Economic growth, carrying capacity, and the environment.

@article{Arrow1995EconomicGC,
  title={Economic growth, carrying capacity, and the environment.},
  author={Kenneth J. Arrow and Bert Bolin and Robert Costanza and Partha Dasgupta and Carl Folke and Crawford S. Holling and Bengt Owe Jansson and Simon A. Levin and K-G. M{\"a}ler and Charles Perrings and David Pimentel},
  journal={Science},
  year={1995},
  volume={268 5210},
  pages={
          520-1
        }
}
Nat iona l and international economic policy has usually ignored the environment. In areas where the environment is beginning to impinge on policy, as in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), it remains a tangential concern, and the presumption is often made that economic growth and economic liberalization (including the liberalization of intemational trade) are, in some sense, good for the environment. This notion has meant that… Expand
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