manage our lives and the planet An Introduction to Ecological Economics offers a starting point for undergraduate and graduate students and environmental professionals interested in this transdisciplinary field Beginning in Section 1 with a description of some current problems in society and their underlying causes, Section 2 then takes a historical perspective to explain how world views regarding economics and ecology have evolved Section 3 presents the fundamental principles of ecological economics, and Part 4 outlines and discusses a set of policies for creating a sustainable society as well as instruments that could be used to implement those policies A conclusions section summarizes the main points of the book and proposes prospects for the future Let An Introduction to Ecological Economics introduce you to important issues affecting our ecology, our economy, our world.

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    1. An introduction to Ecological Economics co-written by Robert Costanza, John H. Cumberland, Herman Daly, Robert Goodland and Richard B Norgaard addresses the importance for the scale of economy to articulate the scale of ecology. As the population is expanding accompanied with an increasing and uncontrollable human activity, this led to three very important crises: 1) climatic/environmental crisis; 2) biodiversity degradation; 3) and ecosystem degradation. Analysing various variables borrowed fro [...]

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