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Author Smith, Michael H., 1969-

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

Publ Info London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HD75.6 .S616 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HD75.6 .S616 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript lv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "The Natural Edge Project."
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
LC subject Economic development -- Environmental aspects
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Environmental policy
Economic policy
Add Author Hargroves, Karlson, 1974-
Desha, Cheryl
ISBN 9781844075294 (hardback : alk. paper)
184407529X (hardback : alk. paper)