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The Greening of Latin America and the Caribean

The Greening of Latin America and the Caribean (Paperback)

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The area has a number of specific challenges- Brazil is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and also home to some of the worlds most important rainforests and biodiversity and housing the worlds largest potential guard against greenhouse gasses and climate change. It was host to the 2012 Rio + 20 green economics and sustainable development conference.It also has several island states which are extremely vulnerable to climate change and sea level rise. Its dynamism in todays world economy is charted and analysed and its editors are a mix of experienced professionals -professors, and also young innovative views from around the region - with papers and authors from and about 15 of the countries in this exciting and important and influential region.

BusinessEconomicsEnvironmental economicsBusinessEconomicsInternational economics Publisher: The Green Economics Institute Publication Date: 01/09/2013 ISBN-13: 9781907543876  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jose Ricardo Barbosa Goncalves holds a PhD in Economic History. Prof researcher at the State University of Campinas, Brazil. His recent publication Corporate social responsibility: credit and banking inclusion in Brazil and Priv investment and labor: faceless capital and the challenges to trade unions in currently works at the intersection between labor rights, social inclusion and development in a historical perspective. Davide Bottos is an Italian Master student of Economics at the Universita degli Stu in Italy. After high school he enrolled in the faculty of economics in Udine, where his first degree in January 2008 with a presentation of a thesis on the classical theo discrimination. In 2009 he studied for six months at the "Skarbek Graduate School o Economics" in Warsaw (Poland) as an Erasmus student. He became interested in Economy by reading news that concerned the environment, mobility, energy a change. His opinion is that we must act so that governments implement all the po drive economic activity to a lower waste of resources and greater sustainability. Rosita Bujokaite is macroeconomist. Her main areas of interest are related economic crisis phenomenon and crisis management, as well as the economic crisis politics. She is participating in the Lithuanian NGO Kaunas Club "The economists" and is a member of the Lithuanian Economic Association (LEA). associated member of GEI (Green Economics Institute) since July, 2010. Don Charles holds a MSc and a BSc in Economics from the University of the West I is currently a full time MPhil Economics student at the University of the West Augustine Campus. His work experience has been mainly in the public service in th project management, procurement, industrial relations, and economic research. His interests include but are not limited to international trade, health economics, energy e and renewable energy Graciela Chichilnisky is the author of the carbon market of the UN Kyoto Pro became international law in 2005. She also created the concept of Basic Needs vo nations at the 1993 UN Earth Summit to be the cornerstone of Sustainable Dev and in 1996 created the formal theory of Sustainable Development that is used created by Chichilnisky is a world renowned economist and mathematician that the Washin calls an "A-List Star" and appeared in the 2009 Time Magazine on "Hero Environment". Chichilnisky acted as a US Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Climate Change, which received the 2007 Nobel Prize. Michelle S. Gale de Oliveira is a Director of the Green Economics Institute, UK. S at International Relations Department at Richmond, the American International University London (RAIUL), is currently at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS University and lives in the remote rainforest in Brazil. She has edited the Green Institute's members' magazine, The Green Economist, and is a deputy edito International Journal of Green Economics. Her writing has been featured in Europ one of the foremost European policy magazines. She lectures and speaks on Environ Social Justice, Gender Equity, and International Development from a Green perspective. She is founder/ chair of the Gender Equity Forum. She organised Economics conference on women's unequal pay and poverty in Reading, UK, and l green economics in Berlin, Germany, at retreats in Glastonbury, UK, and and the University in FYRO Macedeonia. She is a regular speaker at international conference on the Green Economics Institute's Delegation to Copenhagen COP15 Kyoto Confe headed up its delegation to Cancun Mexico COP16 Kyoto Conference. Edward Goldsmith was an Anglo-French environmentalist, writer and philosoph ecologist and systems theorist, Goldsmith was an early proponent of the Gaia hypothe previously developed a similar cybernetic concept of a self-regulating biosphere. H founder and editor of the Ecologist Magazine. He co-authored the influential Blu Survival with Robert Prescott-Allen, becoming a founding member of the polit "People" (later renamed the Green Party), itself largely inspired by the Blueprint. Volker Heinemann is an economist who studied at the Universities of Goettinge Nottingham. He is a specialist in international and developing economics, monetary and macroeconomic theory and policy. He is author of the book "Die Oekonomie der "The Economy of the Future," a book outlining a green structure for a contemporar that accepts the pressing changes that are needed to outdated current economic thin co-founder, Director and CFO of the Green Economics Institute, a member of the I Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, trained at PwC and other major Instit is a Deputy Editor of the International Journal of Green Economics. He is a popular TV speaker in Europe and a former Die Gruenen Councillor. Kristina Jociute Miriam Kennet is a specialist in Green Economics, she is the Co-Founder and is Green Economics Institute. She also founded and edits the first Green Economics journal in the world, the International Journal of Green Economics, and she has bee with creating the academic discipline of Green Economics. Green Economics has bee described by the Bank of England as one of the most vibrant and healthy areas of ec the moment. Having researched at Oxford University, Oxford Brookes and South Bank Universit member of Mansfield College, Oxford University and the Environmental Change Ins has taught, lectured and spoken at Universities and events all over Europe, from Oxford and Bolzano, and to government officials from Montenegro and Kosovo t Cabinet Office, Transport Department, National Government School and Treasury a in Parliaments from Scotland to Austria and The French Senat and Estonia. She is als and frequently speaks at public events of all kinds, and after dinner speaker, this wee in the UK Parliament and the Bank of England and in Brussels on the Eurozone crisi speed rail and the general economics situation. She is also very active in spreading Green Economics in Asia, China, and all round people find it may be one of the beacons of hope at the moment in an age of Austerity as it provides a completely new way of looking at the world. Her work is very practical worked in factories and engineering for many years in the past. Sje is on the Asse Green European Foundation and also on the steering group of the European N Political Foundations. She studied Chinese and Japanese history at University and digital telecoms backbone into the Chinese network and watched it evolve! She has a delegation to the UNFCC COP Kyoto Climate Change Conferences and thi head up a delegation to RIO + 20 Earth Summit: Greening the Economy in RIO Br she is very active. She regularly speaks on TV around Europe, most recently in Bel Estonia and this year the BBC has made a special programme about her life and work regular conferences at Oxford University about Green Economics and this year has ru from Youth in Action for Young People from Egypt involved in the revolution, Pe FYRO Macedonia, Italy and other countries, as well as the Green Built Environ Greening of China as the Chinese government is very interested in her work, Women Pay and poverty, Green Economics and Methodology, truth,fact and reality with criti and several other events. Publishing regularly and having over 100 articles, papers and other publications, as w series, one with Ashgate Academic Press, one with Gower Management Publishers, a Handbook series and a Green Economics Reader Series. This years edited volum Green Economics: Voices of Africa, The Green Economics Reader, Handbook Economics: A Practitioners Guide, The Green Built Environment, Women's Unequa Poverty, Green Economics and Climate Change, as well as a new chapter on the g environment and climate change for Wileys publishers in Lamond, Hammond and She also publishes in scientific papers, this year including the Latvian National Scient and Journals for example and book chapters including this year the University of S the USA and she has been featured in the Harvard Economics Review and Wall Stre as a leader. Recently she was named one of 100 most powerful unseen global wo Charity One World action for her global work on increasing women's economics powe Maria Alejandra Madi holds a PhD in Economics. She works at the intersectio macroeconomics, finance and socio-economic development. Retired Professor at University of Campinas, Brazil, she is currently Director of the Ordem dos Econo Brasil and Counselor at the Conselho Regional de Economia - SP. Besides her partic co-author in chapter books edited by the Global Labor University, she has recently c to some of the Green Economics Institute books. Marcio Marucci is a native of Rancharia, State of Sao Paulo. He is a consultant in energy and director of M2-Brasilchoice Consulting. He is president of the NGO Sustainable, an entity that works with leaders to mobilize and create communic learning processes to generate the conditions needed for the city of Rancharia to ado of sustainability. Carlos Restituyo comes from the Dominican Republic. Because of his backgroun Santo Domingo he is very familiar with the ailments of developing nations. Curren junior year at Richmond, the American International University in London, his interests include economics, philosophy and the environment. He brings a young perspective to the development issues of Latin American nations. 10 Maria Delfina Rossi is a young academic and green activist. She has an honours Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a Masters of R Economics in the European University Institute. Delfina works in the European Parli a Green MEP and was also the co-spokesperson of the Federation of Young European Grit Silberstein is an Economist trained at the University of Gottingen in Ge Born in Germany and raised in Ecuador she considers both countries as home. she has been working at the Green Economics Institute advising on Economic She is researching in International Economics at the University of Gottingen i Germany, specializing in development economics and at Nottingham Universi UK. Her interests include matters of sustainable development in European development aid and the European Union. She also works with Galextur in the Galapagos Islands promoting biodiversity. Jeffrey Turk holds a doctorate in particle physics from Yale University and after wo physicist at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) he earned an MA in economics at the Central European University in Budapest and then a DPhil in con European Studies from the University of Sussex and a research fellow at the Scientifi Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, where he researches realist and European Policy. He ran a research conference at the University of Halloween realist narrative biographical methods. He has produced many articles on Green and methodological innovation.

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