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Crucial issues in climate change and the Kyoto Protocol [electronic resource] : Asia and the world / editors, Koh Kheng-Lian, Lye Lin-Heng, Jolene Lin.

Contributor(s): Koh, Kheng Lian | Lye, Lin Heng | Lin, Jolene | World Scientific (Firm).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., c2010Description: 1 online resource (xix, 576 p.) : ill. (some col.), col. map.ISBN: 9789814277532 (electronic bk.); 9814277533 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Greenhouse gases -- Law and legislation | Global warming -- Law and legislation | Environmental law, International | Climatic changes -- Asia | Greenhouse gases -- Asia | LAW -- EnvironmentalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No title; No titleDDC classification: 344.046342 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Theme I : Setting the stage. 1. Climate disruption : remaking the agenda of MEAs in Asia and the world / Nicholas A. Robinson. 2. Reframing global warming : toward a strategic national planning framework / Scott Victor Valentine. 3. Climate change -- living in the anthropocene / Jeff Obbard -- Theme II : Clean Development Mechansim (CDM). 4. An overview of the Clean Development Mechanism in Southeast Asia / Jolene Lin. 5. CDM in China / Yang Xing and Wang Xi. 6. Empirical considerations in the development of CDM projects in Asia / William I.Y. Byun and Felix H.C. Chan. 7. Making markets work -- a review of CDM performance and the need for reform / Charlotte Streck and Jolene Lin -- Theme III : Emissions trading in the European Union and Asia. 8. Regional framework : the European Union emissions trading scheme -- past, present and future / Kurt Deketelaere and Marijke Schurmans. 9. Trends in carbon trading : practical lessons -- Theme IV : Effective implementation of the Kyoto Protocol in Asia. 10. Singapore's national climate change strategy / K. Suresh. 11. Japan : achieving its Kyoto target / Hiroji Isozaki. 12. Compliance under the Kyoto Protocol and its implications for the Asian region / Maria Socorro Manguiat. 13. Climate change as a threat to peace & security : glacial melting & human security in the Himalayas / Kishan Khoday. 14. The Kyoto Protocol and beyond : a South Asian perspective / Asanga Gunawansa. 15. Beyond Kyoto : climate change including a discussion of the AP6 initiative from the Australian perspective / Michael I. Jeffery. 16. Protecting forests to mitigate global climate change / Charlotte Streck.
Summary: Crucial Issues in Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol : Asia and the World focuses on responses to climate change in the world's most populous region. This book provides the most comprehensive insight to the climate change discourse within Asia to date by drawing on the diverse disciplines and experience of legal practitioners, climate change consultants, government officials and academics. Individual chapters address issues such as how the various Asian countries - highly disparate in their cultures, socio-economic conditions and political systems - are responding to climate change, the challenges of mitigating and adapting to climate change, and the effective implementation of the Kyoto Protocol in Asia.
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Theme I : Setting the stage. 1. Climate disruption : remaking the agenda of MEAs in Asia and the world / Nicholas A. Robinson. 2. Reframing global warming : toward a strategic national planning framework / Scott Victor Valentine. 3. Climate change -- living in the anthropocene / Jeff Obbard -- Theme II : Clean Development Mechansim (CDM). 4. An overview of the Clean Development Mechanism in Southeast Asia / Jolene Lin. 5. CDM in China / Yang Xing and Wang Xi. 6. Empirical considerations in the development of CDM projects in Asia / William I.Y. Byun and Felix H.C. Chan. 7. Making markets work -- a review of CDM performance and the need for reform / Charlotte Streck and Jolene Lin -- Theme III : Emissions trading in the European Union and Asia. 8. Regional framework : the European Union emissions trading scheme -- past, present and future / Kurt Deketelaere and Marijke Schurmans. 9. Trends in carbon trading : practical lessons -- Theme IV : Effective implementation of the Kyoto Protocol in Asia. 10. Singapore's national climate change strategy / K. Suresh. 11. Japan : achieving its Kyoto target / Hiroji Isozaki. 12. Compliance under the Kyoto Protocol and its implications for the Asian region / Maria Socorro Manguiat. 13. Climate change as a threat to peace & security : glacial melting & human security in the Himalayas / Kishan Khoday. 14. The Kyoto Protocol and beyond : a South Asian perspective / Asanga Gunawansa. 15. Beyond Kyoto : climate change including a discussion of the AP6 initiative from the Australian perspective / Michael I. Jeffery. 16. Protecting forests to mitigate global climate change / Charlotte Streck.

Crucial Issues in Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol : Asia and the World focuses on responses to climate change in the world's most populous region. This book provides the most comprehensive insight to the climate change discourse within Asia to date by drawing on the diverse disciplines and experience of legal practitioners, climate change consultants, government officials and academics. Individual chapters address issues such as how the various Asian countries - highly disparate in their cultures, socio-economic conditions and political systems - are responding to climate change, the challenges of mitigating and adapting to climate change, and the effective implementation of the Kyoto Protocol in Asia.

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