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State of the World Innovations for a Sustainable Economy

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ISBN-10: 0393330311

ISBN-13: 9780393330311

Edition: 25th

Authors: Erik Assadourian, Bill Baue, Ricardo Bayon, Gary Gardner, Thomas Prugh

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"Comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible."Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson Growing evidence suggests that the global economy, rooted in ideas and assumptions that were progressive two hundred years ago, is now destroying its own ecological base and offering little to billions of impoverished people. In response, pioneers are creating the architecture of sustainable economies, one innovation at a time.State of the World 2008describes these innovationsfrom microfinance to closed-loop manufacturing and the use of trusts to protect common resourcesas well as identifying the obstacles that prevent a critical mass of people and organizations from moving toward sustainability, and rallying coalitions of stakeholders that can produce win-win solutions and strategies for achieving specific sustainability goals.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 25th
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English