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Advancing and Resolving the Great Sustainability Debates and Discourses

Smith, Michael Harrison


The focus of this thesis is on whether or not it is possible to decouple economic growth from the physical growth of the economy and its associated negative environmental pressures and pollution. The thesis demonstrates that it is possible to achieve significant levels of decoupling of economic growth from a range of environmental pressures such as greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity loss and natural resource degradation, freshwater extraction, air pollution, waste and hazardous waste. By...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2d6b1a567


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12Chapter9_Smith.pdfChapter 9252.49 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
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02Whole_Smith.pdfWhole Thesis6.94 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
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03Introduction_Smith.pdfIntroduction148.5 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
01front_Smith.pdfFront Matter304.14 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
00Abstract_Smith.pdfAbstract84.42 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

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