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Growth for Good

Reshaping Capitalism to Save Humanity from Climate Catastrophe

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674258426

Publication Date: 05/24/2022


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 illus., 2 tables


  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Origins of Discontent
  • I. Economic Growth and Capitalism
    • 1. The Limits of Economic Growth
    • 2. Growth and the Mechanics of Capitalism
    • 3. Post-Growth Dystopia
    • 4. The Italian Canary in the Growthless Coalmine
  • II. The Green Plan to Avoid Disaster
    • 5. The True Origins of the Growth Imperative
    • 6. Understanding the Winds of Change
    • 7. The Global Fight for Planet Earth
    • 8. A Blueprint for Green Capitalism
  • Conclusion: The Future of Growth in a Green World
  • Appendix A. GDP and Energy Return on Energy Investment
  • Appendix B. China’s Great Withdrawal and Japan’s Seclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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