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Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Christian Gollier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Our path of economic development has generated a growing list of environmental problems including the disposal of nuclear waste, exhaustion of natural resources, loss of biodiversity, climate change, ... More


Hotelling: Beyond the Wall of Scarcity

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Systemic climate change risk is not taken into account by Hotelling rents, which traditionally price the scarcity of natural resources, thereby compelling economic agents to constantly push back the ... More


Extraction Ecologies and the Literature of the Long Exhaustion

Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691205533
eISBN:
9780691230559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205533.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The 1830s to the 1930s saw the rise of large-scale industrial mining in the British imperial world. This book examines how literature of this era reckoned with a new vision of civilization where ... More


Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book investigates the environmental roots of the Scottish Enlightenment. What was the place of the natural world in Adam Smith's famous defense of free trade? The author recovers the forgotten ... More


Industrial Ecology in Historical Perspective

Robert B. Gordon

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195128185
eISBN:
9780197561393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195128185.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Industry consumes natural resources and makes wastes as it manufactures and delivers products to consumers. Subsequent use of a product— its eventual discard, recycling, or storage in a waste ... More


The Benefits: Morality, Equality, Mobility, Culture, and the Environment

Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

in Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190263669
eISBN:
9780190263706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263669.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The wealth received by some innovative entrepreneurs is fair because of the large benefits of their innovations. Widespread flourishing under innovative dynamism encourages tolerance of diversity, ... More


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