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Economic Growth Versus the Environment The Politics of Wealth, Health and Air Pollution by Judith A. Cherni

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
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Subjects:

  • Atmospheric pollution,
  • Environmental economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Development - Business Development,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Business & Economics-Development - Business Development,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Nature-Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Air,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Health aspects,
  • Pollution

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10558497M
ISBN 10033392956X
ISBN 109780333929568

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Judith A. Cherni presents a critical text of interdisciplinary research and a theoretical argued case for analyzing a physical/social problem with a political economic approach. The author identifies the convergence of global economic growth trends and the localization of environmental . Economic Growth versus the Environment: The Politics of Wealth, Health and Air Pollution. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lecomber, Richard, Economic growth versus the environment. New York: Wiley, [] (OCoLC) The author identifies the convergence of global economic growth trends and the localization of environmental and health risks. Backed by scientific findings, she challenges the exclusive use of the natural sciences for explanation. Drawing also .

Gowdy J.M. () Economic Growth Versus the Environment. In: Coevolutionary Economics: The Economy, Society and the Environment. Natural Resource Management and Cited by: 4. Book Description: China's Dilemma—Economic Growth, the Environment and Climate Change examines the challenges China will have to confront in order to maintain rapid growth while coping with the global financial turbulence, some rising socially destabilising tensions such as income inequality, an over-exploited environment and the long-term pressures of global . The relationship between economic growth and the environment is, and will always remain, controversial. Some see the emergence of new pollution problems, the lack of success in dealing with global warming and the still rising population in the Third World as proof positive that humans are a short-sighted and rapacious by: From a global perspective, zero-percent economic growth is not a serious option. "The huge disparities, for instance between Africa and Europe, or .

Abstract. The relationship between economic growth and the environment is, and will always remain, controversial. Some see the emergence of new pollution problems, the lack of success in dealing with global warming and the still rising population in the Third World as proof positive that humans are a short-sighted and rapacious species. Discover the best Environmental Economics in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. No one wants to stop economic progress that could give millions better lives. But we must insist on sustainable development that combines environmental care, social justice and economic growth. Earth cannot support unrestricted growth. Companies in developed countries already have higher costs of production because of rules to protect the.   The reality is that it will not be possible to sustain high growth in the coming years without environmental care. The universal drive for higher incomes in the face of mounting environmental destruction has heightened the expressed tension between fast growth and environmental protection.