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National Environmental Accounting

Author : Joy E Hecht
ISBN : 9781136525636
Genre : Law
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This book presents national environmental, or 'green' accounting as it has developed in Europe and other parts of the world. It introduces the most recent methods developed through the United Nations Statistical Department and other international organizations, but bridges the gap between the superficial treatment of environmental accounting in economics textbooks and environmental literature, on the one hand, and the highly technical manuals of international organizations, on the other. Joy Hecht begins with a history and introduction to national income accounting. The first part of her book explains how the environmental accounts build on the structure of the 1993 System of National Accounts. She then shows the UN approach to accounting applied to pollution, recycling, and the management of natural resources such as forests, minerals, and fisheries. The third section discusses how the accounts approach green GDP and other macroeconomic indicators. The book concludes by going beyond the UN structures to discuss other adjusted macroeconomic measures and how accounting data can be used to build them. National Environmental Accounting is a non-technical introduction to an increasingly important field. It is a must-read for anyone interested in how environmental accounts can help society move towards greater sustainability.

Welfare Economics And Sustainable Development Volume I

Author : Yew-Kwang Ng
ISBN : 9781848260092
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Welfare Economics and Sustainable Development theme is a component of Encyclopedia of Development and Economic Sciences in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. This theme introduces welfare economics and sustainable development in four topics dealing with four important issues to be considered in implementing sustainable development. These are: the use of ethics and discounting and economic growth models in balancing the interests of future generations against those of the present; the advantages and limitations of national accounting methodologies as means of evaluating sustainability; the international dimensions of sustainable development arising out of environmental and economic linkages among nations; and the nature of institutions required to promote sustainable development. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.

Quantitative Eco Nomics

Author : Peter Bartelmus
ISBN : 1402069669
Genre : Business & Economics
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This thought-provoking and colorful book cuts through the fog of vision and advocacy by comparing and applying new quantitative tools of both environmental and ecological economics. Environmental accounts and empirical analyses provide operational concepts and measures of the sustainability of economic performance and growth. The text raises doubts, however, about the measurability of sustainable development. Further reading sections are provided at the end of each chapter.

Environmental Accounting

Author : Howard T. Odum
ISBN : OCLC:58560346
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Lessons Learned From Environmental Accounting

Author : Joy E. Hecht
ISBN : 0967060516
Genre : Nature
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Environmental accounting ? the modification of the national income accounts to take into consideration the economic role of the environment ? has grown in importance over the past ten years. However, many countries have not yet implemented such accounts, and there is much controversy about whether and how to do so. This paper aims to shed light on this situation through nine country case studies: Norway, The Netherlands, Sweden, France, Canada, The Philippines, Namibia, Germany, and the United States.

Handbook Of Sustainable Development

Author : Giles Atkinson
ISBN : 9781782544708
Genre : Business & Economics
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This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be measured and achieved.ø

Yearbook Of European Environmental Law

Author : Thijs F.M. Etty
ISBN : 0199289271
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Yearbook of European Environmental Law is a joint venture between leading academics, practitioners, and Community officials. Academics and students will find a wealth of information in the stimulating and clearly written articles. The well-structured and reliable Annual Survey is specifically designed to provide easy access to the very latest developments in environmental law at the European level. Separate parts of the Yearbook are devoted to important policy documents and reviews of books.

Abstracts Of Public Administration Development And Environment

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ISBN : IND:30000111030197
Genre : Developing countries
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The Journal Of Environment Development

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ISBN : UOM:39015066030217
Genre : Economic development
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Encyclopedia Of Global Resources Mineral Leasing Act South Africa

Author : Craig W. Allin
ISBN : 1587656477
Genre : Nature
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The topic of our natural resources has become an important issue over the last few years. The abundance of some (and scarcity of others) has sparked many a debate. The four volumes in this set discuss not only the aspects of the resources themselves, but their economic and social impact as well. Plus, complimentary online access is provided through Salem Science.

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