Energy, Economics, And The Environment

Energy, Economics, And The Environment : Conflicting Views Of An Essential Interrelationship

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This book gives an overview of the problem of providing economics with a biophysical foundation, explains the importance of energy in economic valuation and aims to develop novel ways of evaluating the physical constraints of our planet and the services provided by the natural environment.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0367019108
  • 9780367019105

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Toward a Biophysical Foundation for Economics 2. Energy, Matter, and Economic Valuation: Where Do We Stand? 3. The Energy Cost of Energy 4. The Response of Orthodox Economics 5. Reply 6. Embodied Energy, Energy Analysis, and Economics 7. Ending the Squanderarchy 8. Postscript: Unresolved Problems and Issues for Further Research 9. Reply: An Embodied Energy Theory of Value 10. Reply
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