Introduction: What is ecological economics and why do we need it now more than ever.

Robert Costanza, Jon Erickson, Joshua Farley, Ida Kubiszewski

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    Ecological economics is transdiciplinary effort to understand and manage the complex system of humans and the rest of nature towards the goal of mutually enhancing the wellbeing of all life. This book works to unpack this definiton and propose an accompanying research, policy, and action agenda. A central challenge ist he focus of ecologial economics tends to be on high-stakes, urgent, interdependent ecological, economic and social problems in which facts are highly uncertain and values matter.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSustainable Wellbeing Futures A Research and Action Agenda for Ecological Economics
    Editors Robert Costanza, Jon D. Erickson, Joshua Farley, and Ida Kubiszewski
    Place of PublicationMassachusetts
    PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
    ISBN (Print)978 1 78990 094 1
    Publication statusPublished - 2020


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