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Ecological Economics Resources.

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Professor Ramprasad Sengupta, INSEE Fellow and also former ICSSR National Fellow. Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution


Ultrasocial The Evolution of Human Nature and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

John M. Gowdy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York (July 2021), Ultrasocial: The Evolution of Human Nature and the Quest for a Sustainable Future, Cambridge University Press


Energy and Human Ambitions on a Finite Planet Murphy, Thomas W, Jr. (2021), Energy and Human Ambitions on a Finite Planet, eScholarship, Free energy textbook


Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot AirDavid MacKay FRS, Regius Professor of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Sustainable Energy – without the hot air, Free PDF energy textbook


Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics Nature and SocietyEdited by Clive L Spash, Professor, Chair of Public Policy and Governance, Dept. of Socioeconomics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business.


Elements Of Ecological EconomicsRalf Eriksson is a lecturer in economics at Åbo Akademi University of Turku, Finland. Jan Otto Andersson is also currently a lecturer in economics at Åbo Akademi University of Turku, Finland. He is also a founding member of Basic Income European Network (BIEN) and the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE).


Sustainability and LawEdited by Daniel W. Bromley, Anderson-Bascom Professor of Applied Economics (Emeritus), University of Wisconsin-Madison, US and Visiting Professor, Humboldt University-Berlin, Germany.


Ecological Solutions: Solutions for the FutureThe Editor, Dr. Haydn Washington, PANGEA Research Centre, BEES, UNSW, Lead Editor of ‘A Future Beyond Growth’ (Washington and Twomey 2016); Editor ‘Positive Steps to a Steady State Economy’ (Washington 2017)
Co-Director of CASSE NSW, Co-Facilitator of the Ecological Economics Hub of the New Economy Network of Australia. Ecological Solutions: Solutions for the Future


Sustainability and LawEdited by Volker Mauerhofer, Daniela Rupo, Lara Tarquinio (2020). Sustainability and Law: General and Specific Aspects, Springer International Publishing


Sustainable Wellbeing FuturesCostanza, R., J. D. Erickson, J. Farley and I. Kubiszewski, Eds. (2020). Sustainable wellbeing futures: a research and action agenda for ecological economics, Edward Elgar.


Ecological Economic and Socio Ecological Strategies for Forest ConservationFuders, F. and P. J. Donoso (2020). “Ecological economic and socio-ecological strategies for forest conservation a transdisciplinary approach focused on Chile and Brazil.” (Fuders was a student of Manfred Max-Neef. Herman Daly wrote the foreword).


Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering StraitNominated for the Eric Zencey Prize in Ecological Economics:
Demuth, B. (2020). Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait [S.l.], W W NORTON.


Ecological Footprint: Managing Our Biocapacity BudgetWackernagel, M., B. Beyers and K. Rout (2019). Ecological Footprint: Managing Our Biocapacity Budget. Gabriola Island, BC, New Society Publishers.


A Finer Future : Creating an Economy in Service to LifeLovins, L. H., S. Wallis, A. Wijkman and J. Fullerton (2018).  A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life. Gabriola Island, BC, New Society Press.


Best of The Daly News: Selected Essays from the Leading Blog in Steady State Economics, 2010-2018Czech, B. (2020). Best of The Daly News: Selected Essays from the Leading Blog in Steady State Economics, 2010-2018. Arlington, VA, Steady State Press.


Local Activism for Global Climate JusticePerkins, P. E., Ed. (2020). Local Activism for Global Climate Justice
The Great Lakes Watershed. New York, Routledge.


Handbook of Ecological EconomicsEdited by Joan Martínez-Alier and Roldan Muradian (2015). Handbook of Ecological Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing


Degrowth Forthcoming BooksDegrowth Books: Coming Soon


Towards a Political Economy of DegrowthEdited by Ekaterina Chertkovskaya, Alexander Paulsson, and Stefania Barca. Towards a Political Economy of Degrowth. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers


Degrowth in Movement(s): Exploring pathways for transformationNina Treu, Matthias Schmelzer (2020). Degrowth in Movement(s): Exploring pathways for transformation. John Hunt Publishing


Exploring Degrowth A Critical GuideVincent Liegey, Anitra Nelson (2020). Exploring Degrowth
A Critical Guide. Pluto Press


Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the WorldJason Hickel (2020). Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World. Penguin


The Case for DegrowthGiorgis Kallis, Susan Paulson, Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demaria (2020). The Case for Degrowth. Willey


Building a Green Economy: Perspectives from Ecological Economics

Edited by Robert B. Richardson (2013). Building a Green Economy: Perspectives from Ecological Economics. Michigan State University Press


Creating Sustainability Within Our Midst PaperbackEdited by Robert B. Richardson (2008). Creating Sustainability Within our Midst. Pace University Press


Frontiers in Ecological Economic Theory and Application (Advances in Ecological Economics)Edited by John D. Erickson and John M. Gowdy (2007). Frontiers in Ecological Economic Theory and Application (Advances in Ecological Economics). Edward Elgar Publisher; 1st Edition

 


Traces of (Un-) SustainabilityPeter Graham (2020). ​Traces of (Un-) Sustainability: Towards a materially engaged ecology of mind. Peter Lang Publishing


From Resource Scarcity to Ecological SecurityEdited by Dennis Pirages and Ken Cousins (2005). From Resource Scarcity to Ecological Security: Exploring New Limits to Growth. The MIT Press


Ecological-Economic Modelling for Biodiversity ConservationMartin Drechsler (2020). Ecological-Economic Modelling for Biodiversity Conservation. Cambridge Core


Beyond GDPHeun, Matthew Kuperus, Carbajales-Dale, Michael, Haney, Becky Roselius (2015). Beyond GDP, National Accounting in the Age of Resource Depletion. Springer

 


Environmental AssessmentsEdited by K.N. Ninan, Chairperson, Centre for Economics, Environment and Society, Bangalore, India, and Lead Author, Working Group III, Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Geneva, Switzerland with a foreword by Anne Larigauderie, Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), United Nations, Bonn, Germany (2020). Environmental Assessments: Scenarios, Modelling and Policy. Edward Elgar Publishing


The Sustainable Economy by Robert S. DevineRobert S. Devine (2020). The Sustainable Economy. Penguin Random House