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Handbook of environmental and sustainable finance

Author: Vikash Ramiah; Greg N Gregoriou
Publisher: Amsterdam Boston Heidelberg London New York Oxford Paris San Diego San Francisco Singapore Sydney Tokyo Elsevier 2016
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The use of financial concepts and tools to shape development is hardly new, but their recent adoption by advocates of sustainable environmental management has created opportunities for innovation in business and regulatory groups. The Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Financesummarizes the latest trends and attitudes in environmental finance, balancing empirical research with theory and applications. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vikash Ramiah; Greg N Gregoriou
ISBN: 9780128036150 012803615X
OCLC Number: 1034800505
Notes: 4.4 PHASES IN AUSTRALIA'S WATER MANAGEMENT IN THE MDB.
Description: Online-Ressource (xxix, 479 Seiten) Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Front Cover; Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance; Copyright; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; EDITORS' BIOGRAPHY; CONTRIBUTORS' BIOGRAPHY; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 --
Environmental Regulations Post the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change; 1 --
Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol: An Overview; 1.1 INTRODUCTION; 1.2 GLOBAL WARMING; 1.2.1 Current Evidence of Climate Change; 1.2.2 Future Effects; 1.2.3 Measures Required; 1.3 UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE; 1.3.1 Objectives of UNFCCC; 1.3.2 UNFCCC-Secretariat; 1.3.3 Bodies of UNFCCC; 1.4 KYOTO PROTOCOL. 1.4.1 Mechanisms of Kyoto Protocol1.5 CDM: PROJECT ELIGIBILITY, PROJECT CYCLE, AND EXECUTIVE BOARD; 1.5.1 CDM Project Eligibility; 1.5.2 CDM Project Cycle; 1.5.3 CDM Executive Board; 1.6 CARBON FINANCE AND TYPES OF EMISSION REDUCTION CREDITS; 1.7 CLIMATE FINANCE; 1.8 NATIONAL LEVEL EMISSION TRADING SYSTEMS; 1.8.1 European Union: EUETS; 1.8.2 Switzerland: Swiss ETS; 1.8.3 New Zealand: NZ ETS; 1.8.4 Australia: Australian ETS; 1.8.5 Kazakhstan: ETS; 1.8.6 China: Pilot Carbon Trading System; 1.8.7 South Korea: Korean ETS; 1.8.8 India: PAT Scheme. 1.9 KYOTO PROTOCOL: JOURNEY AND CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS1.10 CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 2 --
Environmental Policies Post the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change: Evidence from the US and Japan; 2.1 INTRODUCTION; 2.2 ACID RAIN; 2.3 ASBESTOS; 2.4 AGRICULTURE; 2.5 ELECTRIC UTILITIES; 2.6 CLIMATE CHANGE; 2.7 OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION SECTOR; 2.8 TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY; 2.9 CONSTRUCTION SECTOR; 2.10 TRANSPORTATION SECTOR; 2.11 OIL SPILLS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RELEASES; 2.12 RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN RULE; 2.13 WATER; 2.14 JAPANESE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES (MOE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY); 2.14.1 Basic Environment Plan. 2.14.2 Environment and Economy2.14.3 Environment and Taxation; 2.14.4 Environment Assessment; 2.14.5 Environment and Education for Sustainable Development; 2.14.6 Environment and Research and Technology; 2.15 GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT; 2.16 WASTE AND RECYCLING; 2.17 AIR AND TRANSPORTATION; 2.18 WATER, SOIL, AND THE GROUND ENVIRONMENT; 2.19 HEALTH AND CHEMICALS; 2.20 NATURE AND PARKS; 2.21 CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Environment Protection Agency (EPA); ICAO; Ministry of the Environment (MoE); National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES); US Census Bureau; US Department of Labour. 3 --
Efficiency of U.S. State EPA Emission Rate Goals for 2030: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach3.1 INTRODUCTION; 3.2 LITERATURE REVIEW; 3.3 METHODOLOGY; 3.3.1 Envelopment Model; 3.3.2 Cross Efficiency; 3.3.3 Super Efficiency; 3.4 DATA; 3.5 RESULTS; 3.6 CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENT; REFERENCES; 2 --
Environmental Economics; 4 --
Environmental Water Governance in the Murray-Darling Basin of Australia: The Movement from Regulation and Engin ... ; 4.1 INTRODUCTION; 4.2 WATER MANAGEMENT GOVERNANCE TOOLS; 4.2.1 Demand and Supply Water Management Strategies; 4.3 THE MURRAY-DARLING BASIN.
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