Energy, Economics, And The Environment: Conflicting Views Of An Essential Interrelationship, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Energy, Economics, And The Environment

Conflicting Views Of An Essential Interrelationship, 1st Edition

By Herman E Daly


200 pages

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This book gives an overview of the problem of providing economics with a biophysical foundation, explains the importance of energy in economic valuation and aims to develop novel ways of evaluating the physical constraints of our planet and the services provided by the natural environment.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Toward a Biophysical Foundation for Economics 2. Energy, Matter, and Economic Valuation: Where Do We Stand? 3. The Energy Cost of Energy 4. The Response of Orthodox Economics 5. Reply 6. Embodied Energy, Energy Analysis, and Economics 7. Ending the Squanderarchy 8. Postscript: Unresolved Problems and Issues for Further Research 9. Reply: An Embodied Energy Theory of Value 10. Reply

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