Economic Growth and the Environment

  title={Economic Growth and the Environment},
  author={Theodore Panayotou},
  • Theodore Panayotou
  • Published 2003
Will the world be able to sustain economic growth indefinitely without running into resource constraints or despoiling the environment beyond repair? What is the relationship between a steady increase in incomes and environmental quality? Are there trade-offs between the goals of achieving high and sustainable rates of economic growth and attaining high standards of environmental quality? For some social and physical scientists such as GeorgescuRoegen and Meadows et al., growing economic… CONTINUE READING
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