An introduction to the green economy : science, systems and sustainability / Adrian C. Newton and Elena Cantarello.

The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable ener...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Main Author: Newton, Adrian C.
Other Authors: Cantarello, Elena
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
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Summary:The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable energy, biodiversity conservation, resource efficiency, recycling of materials and green infrastructure. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the green economy, using a strongly interdisciplinary approach based on environmental science, rather than treating it as a sub-set of.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxiii, 358 pages : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781134654451
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