How Economic Growth Has Enriched the Few, Impoverished the Many, and Endangered the Planet, Richard Douthwaite.
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The title and subtitle encapsulate the author's argument, which he backs up with persuasive data. Douthwaite is an economist and a writer. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.About the Author:
Richard Douthwaite is an economist and writer with a special interest in climate and energy issues and in local economic development. His best-known book, The Growth Illusion: How Economic Growth Enriched the Few, Impoverished the Many and Endangered the Planet explores the effects that the pursuit of growth has had on the environment and society. He is a co-founder of Feasta, the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability, the Dublin-based international network of people who believe that the world's sustainability problems are due to the use of dysfunctional systems and are trying to develop better ones. His current projects include the design and introduction of novel financing arrangements for community energy projects and the management of the Carbon Cycles and Sinks Network which explores ways in which land-based greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced.
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Descrizione libro Council Oak Books, 1995. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110933031742
Descrizione libro Council Oak Books, 1995. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. U.S. ed. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0933031742