Greening the Global Economy
Greening the Global Economy: Reform and Transformation [Paperback]
Miriam Kennet (Author), Michelle Gale De Oliveira (Author), Sofia Amaral (Editor)
Paperback: 350 pages
Publisher: The Green Economics Institute (15 Sep 2013)
DetailsGreen Economics: Greening the Global Economy - pulls together ideas, issues, solutions and experiences from people all around the globe from all corners of the world to challenge the assumptions of mainstream economics and finance. The book aims to introduce the reader to the vibrant kernel of change in economics to enable a better more benevolent, successful and efficient economy to arise from the ashes of the existing, chaotic and unequal one. It is very easy to forget the interdependence between the economy and the environment. The ultimate truth is that there is no economy without the environment. The book explores the relationship between economics and the environment. The author contributors are spread widely from young innovators to world-renowned experts of various fields, coming together to discuss the problems that currently affect the world and how green economics, given its holistic and multidisciplinary approach, can address those challenges. Being an open-source forum of people from all around the world, all continents (except Antarctica) are represented, which contributes to the books diversify and enriches the debate. This discussion is a compilation of fresh and innovative ideas on the process of greening the global economy from the perspective of different disciplines and regions of the world. This book is a reflection of the Green Economics Institute's global network, which was put together by Judith Felton, Miriam Kennet and Michelle Gale de Oliveira to drive change and spread the discipline of green economics throughout the world.