The Gaia Atlas of Green Economics

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Anchor Books, 1.1.1992 - 191 sivua
Every day, all over the world, billions of people play their part in humanity's global growth economy. Money is the god, material wealth the principal virtue, and market economics the ruler of our times. But this economics of consumption is full of hidden costs. It is drawing us ever deeper into social, ecological, and economic crisis. We are trading the health of the Earth and our communities for freeways and the free market. This pioneering work in "green" economics shows us a way out of this destructive obsession with economic growth. It explores a new concept of wealth and wealth creation; it describes a new economics synthesis between the market, state, families, and communities; it sets out what governments and people can do to build a sustainable society - to create prosperity and a fairer world in a healthy environment. Paul Ekins is one of the foremost thinkers in a new field, working to bring economics into line with the realities of our time and show people how economics affects all our lives. Mayer Hillman and Robert Hutchison contribute their specialist knowledge of social policy issues.

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Wealth and wellbeing
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Capital and income 48 Ecocapital 50 Human capital
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Social and organizational capital 56 Manufactured
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Paul Ekins an environmental economist, joined King 's College London as Professor of Energy and Environment Policy in January 2008. He was a Member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution from 2002-2008 and, from 2003-2007, was on the UK Government 's Sustainable Energy Policy Advisory Board.

Mayer Hillman is Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Policy Studies Institute in London. He is one of the first proponents of personal carbon rationing as the way for the world's population to prevent serious damage from climate change.
Tina Fawcett is a senior researcher at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford.
Sudhir Chella Rajan is a professor of humanities and social sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and a Senior Associate at the Tellus Institute in Boston.

Robert J. Hutchinson is the former managing editor of "Hawaii" magazine, and has written sports, science, gambling, and travel articles for numerous publications. He lives in southern California with his wife, Glenn Ellen, also a writer, and their three sons, Robert John, James, and Kelly.

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