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Greening of Capitalism: How Asia Is Driving the Next Great Transformation

John A. Mathews


This book starts from the observation that the rise of China, India and other newly industrializing countries constitutes a triumph of industrialization in that it is lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. At the same time it confronts the “inconvenient truth” that the model of industrialization utilized so far, based on fossil fuels and extensive resource throughput, cannot scale to accommodate the needs of billions more people. Since it is unthinkable that China et al should be told that they are not allowed to grow their way out of poverty, the only solution lies in finding ... More

Keywords: China’s green and black revolution, energy security, global warming, climate change, renewable energies, eco-finance, free-market environmentalism, climate bonds

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780804791502
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804791502.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John A. Mathews, author
Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia