Measuring Sustainable Development v. 3
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Blueprint by David Pearce
Book Description"Blueprint 3" is the direct sequel to the ground-breaking "Blueprint for a Green Economy". Taking the argument much further, David Pearce and his colleagues show how progress towards sustainability in the UK can be measured. They set out the conditions for sustainable development and the measures of economic progress these imply, before looking in detail at all the main areas of economic activity to which the measures are applicable. The result is a wide-ranging and cogent critique of existing policies which also offers new options - options which will require far-reaching reform of this country's existing political and institutional structure. "Blueprint 3" will be a touchstone for future discussions of all the major policy areas.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853831836
(216mm x 138mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Acid Rain in Europe, Paperback (December 1997)
A set of environmental targets tends to be informed by comparisons of the apparent economic cost of achieving the target, and the perceived benefits. This book provides an evaluation of the extent to which this "cost effectiveness" approach could be still better informed by an analysis of benefits.
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Conservation Today, Paperback (May 1989)» View all books by David Pearce
This book provides a comprehensive survey of the latest developments in heritage preservation including 60 case histories of successful developments over the last decade and sets out an action agenda for the future.
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Author Biography - David Pearce
David Pearce is Professor of Environmental Economics at University College London, and Director of the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE).
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