Wild Ideas

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This timely and original book is firmly grounded in the theory and application of economics, in contrast to much of the previous research which has tended to adopt an environmental or sociological perspective. Annex2: Summaries Environmental of Evaluation CaseStudies suggestthat if policy reforms were introducedin the financial and housing markets. A method to determine land requirements relating to food consumption patterns.

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Alivelihood: The Art of Sustainable Success

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Bookchin contends that capitalism and market relationships, if unchecked, have the capacity to reduce the planet to a mere resource to be exploited. Those who suggest the other line, point out that the items listed above are determinants of well-being. Finally.becauseof the scarcity of capital. along the path AB). Where such a sophisticated approachmay be impractical. and existencevalue possiblyincreases. and large irreversible damagemightoccur. a better altemnative might be to impose a sustainability constraint.

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Asia Bond Monitor - March 2013

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Lower is better. � Freight and commercial transport efficiency � Speed, quality and affordability of Freight and commercial transport. Norwegian Green Tax Commission (1996) Policies for a Better Environment and High Employment, Norwegian Government, Oslo. Finally, the paper deals with the problem of slowing down the economy to zero growth without causing a crisis and the problem of changing the consumption expectations in consumption societies.

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WorldShift 2012: Making Green Business, New Politics, and

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All forms of energy production create some form of environmental impact that frequently involves resource depletion. First. such as the net present value (NPV) and internal rate of return (IRR). becauselong-lasting societiesare likely to have a bigger stake in the more distant future than relatively short-livedindividuals. The process of applying the Precautionary Principle must be open, informed and democratic and must include potentially affected parties. Conceptual and analytical challenges in building sustainable communities.

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Food Justice and the Industrial Food System (Routledge

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This must be done against a background of world population growth that is creating an ever growing demand for food whilst the increasing episodes of extreme weather in the UK and worldwide due to climate change will reduce the UK's ability to feed itself or rely on imported food - Saltford Environment Group (2013) Destroying green belt agricultural land for immediate economic gain is like burning your children's inheritance to cook a single meal - Phil Harding, Saltford (2013) The food system must become sustainable, whilst adapting to climate change and substantially contributing to climate change mitigation...

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Climate Change: What's Your Business Strategy? (Memo to the

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Again, sustainability challenges the residents of a particular community to determine what is just and right within sustainable parameters. To do this, we need to educate people - Mikhail Gorbachev When future generations judge those who came before them on environmental issues, they may conclude "they didn't know": let us not go down in history as the generations who knew, but didn't care - Mikhail Gorbachev (2002) The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired in value - Theodore Roosevelt If we are so selfish that we live unsustainable lifestyles, when will we learn that a sustainable lifestyle serves self interest better? - unattributable Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent.

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M&E Innovations for Development Project Management

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According to Murray Bookchin, the idea that humans must dominate nature is common in hierarchical societies. The authorsare careful to point out that visitation plans were not an overwhelming factor in determining preservation value bids. Foodgrains and starchy roots are the primary sources of calories, while proteins are obtained primarily from products like milk, meat, fish, pulses, and oil-seeds. 45. Initially, as pointed out by Vale (2011), Nordhaus found that the laissez-faire would not be enough, and that State intervention beyond pricing would be required (as in the establishment of minimum efficiency standards for engines), in order to force a faster adjustment of emissions to adequate safety levels.24 However, he abandoned this idea, which is alien to neoclassical orthodoxy, to favor a strictly orthodox treatment of internalization of a global environmental externality.

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Don't Tax More, Tax Different: A Tax Paradigm for

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Since macroeconomics lacks the concept of throughput it is to be expected that the concept of "uneconomic growth" will not make sense to macroeconomists. AR9307. efforts ASALaddresses lan(I tenure and forest mgt.199I Improveland tenure tco encourage conservation. 1991 Wastefuluse of agricultural. water charges. As such, the Gospels teach that no human can serve both God and money (Matt 6:24, Luke 16:13) and that it is "easier, in fact, for a camel to get through the eye of a sewing needle than for a rich man to get into the Kingdom of God." (Luke 18:25) Overtime, many economists have taken from these two sources - and of course benefited from their rich and numerous secondary themes - intertwining ethical and engineering approaches.

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Environmental Movements in Majority and Minority Worlds: A

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Chapter 1, Part 1 and Chapter 2, Introduction. This means that it relates directly to current thinking about the Big Questions of sustainability on the global agenda. Figure 2. and international economic analysis (finance. agriculture. river basins.1 indicates the hierarchical nature of decisionmaking in modem society. and also interact with many different economic sectors within each country. multisectoral macroeconomic analysis. and (5) urban-industrial areas (for example.. 0 LL 2 < Z LAND 0 z oiz SECTDRAL 0 o< ZO Z -. (4) water resources (for example.

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Sustainability Indicators: Measuring the Immeasurable?

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Or is the obligation of this generation to leave a resource which has the same capacity to perform the functions of aluminum? She also conducted research on international agricultural technology transfer systems. New Zealand Sustainable Transport Benchmarking (Henning, et al. 2011) The New Zealand Transport Agency is developing a comprehensive benchmarking system to evaluate transport system performance. Are these not immanently anti-ecological? Here it must be emphasized that these growth projections are always made in close connection with Marx’s vision of free and well-rounded human development, not with growth of material production and consumption for their own sake.

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