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Finance & sustainable development : opposition or partnership?

Author: Pierre-André Chiappori; J M Lasry; Damien Fessler
Publisher: London : Economica, 2009.
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"Economic and financial considerations are often perceived as being antithetical to environmental concerns. Is it possible to reconcile economic development and growth with preservation of the planet and its resources? The authors of "Finance and Sustainable Development" believe reconciliation of these two seemingly opposite agendas isn't just possible - it's essential. Economic analysis of environmental problems  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Finance & sustainable development.
London : Economica, 2009
(OCoLC)615775549
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre-André Chiappori; J M Lasry; Damien Fessler
ISBN: 9782717855814 2717855815
OCLC Number: 231581508
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held in December 2007.
Description: 250 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: How should economists model the future? / Edmund Phelps --
The economic design of climate institutions and policies / Roger Guesnerie --
The economic analysis of environmental risks / Nicholas Stern --
Economics, policy and climate change / Geoffrey Heal, Paul Garett --
Reflections on climate change / Jean-Pierre Landau --
Further comments on climate change / Nicholas Stern, IG Patel --
Insurance and sustainable development / Denis Kessler --
Climate change: trends and perspectives / Hervé Le Treut --
Quantitative approaches to problems of finance and sustainable development / Jean-Michel Lasry --
The role of insurers / Guillaume Gorge --
Climate change: the current nature of the threat / Philippe Trainar --
Risks market and value creation / Christian Gollier --
Concluding summary / Christian Gollier --
Saving the whole by saving the parts: nature biodiversity and the market / Jan H. Keppler --
Current state of global fisheries: the role of economic valuation / Rashid Sumaila --
Managing fisheries better / Geoffrey Heal, Paul Garett --
Biodiversity governance / Lucien Chabason --
Sustainable use of biodiversity: examples and recommendations / Marie-Christine Grillo-Van Klaveren --
Concluding summary / Ivar Ekeland --
Policies that impact the energy sector / Richard A. Bradley --
Nuclear energy / Bruno Lescœur --
Electricity generation and consumption / Yves Bamberger --
Obstacles to proper international energy governance / Albert Bressand --
Concluding summary / Pierre-Noël Giruaud --
The evolution of environmental awareness / Denis Kessler --
The implementation of environmental policies / Jean-Pierre Landau --
Environmental funds / Catherine Garreta --
Closing comments: the role of international institutions / François Bourguignon --
Innovation for sustainable development / Claude Henry --
Dealing with environmental externalities: the economic approach / Jan H. Keppler --
Market failure and the environmental policies of firms: economic rationales for "beyond compliance" behavior / Forest L. Reinhardt --
Adaptation to climate change, risk assessment and infrastructure management / Alexia Leseur [and others] --
Economics and finance to the aid of natural capital? / Serge Orru.
Other Titles: Finance and sustainable development
Responsibility: editors, Pierre-André Chiappori, Jean-Michel Lasry, Damien Fessler.
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