Handbook of Green Economics (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
347
Utgivningsdatum
2011-12-01
Förlag
The Green Economics Institute
Medarbetare
Pepinyte, Ieva (red.)
Illustrationer
Illustrations, map
ISBN
9781907543036
Handbook of Green Economics (häftad)

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List of Contributors Priscilla Alderson is Professor of Childhood Studies, Institute of Education, University of London. Her sociology research includes work on children's rights, competence and consent, the views and experiences of children with long-term illness or disability and services for them, ethics and methods of social research. She teaches on an MA about the sociology of childhood and children's rights. Details of 300 publications are on www.ioe.ac.uk/ssru. Victor Anderson leads the 'One Planet Economy' programme at WWF-UK. He is the author of 'Alternative Economic Indicators' and 'Energy Efficiency Policies' (both published by Routledge). From 2000 to 2003, he was an elected member of the London Assembly, and became Environment Advisor to the Mayor, Ken Livingstone. He was also a Board Member of the London Development Agency. Victor worked for three years as an economist for the UK Sustainable Development Commission, a government advisory body, where he assisted Tim Jackson with the writing of 'Prosperity without Growth?' He has also worked at the House of Commons. Victor has contributed to several Green Economics Institute conferences and publications. Dzintra Atstaja is Associate professor of BA School of Business and Finance, Doctor of Economics. She specialises in: Macroeconomics and Sustainable Development, e-learning, Environmental management, Civil Defence and Work Safety. She is a member of European Society for the History of Economic Thought, and Latvian Association of Economics. Sophie Billington is an economist and econometrician at Bristol University. Her main areas of interest are developmental economics and econometrics. Sophie is interested in applied econometrics, econometric theory and the wide ranging and changing approaches to modelling economic problems. She has been instrumental in methodology debates in Green Economics. Katie Black has been working with the Green Economics Institute since graduating from the University of Leeds with a first-class Masters in Chemistry in July 2010. A specialist in Carbon Capture and Storage, she has represented the Institute and given speeches at several events and attended the COP16 climate change conference in Cancun as a delegate of the Institute. She will start a new post in the civil service in the Autumn of 2011. Davide Bottos is an Italian Master student of Economics at the Universita degli Studi di Udine in Italy. After high school he enrolled in the faculty of economics in Udine, where he obtained his first degree in January 2008 with a presentation of a thesis on the classical theory of price discrimination. In 2009 he studied for six months at the "Skarbek Graduate School of Business Economics" in Warsaw (Poland) as an Erasmus student. He became interested in the Green Economy by reading news that concerned the environment, mobility, energy and climate change. His opinion is that we must act so that governments implement all the policies that drive economic activity to a lower waste of resources and greater sustainability. Alan Bouquet has an MSc in Climate Change from the University of East Anglia. He has always been interested in how humanity interacts with the world around us; how we perceive nature and the impacts we have on it. He has written for the All Parliamentary Group for Aid, Debt and Trade and blogged on various environmental issues. He is now working for the Green Economics Institute. Rosita Bujokaite is at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania. She specialises macroeconomic analysis and economic politics. Her main topics of interest are related to economic crisis phenomenon and crisis management as well as the economic anti-crisis politics. She is participating in the activity of Lithuanian NGO Kaunas Club "The Economists" and is a member of Lithuanian economic association (LEA). She is a member and economics advisor to the Green Economics Institute. Graciela Chichilnisky created the formal theory o

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Contents List of contributors X111 List of figures, pictures and tables XiX Page Part 1: Introducing Green Economics Renaissance, Reform and Methodology 1. Green Economics: A Global Movement for Change By Miriam Kennet 1 2. Green Economics: Research and Disciplinary Developments By Volker Heinemann, Miriam Kennet and Michelle S. Gale de Oliveira 4 3. The Ten Key Values of Green Economics By Miriam Kennet, Jeffrey Turk, Michelle S. Gale de Oliveira 9 4. Green Economics and What it Means By Miriam Kennet 10 5. Rebalancing the Economy: Gender, The Shadow Market and Sovereign Wealth By Miriam Kennet 14 6. Rewriting Economics By Edward Goldsmith 27 7. A Realist Framework for Green Economics By Jeffrey Turk 29 8. How useful is econometrics for Green Economics? By Sophie Billington 35 References for Part 1 Part 2: What's Happening in the World and Why it Matters 9. Green Economics: its recent development and background By Miriam Kennet and Michelle S. Gale de Oliveira 40 10. China is Getting Greener By Wei Lu and Wenjun Wang 51 References for Part 2 Part 3: Green Options for the Management of the Economy and its Policies 11. Ferraris for all? By Clive Lord 55 12. Managing in a lower growth economy: Prosperity without growth By Volker Heinemann and Miriam Kennet 57 13. Good Jobs: the double dividend of green employment By Enrico Tezza 71 14. Finance and instability: re-focusing the economic policy agenda By Maria Alejandra Caporale Madi 83 15. Working towards the development of a Green Economic Model (GEM) that benefits Africa's people and natural environment By Isayvani Naicker 89 References for Part 3 Part 4: Global Environmental Change, Sustainability and Environmental Justice 16. The Importance of Physical Geography By Sophie Henstridge 109 17. The Green Economics Response to Economic and Environmental Crises By Miriam Kennet and Michelle S. Gale de Oliveira 113 18. The Green Economics Dialogue and The Green Built Environment By Miriam Kennet 121 19. Agricultural practices in Nyong and So'o, Central Cameroon: Issues and changes over the past last decades By Pauline Mouret 130 20. Looking at Renewable Energy By Winston Ka-Ming Mak 137 21. European Super Smart Grids: Great Opportunities for Renewable Energy Sources By Winston Ka-Ming Mak 146 References for Part 4 Part 5: Climate Change 22. An Introduction to Climate Change By Alan Bouquet 153 23. Green Economics: Ten Key Points for avoiding further catastrophic runaway Climate Change By Miriam Kennet 157 24. Ten Key Points on Reversing the Trend of Climate Change By Davide Bottos 161 25. The Efficiency of Carbon Sequestration via Planting New Forests or Stopping Deforestation By Katie Black 164 26. What Future for Road, Rail and Air Transport in the Face of Climate Change? By Mayer Hillman 170 References for Part 5 Part 6: Biodiversity and Species Extinction 27. EU Fisheries Policy and Estonia By Maret Merisaar 174 28. Human vs. Nature: Finding the controversial balance between economic survival and ecological preservation on the Galapagos Islands By Grit Silberstein 181 29. International Agreements: The Example of Oil Spills By Alan Bouquet 185 30. Marine Biodiversity By Winston Ka-Ming Mak, Alan Bouquet 187 References for Part 6 Part 7: Social Justice 31. Global Green Human Being: Concepts and Main Issues By Kristina Jociute 196 32. Social-ecological transformation and Green Economics: New perspectives for solutions to the most pressing problems of today By Miriam Kennet 205 33. Financial crisis and new welfare approaches: Better perspectives to create green economics By Rosita Bujokaite 216 34. Why Green Economics is Important for Young People By Miriam Kennet and Miriam Prasse 225 35. Green Economics: As if Younger Generations Matter By Priscilla Alderson 229 36. Managing the Green Economy By Miriam Kennet 233 37. Silent Voices: An Emerging Women Power in Ethiopia By Mahelet Alemayehu Mekonnen 244 38. Tackling Poverty and Climate Change: an