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Week 9 – Biophysical economics III

‘Handout’ for w9 learning materials [pdf]

Primary reading

Dieter, A (2017), GEOPHYSICAL LIMITS, RAW MATERIAL USE AND THEIR POLICY IMPLICATIONS, in Spash, C (ed), Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge

Devictor, V (2017), THE BIOPHYSICAL REALITIES OF ECOSYSTEMS, in Spash, C (ed), Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge

Hall, C and Klitgaard, K (2018), Energy and the wealth of nations: An introduction to biophysical economics (2nd ed), Cham, Switzerland: Springer

Mayumi, KT (2017), THERMODYNAMICS: Relevance, implications, misuse and ways forward, in Spash, C (ed), Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge

Melgar-Melgar, R and Hall, C (2020), Why ecological economics needs to return to its roots: The biophysical foundation of socio-economic systems, Ecological Economics, Volume 169, March, 106567

Background

Jones, S (2014), Ecosystem dynamics, via slideshare, Dec 16th

Wikipedia (2020), Dust Bowl, Oct 4th