Titel: The Economics and Politics of Climate Change
numerous figures and tables.
Oxford University Press
1. Oktober 2009 - gebunden - 566 Seiten
The volume brings together leading climate change policy experts to set out the economic analysis and the nature of the negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and beyond.
Target group: Academics, researchers and students in politics, economics, environmental and climate studies. NGO's and policymakers.
1. Introduction ; PART ONE: REVISITING THE ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ;
2. Climate-change policy: why has so little been achieved? ;
3. The global deal on climate change ;
4. Climate treaties and the imperative of enforcement ;
5. The implications of rapid development for climate-change mitigation ;
6. The behavioural economics of climate change ; PART TWO: THE GLOBAL PLAYERS AND AGREEMENTS ;
7. Climate change and Africa ;
8. China's balance of emissions embodied in trade: approaches to measurement and allocating international responsibility ;
9. India and climate-change mitigation ;
10. Addressing climate change with a comprehensive US cap-and-trade system ;
11. EU climate-change policy: a critique ; PART THREE: LOW-CARBON TECHNOLOGIES ;
12. Nuclear power, climate change, and energy policy ;
13. Carbon dioxide capture and storage ;
14. RClimate-change mitigation from renewable energy: its contribution and cost ;
15. The national inventory approach for international forest-carbon sequestration management ;
16. On the Regulation of Geoengineering ;
17. Improving energy efficiency: hidden costs and unintended consequences ; PART FOUR: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS ;
18. Carbon taxes, emissions trading and hybrid schemes ;
19. Docking into a global carbon market: Clean Investment Budgets to finance low-carbon economic development ;
20. International carbon finance and the Clean Development Mechanism ; PART FIVE: INSTITUTIONAL ARCHITECTURE ;
21. The global climate-change regime: a defence ;
22. Governing climate change: lessons from other governance regimes ; Bibliography
Dieter Helm is Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of New College. He holds a number of advisory board appointments, including Chairman of the Academic Panel of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and member of the Advisory Panel on Energy and Climate Security, Department for Energy and Climate Change. He was a member of the DTI Sustainable Energy Policy Advisory Board 22-7 and of the Prime Minister's Council of Science and Technology 24-7. He is an associate editor of the Oxford Review of Economic Policy. Dieter Helm's career to date has spanned academia, public policy, and business. He founded Oxera in 1982 and has published extensively on environmental, energy, infrastructure, and regulation topics.
Successfully illustrate[s] the immense complexity of the problem...a valuable compendium Sir Crispin Tickell, Financial Times Impressive Roger Pielke Jr, Nature