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304 pages | 13 B/W Illus.
Holistic in approach and rooted in the real world Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology presents a new way of looking at environmental policy; exploring the relationship between ecological economics and industrial ecology.
Concentrating on the conceptual background of ecological economics and industrial ecology, this book:
A topical and critical review, this book should be read by academics and policy makers alike, specifically those engaged with the concepts surrounding sustainable development and the rationale for more restrictive environmental policies.
1. Introduction 2. The Integrated Product Policy (IPP) 3. Ecological Economics 4. Industrial Ecology 5. Life-cycle Assessment (LCA) and Eco-design 6. Input-Output Analysis 7. Policy Analysis Illustrated with Case Studies 8. Conclusions
Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics was established in 2001 and has since provided a key port of call for leading research in the field. As well as the core discipline of environmental economics, the remit of the series extends to natural resources, ecological economics, environmental studies and environmental science, with issues explored including energy, permit trading, valuation, taxation and climate change. The series is edited by Nick Hanley of the University of St Andrews.