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Energy and the Ecological Economics of Sustainability examines the roots of the present environmental crisis in the neoclassical economics upon which modern industrial society is based. The author explains that only when we view ourselves in the larger context of the global ecosystem and accept the physical limits to what is possible can sustainability be achieved.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental policy -- Economic aspects.
Human ecology.
Thermodynamics.
Paradigms (Social sciences)