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Author Smith, Michael H., 1969-

Title Cents and sustainability [electronic resource] : securing our common future by decoupling economic growth from environmental pressures / Michael H. Smith, Karlson "Charlie" Hargroves and Cheryl Desha.

Imprint London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description lv, 405 p. : ill.
Note "The Natural Edge Project."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Securing "our common future" -- Achieving economic growth and reducing environmental pressures -- Factors that can undermine or even block efforts to achieve decoupling -- Factors that affect poorer nations' ability to achieve decoupling -- Informing and developing national strategies for decoupling -- Responding to the complexity of climate change -- Decoupling economic growth from greenhouse gas emissions -- Decoupling economic growth from loss of biodiversity and exosystem resilience -- Decoupling economic growth from freshwater extraction -- Decoupling economic growth from waste production -- Decoupling economic growth from air pollution -- Reducing air pollution through public interest litigation : the Delhi pollution case.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects.
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects.
Greenhouse gas mitigation.
Environmental policy.
Economic policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hargroves, Karlson, 1974-
Desha, Cheryl.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781844075294 (hardback : alk. paper)
184407529X (hardback : alk. paper)

 
    
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