National Environmental Accounting
Bridging the Gap Between Ecology and Economy
By (author) Joy E. Hecht
Normal Price: $224.00
Your Price: $201.60 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $22.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.08 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
National Environmental Accounting by Joy E. Hecht
Book DescriptionThis book presents national environmental, or 'green' accounting as it has developed in Europe and other parts of the world. It introduces the most recent methods developed through the United Nations Statistical Department and other international organizations, but bridges the gap between the superficial treatment of environmental accounting in economics textbooks and environmental literature, on the one hand, and the highly technical manuals of international organizations, on the other. Joy Hecht begins with a history and introduction to national income accounting. The first part of her book explains how the environmental accounts build on the structure of the 1993 System of National Accounts. She then shows the UN approach to accounting applied to pollution, recycling, and the management of natural resources such as forests, minerals, and fisheries. The third section discusses how the accounts approach green GDP and other macroeconomic indicators. The book concludes by going beyond the UN structures to discuss other adjusted macroeconomic measures and how accounting data can be used to build them. National Environmental Accounting is a non-technical introduction to an increasingly important field. It is a must-read for anyone interested in how environmental accounts can help society move towards greater sustainability.
Buy National Environmental Accounting book by Joy E. Hecht from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781891853937
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Resources for the Future Press (RFF Press)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 21-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joy E. Hecht
National Environmental Accounting, Paperback (October 2004)» View all books by Joy E. Hecht
Presents national environmental, or 'green' accounting as it has developed in Europe and other parts of the world. This book introduces the various methods developed through the United Nations Statistical Department and other international organizations. It presents a history and introduction to national income accounting.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about National Environmental Accounting book by Joy E. Hecht and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Joy E. Hecht
Joy E. Hecht is a consultant on international environmental and accounting issues. She worked previously for the World Conservation Union on the Green Accounting Initiative.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.