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Title Green economy reader : lectures in ecological economics and sustainability / Stanislav Shmelev, editor.

Published Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
©2017

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Physical description 1 online resource (463 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Studies in ecological economics ; Volume 6
Studies in ecological economics ; v. 6.
Springer Earth and Environmental Science eBooks 2017 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The Life Required. Political Economy in the Long Emergency -- 2. How Economics Can Become Compatible with Democracy -- 3. Gaps in Mainstream Economics: Energy, Growth, and Sustainability -- 4. A Further Critique of Growth Economics -- 5. Multidimensional Assessment of Sustainability: Harmony vs. the Turning Point -- 6. System of Accounts for Global Entropy-Production (SAGE-P): The Accounting in the Topological Domain Space (TDS) of the Econosphere, Sociosphere, and the Ecosphere -- 7. The Green Economy in Europe: In Search for a Successful Transition -- 8. Measuring Natural Resource Use from the Micro to the Macro Level -- 9. Regenerative Cities -- 10. Multidimensional Sustainability Assessment for Megacities -- 11. The Economics of Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change -- 12. A Precauctionary Strategy to Avoid Dangerous Climate Change is Affordable: 12 Reasons -- 13. Renewable Energy in the UK: A Slow Transition -- 14. Social Metabolism and Ecological Distribution Conflicts in India and Latin America -- 15. Human Values and Sustainable Development -- 16. Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature.
Summary "State of the art in sustainability thinking, inspired by interdisciplinary ideas of ecological economics. This book is focusing on sustainability pathways, new economic theory, democracy and institutions, multidimensional assessment of sustainability, macroeconomic modelling and policies, climate change and renewable energy, resource flows and circular economy, regenerative cities, environmental conflicts and values. It will be helpful for MSc and PhD students in Economics, Management, Environmental Change, Ecological Economics, Development Economics, Sustainability and practitioners in business, international and nongovernmental organizations. Rich, diverse and thought provoking collection of top level contributions, it will help to facilitate the transition towards sustainability and educational reform"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Shmelev, Stanislav, editor, author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Environmental economics.
Ecology -- Economic aspects.
Sustainable development -- Economic aspects.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319389196 (electronic book)
331938919X (electronic book)
9783319389172 (cloth)
3319389173 (cloth)