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New Blueprint for a Green Economy

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ISBN-10: 1849713537

ISBN-13: 9781849713535

Edition: 2012

Authors: Edward B. Barbier, Anil Markandya

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Published in 1989, Blueprint for a Green Economy presented, for the first time, practical policy measures for 'greening' modern economies and putting them on a path to sustainable development. The current book, written by two of the Blueprint authors, revisits and updates its main messages by asking, first, what has been achieved in the past 20 years, and second, what more needs to be done to generate a truly 'green economy' in the 21st century? Blueprint had one over-arching theme. Making economies more sustainable requires urgent progress in three key policy areas: valuing the environment, accounting for the environment and incentives for environmental improvement. Today, with the threat…    
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Book details

List price: $29.16
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 11/2/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Edward B. Barbier is the John S. Bugas Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming. He has over twenty-five years' experience as an environmental and resource economist, working mainly on the economics of environment and development issues. He is the author of many books on environmental policy, including Natural Resources and Economic Development (2005), A Global Green New Deal (2010) and Scarcity and Frontiers: How Economies Have Developed Through Natural Resource Exploitation (2010), all published by Cambridge University Press.

Foreword by Lord Patten of Barnes CH
Blueprint for a Green Economy in the twenty-first century
Sustainable development
Progress in valuing the environment
Accounting for the environment and sustainability
Progress in prices and incentives for environmental improvement
Towards a green global economy