Handbook for a Sustainable Economy


ISBN: 978-94-017-8980-6 (Print) 978-94-017-8981-3 (Online)
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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Critical Review of the Orthodox Economy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-17


    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 19-33

      The Commodification of Nature and Its Consequences

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 35-52

      Foundations and Instruments of Environmental Economics

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 53-67

      Free Market and Sustainability

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 69-82

      Sustainable Development in the Brundtland Report and Its Distortion

  3. Principles and Instruments for Sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 85-97

      Sustainability of Social-Economical Systems

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 99-111


    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 113-128

      Instruments for Sustainability: Strategic Planning and Ecological Tax Reform

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 129-147

      Science and Technology for Sustainability

  4. Sustainable Production and Consumption

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 151-171

      The Limits of Fossil Fuels

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 173-193

      Repercussions of the End of the Oil Age

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 195-214

      Towards Sustainable Transport at the End of the Fossil Fuel Era

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 215-234

      Solar Economy Elements

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 235-249

      Renewable Hydrogen Economy

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 251-268

      Societies in Energy Emergency

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 269-287

      Circular Economy: Materials Scarcity, European Union Policy and Foundations of a Circular Economy

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 289-308

      Industrial Ecology

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 309-327

      Basis for an Eco-effective and Integrated Product Strategy

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 329-351

      Sustainable Consumption

  5. Evaluation of Transformability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 353-353

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 355-367

      Overall Evaluation of Transformability and Its Trend

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 369-400