The Greening of China & Asia
The Greening of China and Asia (Handbook of Green Economics:The Green Economics Institute) [Paperback]
Miriam Kennet (Author, Editor, Illustrator), Norferyanti Kamaruddin (Author, Editor)
Paperback: 350 pages
Publisher: The Green Economics Institute (27 Mar 2012)
DetailsOffers perspectives from people all over the world, from a variety of backgrounds. It is well suited for students, campaigners, policy makers, & anyone with an interest in Asian countries and green economics. The Green Economics Institute is very active in spreading Green Economics around Asia and China at all levels and in all walks of life and our work is creating a great deal of interest. This experience has allowed us to bring together the voices from many different green initiatives into a single volume for the first time. This book has been compiled by the global leaders in the field, including a number of high profile specialists. Book Overview: 8 parts. No. of pages 350 approx. ISBN: 978-1-907543-23-4 Part 1: Introduction: Dynamic, technological innovation and the greening of Asia and China: The social and environmental wealth paradox Part 2: The Greening of Asian and Chinese Business, Green IT and Green Technology and Trade Part 3: Gender as a core component of Green Economics in Asia Part 4: The Green Built Environment Part 5: Climate Change and Energy Part 6: Social Justice Part 7: Biodiversities and Species Extinction Part 8: Sustainable Development Special Introductory Offer! RRP and for libraries GBP40 and GBP30 for individual readers Offer for a limited Period Only! Order Your Copy Now Green Economics In Asia Asia and China form the powerhouse of the world economy of the 21st century, with much of the area enjoying more than 5% GDP growth. Other parts of the region are still struggling with deep and life-threatening poverty and inequality. Other people are challenging stereotypes and norms. One woman is running a Real Estate Company in Saudi Arabia, one man has built an entire city on solar and renewables. Several mayors in Hong Kong and Indonesia are leading with Green Tech, sustainable city initiatives. Japan has had its own transformation and green awakening moment with the terrible, natural and man-made events in 2011.