Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

A Pioneer on Environmental, Climate and Energy Policies

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ISBN: 978-3-319-03661-8 (Print) 978-3-319-03662-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 2-6

      Autobiographical Sketch

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      Pages 7-17

      Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker’s Selected Publications

  3. Key Texts by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 18-19

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      Pages 21-33

      Modular University

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      Pages 34-51

      Contagious Knowledge: Contagion as a Quality Criterion for Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Science

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      Pages 53-55

      New Frontiers in Technology Application: Integration of Emerging and Traditional Technologies

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      Pages 57-65

      The Environmental Dimension of Biotechnology

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      Pages 67-85

      Not a Miracle Solution but Steps Towards an Ecological Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

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      Pages 86-97

      Earth Politics

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      Pages 99-118

      Ecological Tax Reform

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      Pages 119-125

      Sustainable Energy Policies: Political Engineering of a Long Lasting Consensus

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      Pages 127-141

      Factor Four: Doubling Wealth—Halving Resource Use: A New Report to the Club of Rome

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      Pages 143-147

      Eco-Efficiency Goals: Factor Four or Factor Ten

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      Pages 149-157

      Sharing the Planet: From ‘Limits to Growth’ to ‘Factor Four’

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      Pages 158-165

      Globalization and Its Challenges to Democracy and Development

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      Pages 167-177

      Limits to Privatization

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      Pages 178-191

      Information, Evolution, and ‘Error-Friendliness’

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      Pages 192-213

      Factor Five: Transforming the Global Economy Through 80 % Improvements in Resource Productivity

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      Pages 214-217

      Climate Sceptics Keep a Distance from Solutions

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      Pages 219-238

      Decoupling: Technological Opportunities and Policy Options: Executive Summary

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 239-255