internationalization, poverty reduction, and the unsung concept of scale leading to uneconomic growth, are precisely what we need to prevent the current liquidation of our beautiful world.
This book will galvanize you into the action we need so much.' -- Robert Goodland, Environmental adviser, World Bank Group, 1978-2001 `In this book, written in crystal clear style, Herman Daly reiterates the main points of his analysis and vision, he praises some teachers (John Ruskin, Frederick Soddy, Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, Kenneth Boulding), he fearlessly attacks some adversaries in the World Bank and MIT, and he offers some advice to the government of his own country, to the Russian Duma, and especially to OPEC that, if followed, would change the world very much for the better.
These include: limits to growth; full-world versus empty-world economics; uneconomic growth; definitions of sustainability; peak oil; steady-state economics; allocation versus distribution versus scale issues; non-enclosure of rival goods and enclosure of non-rival goods; production functions and the laws of thermodynamics; OPEC and Kyoto; involuntary resettlement and development; resource versus value-added taxation; globalization versus internationalization; immigration; climate change; and the philosophical presuppositions of policy, including the policies suggested in connection with the topics above.
This fascinating work will appeal to scholars and academics of ecological, environmental, development, and environmental resource economics and studies.
This book seeks to identify the blind spots and errors in standard growth economics, alongside the corrections that ecological economics offers to better guide us toward a sustainable economy - one with deeper biophysical and ethical roots.
Under the general heading of sustainability and ecological economics, many specific topics are here brought into relation with each other.
He was a co-founder and associate editor of the journal, Ecological Economics He is also a recipient of an Honorary Right Livelihood Award, the Heineken Prize for Environmental Science from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Sophie Prize (Norway), the Leontief Prize from the Global Development and Environment Institute and was chosen as Man of the Year 2008 by Adbusters magazine.
He is widely credited with having originated the idea of uneconomic growth, though some credit this to Marilyn Waring who developed it more completely in her study of the UN System of National Accounts. Books (2003, with Joshua Farley) Articles Daly, Herman E.
Comprises about 25 articles, speeches, congressional testimonies, reviews, and critiques from Herman Daly's work.
This book seeks to identify the blind spots and errors in standard growth economics, alongside the corrections that ecological economics offers to guide us toward a sustainable economy - one with deeper biophysical and ethical roots.