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Saving the planet : [electronic resource] how to shape an environmentally sustainable global economy / Lester R. Brown, Christopher Flavin, Sandra Postel.

By: Brown, Lester Russell, 1934-.
Contributor(s): Flavin, Christopher | Postel, Sandra.
Material type: TextTextSeries: The Worldwatch environmental alert series. Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1991Edition: 1st ed.Description: 224 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0393030709 :; 9780393030709; 0393308235 (pbk.); 9780393308235 (pbk.).Subject(s): Sustainable development | Economic development -- Environmental aspects | Environmental policy | Economic conditions Related to Environment | DESARROLLO ECONOMICO -- ASPECTOS AMBIENTALES | POLITICA AMBIENTAL | Milieueconomie | Duurzame ontwikkelingDDC classification: 363.7/056 Other classification: 83.63 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Uncover the lifeboats! -- The efficiency revolution -- Building a solar economy -- Reusing and recycling materials -- Protecting the biological base -- Grain for eight billion -- A stable world population -- From growth to sustainable progress -- Better indicators of human welfare -- Reshaping government incentives -- Green taxes -- Banking on the environment -- The struggle for a new world.
Summary: Describes an environmental research team's plan for a global economy.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-216) index.

Uncover the lifeboats! -- The efficiency revolution -- Building a solar economy -- Reusing and recycling materials -- Protecting the biological base -- Grain for eight billion -- A stable world population -- From growth to sustainable progress -- Better indicators of human welfare -- Reshaping government incentives -- Green taxes -- Banking on the environment -- The struggle for a new world.

Describes an environmental research team's plan for a global economy.

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