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Unveiling wealth: on money, quality of life and sustainability

Author: Bartelmus, Peter Publisher: Springer, 2001.Language: EnglishDescription: 225 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1402008147Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and indexContents Note: Includes chapter by Ayres, Robert U. and Warr, Benjamin "Economic growth models and the role of physical resources" p. 171-188
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Includes chapter by Ayres, Robert U. and Warr, Benjamin "Economic growth models and the role of physical resources" p. 171-188

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Unveiling Wealth One Money, Quality of Life and Sustainability Contents Foreword by E. U. von Weizsäcker ............................................................ xi Preface ........................................................................................................ xiii I. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF UNEP Klaus Töpfer Unveiled wealth takes environmental cost into account ............................. 3 II. NEW INDICATORS OF SUSTAINABILITY Peter Bartelmus Unveiling wealth -- accounting for sustainability ...................................... 9 Discussion .................................................................................................... 39 III. WHICH INDICATORS, AND FOR WHAT ? Udo E. Simonis On expectations and efforts ­ some introductory observations .............. 51 Hartmut Bossel Indicators for sustainable development -- a systems analysis approach ........................................................................................ 55 Paul Klemmer Economic, ecological and social indicators............................................... 59 Arno Gahrmann Acquisition and numerical hocus-pocus -- profits and costs are misleading targets and indicators ............................................................... 63 Wolfgang Brühl The debate about sustainability in industry............................................... 73 Gerhard Bosch Indicators of sustainable employment........................................................ 77 Discussion .................................................................................................... 91 vi Contents IV. THE PHYSICAL BASIS OF THE ECONOMY Peter Hennicke Dematerialisation and energy efficiency -- the message of ecoindicators... 103 Stefan Bringezu Material flow analysis -- unveiling the physical basis of economies ......... 109 Howard T. Odum Emergy accounting ...................................................................................... 135 V. ASSESSMENT AND POLICY ANALYSIS Robert Repetto Assessment of sustainability in growth and development -- approaches and policy applications......................................................... 149 Questions and Answers ................................................................................ 158 Hansvolker Ziegler How can sustainability become a measure of success in politics? .............. 167 Robert U. Ayres and Benjamin Warr Economic growth models and the role of physical resources ..................... 171 Wolfgang Sachs Post-fossil development patterns in the North ............................................. 189 Peter Bartelmus Outlook: From paradigm to policy .............................................................. 205 Notes ............................................................................................................ 213 The authors ................................................................................................... 218 Index............................................................................................................. 220

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