For the Common Good by Herman E. Daly
Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future

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Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political Book

Economist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how conventional economics and a growth-oriented industrial economy have led us to the brink of environmental disaster, and show the possibility of a different future.

Named as one of the Top 50 Sustainability Books by University of Cambridges Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Greenleaf Publishing.
 

About Herman E. Daly

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Herman Daly is professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs. He worked for several years at the World Bank. He is co-author of the influential For the Common Good, among other books.
 
Published January 1, 1989 by Beacon Press. 482 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Pushing for economic growth above all else, industrial nations ignore the damage done to the biosphere by the profligate use of energy and scarce resources. Daly, a World Bank economist, and Cobb, a p

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Industrial nations that favor economic growth over ecological consciousness led Cobb and Daly to devise these counteractive plans.

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Pushing for economic growth above all else, industrial nations ignore the damage done to the biosphere by the profligate use of energy and scarce resources.

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