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Economic Growth and the Environment

In: Handbook of Sustainable Development

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  • Matthew A. Cole

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This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be achieved. Twenty years on from the publication of the seminal Brundtland Report, it has become clear that formidable challenges confront policy makers who have publicly stated their commitment to the goal of sustainable development. The Handbook of Sustainable Development seeks to provide an account of the considerable progress made in fleshing out these issues.

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  • Matthew A. Cole, 2007. "Economic Growth and the Environment," Chapters, in: Giles Atkinson & Simon Dietz (ed.), Handbook of Sustainable Development, chapter 15, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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