Robert Costanza’s new book: Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition. This edition is a major update and expansion of the 1997 first edition. Ecological economics explores new ways of thinking about how we manage our lives and our planet to achieve a sustainable, equitable, and prosperous future.
The Second Edition includes …
- several new pieces and updates in each section;
- adds a series of independently authored “boxes” to expand and update information in the current text;
- addresses the historical development of economics and ecology and the recent progress in integrating the study of humans and the rest of nature; and
- covers the basic concepts and applications of ecological economics in language accessible to a broad audience