Herman Daly, Ph.D., 13 Nov. 2007


AMSESSS – Sep 19, 2008

In the keynote address of the recent AMS workshop on Federal Climate Policy, Daly explores the distinction between economic growth — a quantitative increase in size that is constrained by the physical limits of the Earth system — and economic development — a qualitative improvement in our state of being. In so doing, he helps identify design principles for climate policy that can enhance environmental protection, benefit the economy, and promote political feasibility.

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