The green gross domestic product is an index of economic growth that factors in environmental consequences. Green GDP has gained in popularity for the past 20 years around since Rio Earth Summit in 1992. It differs from the traditional GDP index in that it takes in the factors which reflects the extending environmental effects of economic growth.
In recent years there has been increasing concern about the environment and how it is affecting our lives. This rising concern has been reflected in academia with different branches offering their own analysis. It is hardly surprising that economists would have views on this subject and there has been many texts released which deal with this topic. Here are just six of the best environmental economics books reviewed.
There are many different groups around the world who would love to see a steady state economy. This ambition is of particular importance to environmentalists who see it as a way to help protect the world from global warming. There are claims that such an economy would be ethically on a sounder footing and would create more happiness for citizens.