Appendix 2: Related Comments: Should we Expect Green GDP to be Widely Implemented?
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So far, no country has calculated the Green GDP comprehensively based on total resource consumption and environmental costs alongside economic activity. Major difficulties in environmental accounting regarding the means for effectively quantifying the value of environmental resources and service functions of the environment continue to thwart such efforts.

Behind the scenes, though, changes affecting green accounting continue to surge forward. Although many people still attach paramount importance to economic growth rates, a growing number of…

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Gao, Yuan, “Appendix 2: Related Comments: Should we Expect Green GDP to be Widely Implemented?”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004168008_011>



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