TITLE

Economic growth and ecology--a biologist's view

AUTHOR(S)
Commoner, Barry
PUB. DATE
November 1971
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Nov71, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the relative cost of the economic growth in terms of environmental deterioration in the U.S. Self-governing nature of the ecosystem; Measure of the environmental impact on the ecosystem of external degradative agents as an index of environmental quality; Growth rates of different sectors of the productive economy.
ACCESSION #
5990699

 

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