The Resource The Earth : natural resources and human intervention, Friedrich Schmidt-Bleek ; translated by Sandra Lustig ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor, (electronic resource)

The Earth : natural resources and human intervention, Friedrich Schmidt-Bleek ; translated by Sandra Lustig ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor, (electronic resource)

Label
The Earth : natural resources and human intervention
Title
The Earth
Title remainder
natural resources and human intervention
Statement of responsibility
Friedrich Schmidt-Bleek ; translated by Sandra Lustig ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
We must dematerialization the global economy by 10 percent to stem the acceleration of climate change
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schmidt-Bleek, F
Dewey number
333.72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
S928
LC item number
.S36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wiegandt, Klaus
  • Lustig, Sandra
Series statement
The sustainability project
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Sustainable living
Label
The Earth : natural resources and human intervention, Friedrich Schmidt-Bleek ; translated by Sandra Lustig ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published as ... Nutzen wir die Erde rightig? : die Leistungen der Natur und die Arbeit des Menschen by Frankfurt Schmidt-Bleek. Ed. by Klaus Wiegandt"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [214]-219)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Editor's Foreword; Preface: how environmental protection mutated into an eco-strategy; Acknowledgments; 1 The Earth In Motion; How we manage natural resources; Dematerialization of the economy; Moving resources; Changing the way we manage the economy; The necessity of dematerialization; The ecological rucksack and an ecological metric; Energy in the ecological rucksack; How we manage resources; From old to new environmental policy; 2 The True Price Of Things; Focus on function; Two new concepts; Ecological rucksacks; The ecological price, or the true price of things
  • Material input factors - MIFFive different rucksacks; Factor 10; In a nutshell; 3 The Ecological Metric; Costs per service; The ecological price of utility; MIPS is evidently the ecological equivalent of COPS; The service unit S; An example: what is dematerialized steel?; Resource productivity: more utility for less environment; Resource productivity of production; Resource productivity of services; Ecological prices and labels; Ecological prices; Do prices tell the ecological truth?; 4 The Economy's Metabolism; An Excursus: The Tower Of Babel; Inseparable: economic activity and the ecosphere
  • Material flow accountsThe resource strategy; Material flows in Germany; Food metabolism in Germany; Material flows in the European Union; The global economy's material flows; The population problem and resource consumption; Boomerang effects; Sustainable world trade?; 5 Consequences For The Earth; The complexity of the economy and the ecosphere; The devastation caused by hurricanes; Early warnings; The Kyoto Protocol - the path to the future?; Sustainable solutions?; 6 Services And Their Utility; Practical services; Luxury and resources; Services performed by machines; Nature's services
  • The utility of lifeChanging values?; Focusing on utility helps to create a future with a future; Seeking ecological utility; Choosing the best; Making difficult choices; The new Kondratiev wave; Who are the movers and shakers?; Making MIPS smaller: dematerializing existing products; Designing the invisible: innovations for tomorrow; Multifunctional equipment; Designing sustainable utility; 7 The Earth In Our Hands; The productivity of labor and resources; Unemployment with no prospects?; Misdirected financial burdens?; Energy and resource efficiency; Unintelligent taxation; Full-cost pricing
  • The reality of wasting resourcesInnovation on the wrong track?; The Aachen scenario; We still lack information; Carnoules Potentials; Investing in tomorrow; Europe's historic opportunity; Epilogue; Glossary; Tables; References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781906598594
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000139681
  • (EBL)829733
  • (OCoLC)769344228
  • (SSID)ssj0000570565
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11931368
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000570565
  • (PQKBWorkID)10593297
  • (PQKB)10868083
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3038298
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000139681
Label
The Earth : natural resources and human intervention, Friedrich Schmidt-Bleek ; translated by Sandra Lustig ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"Originally published as ... Nutzen wir die Erde rightig? : die Leistungen der Natur und die Arbeit des Menschen by Frankfurt Schmidt-Bleek. Ed. by Klaus Wiegandt"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [214]-219)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Editor's Foreword; Preface: how environmental protection mutated into an eco-strategy; Acknowledgments; 1 The Earth In Motion; How we manage natural resources; Dematerialization of the economy; Moving resources; Changing the way we manage the economy; The necessity of dematerialization; The ecological rucksack and an ecological metric; Energy in the ecological rucksack; How we manage resources; From old to new environmental policy; 2 The True Price Of Things; Focus on function; Two new concepts; Ecological rucksacks; The ecological price, or the true price of things
  • Material input factors - MIFFive different rucksacks; Factor 10; In a nutshell; 3 The Ecological Metric; Costs per service; The ecological price of utility; MIPS is evidently the ecological equivalent of COPS; The service unit S; An example: what is dematerialized steel?; Resource productivity: more utility for less environment; Resource productivity of production; Resource productivity of services; Ecological prices and labels; Ecological prices; Do prices tell the ecological truth?; 4 The Economy's Metabolism; An Excursus: The Tower Of Babel; Inseparable: economic activity and the ecosphere
  • Material flow accountsThe resource strategy; Material flows in Germany; Food metabolism in Germany; Material flows in the European Union; The global economy's material flows; The population problem and resource consumption; Boomerang effects; Sustainable world trade?; 5 Consequences For The Earth; The complexity of the economy and the ecosphere; The devastation caused by hurricanes; Early warnings; The Kyoto Protocol - the path to the future?; Sustainable solutions?; 6 Services And Their Utility; Practical services; Luxury and resources; Services performed by machines; Nature's services
  • The utility of lifeChanging values?; Focusing on utility helps to create a future with a future; Seeking ecological utility; Choosing the best; Making difficult choices; The new Kondratiev wave; Who are the movers and shakers?; Making MIPS smaller: dematerializing existing products; Designing the invisible: innovations for tomorrow; Multifunctional equipment; Designing sustainable utility; 7 The Earth In Our Hands; The productivity of labor and resources; Unemployment with no prospects?; Misdirected financial burdens?; Energy and resource efficiency; Unintelligent taxation; Full-cost pricing
  • The reality of wasting resourcesInnovation on the wrong track?; The Aachen scenario; We still lack information; Carnoules Potentials; Investing in tomorrow; Europe's historic opportunity; Epilogue; Glossary; Tables; References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781906598594
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000139681
  • (EBL)829733
  • (OCoLC)769344228
  • (SSID)ssj0000570565
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11931368
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000570565
  • (PQKBWorkID)10593297
  • (PQKB)10868083
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3038298
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000139681

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