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Palgrave Studies in Natural Resource Management

Natural Resource Management and the Circular Economy

Authors: Brears, Robert

  • Provides an overview of the circular economy and the challenges faced by the current linear economic model based on ‘take-make-consume-dispose’.
  • Uses mini-case examples of policies implemented around the world to illustrate the various fiscal and non-fiscal tools available for the development of the circular economy
  • Identifies a series of best practices for the development of a circular economy and encourage a life-cycle perspective on consumption of resources
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eBook 103,52 €
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  • Due: February 15, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-71888-0
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Hardcover 129,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-71887-3
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About this book

This book provides insight into how governments are using a variety of innovative fiscal and non-fiscal instruments to develop circular economies with significant economic and environmental benefits. It emphasises the urgent need for these circular economies and to move away from our current, linear model that has led to environmental degradation, volatility of resource prices and supply risks from uneven distribution of natural resources.

Natural Resource Management and the Circular Economy illustrates how governments have promoted the development of an economy that can provide substantial net material savings; mitigate price volatility and supply risks; and improve ecosystem health and long-term resilience of the economy. Through a series of case studies, it details the various innovative policy instruments which can be utilised, including regulations; market-based instruments; incentives; research and innovation support; information exchanges; and support for voluntary approaches. The book also proposes a series of best practices for different countries, both developed and developed, who are implementing their circular economy. 

About the authors

Robert C. Brears is the founder of Mitidaption, Mark and Focus, and is a Director on the International Board of the Indo Global Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture.

Buy this book

eBook 103,52 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: February 15, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-71888-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 129,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: February 15, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-71887-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Natural Resource Management and the Circular Economy
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Natural Resource Management
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-71888-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-71888-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-71887-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 349
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 illustrations in colour
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