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Greening of CapitalismHow Asia Is Driving the Next Great Transformation$
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John A. Mathews

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780804791502

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804791502.001.0001

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The Greening of Capitalism

The Greening of Capitalism

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Greening of Capitalism

John A. Mathews

Stanford University Press

Finally chapter Nine brings together all the elements of the green that is emerging in the 21st century, where the firm itself can grow but the system as a whole remains within its ecological limits. There will be growth and innovation in this system, but not the extensive growth that has characterized industrial capitalism to date. It is likely to emerge first in China because that is where the problems are worst and where the state is powerful enough to drive through the changes needed, backed by a commitment to sustainable enterprise as a way of legitimizing the regime. This next industrial capitalism is one that will not cost the earth. But will it appear in time, and will vested interests allow it to propagate?

Keywords:   agrarian economy, fossil-fuelled industrial economy, green economy, biomimetic economy, environmental taxes, carbon taxes, green accounting

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