Does Ecological Economics have the ability to cope with short term crises of the capitalist economy, if we are primarily concerned with long-term cumulative phenomena, coevolutionary responses both by nature and institutions?A key area for our wor...▶
Growth for growth’s sake is no longer an option. Ecological economists are calling for a ‘green’ revision of incentives and investments, as the starting point for achieving societies that are sustainable in environmental, social as well as economi...▶
Peter H. May is past president of the International Society for Ecological Economics (2008–2009), professor at the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and associate director of Friends of the Earth – Brazilian Amazon. He is co-editor (with Ronaldo Seroa da Motta) of Pricing the Planet: Economic Analysis for Sustainable Development (Columbia University Press, 1996), among other publications.