Ecological debt : global warming and the wealth of nations / Andrew Simms

Author(s): Simms, Andrew
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Subjects: Environmental economics
Environmental protection--Citizen participation
Consumption (Economics)--Environmental aspects
Global warming
Environmental justice
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: London ; New York, NY : Pluto Press, 2009
LC Classification: H, HC
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Global warming and the wealth of nations
Notes: ISBN: 9780745327273 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0745327273 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780745327280 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0745327281 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-303) and index
Contents: A short walk to Venus -- The chemist's warning : a short history of global warming -- The heaven bursters : Tuvalu and the fate of nations -- The great reversal of human progress -- Ecological debt -- The carbon debt -- Rationalising self-destruction (or why people are more stupid than frogs) -- The car park at the end of the world -- Pay back time : the law, climate change and ecological debt -- Data for the doubtful : the lessons of war economies -- The new adjustment -- Minerva's owl -- In the footsteps of Stanley -- Tick tock climate clock -- The ducks' choice -- How to live on an island
Physical Description: xiv, 318 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
OCLC Number: 181142732
ISBN/ISSN: 9780745327273
0745327273
9780745327280
0745327281

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