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Title Ecological economics : the science and management of sustainability / edited by Robert Costanza ; technical editor, Lisa Wainger
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [1991]


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Description xiii, 525 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents A new scientific methodology for global environmental issues / Silvio O. Funtowicz, Jerome R. Ravetz -- Reserved rationality and the precautionary principle : technological change, time and uncertainty in environmental decision making / Charles Perrings -- The environment as capital / Salah El Serafy -- Alternative environmental and resource accounting approaches / Henry M. Peskin -- Correcting national income for environmental losses : a practical solution for a theroretical dilemma / Roefie Hueting -- National accounting, time and the environment : a neo-Austrian approach / Malte Faber, John L.R. Proops -- Accounting in ecological systems / Bruce Hannon -- Contributory values of ecosystem resources / Robert Ulanowicz
Ecological economic analysis for regional sustainable development / Leon C. Braat and Ineke Steetskamp -- Natural resource scarcity and economic growth revisited : economic and biophysical perspectives / Cutler J. Cleveland -- Economic biases against sustainable development / Colin Clark -- Assuring sustainability of ecological economic systems / Robert Costanza -- Local and global incentives for sustainability : failures in economic systems / Stephen Farber -- Intergenerational transfers and ecological sustainability / John H. Cumberland -- Economic strategies for mitigating the impacts of climate change on future generations / Ralph C. d'Arge and Clive Spash -- The role for economic incentives in international allocation of abatement effort / Tomasz Zylicz
Goals, agenda and policy recommendations for ecological economics / Robert Costanza, Herman E. Daly, Joy A. Bartholomew -- What do we want to sustain? : environmentalism and human evaluations / Kenneth E. Boulding -- Elements of environmental macroeconomics / Herman E. Daly -- Paramount positions in ecological economics / Garrett Hardin -- Sustainability and the problem of valuation / Talbot Page -- Driving forces, increasing returns and ecological sustainability / Paul Christensen -- Sustainability and discounting the future / Richard B. Norgaard and Richard B. Howarth -- Ecological health and sustainable resource management / Bryan G. Norton -- Environmental policy and distributional conflicts / Juan Martinez Alier
Government policy and ecological concerns : some lessons from the Brazilian experience / Clóvis Cavalcanti -- Tropical moist forest management : the urgency of transition to sustainability / Robert Goodland ... [et al.]
Rethinking ecological and economic education : a Gestalt shift / Mary E. Clark -- Ecological economics and multidisciplinary education / James Zucchetto -- Ecological engineering : approaches to sustainability and biodiversity in the US and China / William J. Mitsch -- On the significance of open boundaries for an ecologically sustainable development of human societies / AnnMari Jansson -- Integrated agro-industrial ecosystems : an assessment of the sustainability of a cogenerative approach to food, energy and chemicals production by photosynthesis / Enzo Tiezzi, N. Marchettini, and S. Ulgiati
Analysis Economic Environmental aspects
Notes Based on papers presented at a workshop held May 24-26, 1990 at the Aspen Institute
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Credits Based on papers presented at a workshop held May 24-26, 1990 at the Aspen Institute
Subject Ecology -- Economic aspects.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Environmental impact
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Costanza, Robert.
Wainger, Lisa.
Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies.
LC no. 91014453
ISBN 0231075626 (casebound : alk. paper)
0231075634 (paperback)