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Material Flow Accounting and Analysis (MFA) – A valuable tool for analyses of society-nature interrelationships

Hinterberger, F., Giljum, S. & Hammer, M. (2003)
Encyclopaedia of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE).
This paper summarizes methodological foundations and the state of the art in the rapidly emerging field of material flow accounting and analysis (MFA). Sections 1 to 8 give a short description of the method starting with the historical [...]

Material flow analysis on the regional level: Questions, problems, solutions

Hammer, M., Giljum, S., Bargigli, S. & Hinterberger, F. (2003)
NEDS Working Paper. No. 2, 04/2003, Hamburg.
This paper aims at developing a method for applying the framework of material flow accounting and analysis (MFA) on the regional level. Starting from a discussion on the state-of-the-art in MFA on the national level, already published regional [...]

Material Flow Analysis, Discourse Analysis and the Rhetorics of (Ecological) Economics

Luks, F. & Hammer, M. (2003)
NEDS Working Paper 1, 03/2003.
Scientific analysis of processes leading to (un-)sustainability often focus on either the material aspects (environmental impact assessment, material flow analysis) or – far less often – on the symbolic aspects of the issue. The concept of discourse offers the chance to pay attention to [...]

(Deutsch) Die Materialinputsteuer – ein neues Instrument nachhaltiger Entwicklung. Konzeption, Realisierung und Wirkung

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Science policy for transdisciplinary research

Kastenhofer, K., Omann, I., Stagl, S. & Steininger, K. (2003)
In: UNESCO (Ed.) Knowledge for Sustainable Development: An Insight into the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, Paris; London: Imprint (online version).
Sustainable development represents a challenge not only for science but also for science policy since it relates to such a large range of societal [...]

Material Flow Accounting and Analysis (MFA) – A Valuable Tool for Analyses of Society-Nature Interrelationships

Hinterberger, F., Giljum, S. & Hammer, M. (2003)
This paper aims at summarising methodological foundations and the state of the art in the rapidly emerging field of material flow accounting and analysis (MFA). It gives a short description of the method starting with the historical development, presenting a general model of economy-wide material flow analysis, [...]

North-South trade and the distribution of environmental goods and burdens – A biophysical perspective

Giljum, S. & Eisenmenger, N. (2003)
The implications of North-South trade for economic development and the distribution of economic benefits through international trade have been a long-standing discussion in economics. In the last 20 years, environmental distribution issues gained increasing attention in the international debate, in particular since the recognition of sustainable development as the [...]

 

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