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Climate change

Thomas E. Lovejoy

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, Thomas E. Lovejoy reports on the documented impacts of climate change on biotas. Massive releases of greenhouse gasses by humans have altered the climate. Rapid global warming is ... More


CO2 and the Greenhouse Effect: A Game-Theoretic Explorathion

Michael Hoel

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses game theoretic models to examine scope for international cooperation for reducing CO2 emissions. Though the collective benefits of reduced emissions may be significant, it is in no ... More


The Puzzle of Life’s Long Persistence

Toby Tyrrell

in On Gaia: A Critical Investigation of the Relationship between Life and Earth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121581
eISBN:
9781400847914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121581.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter looks at two separate viewpoints which can be used as a foundation for the consideration of what long-term life persistence means for the evaluation of Gaia. As part of describing one ... More


Design of Environmental Taxes

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Design of environmental taxes are picked up as an argument of whether or not environmental taxes should be practically introduced into the Japanese tax system, since it is still immature. It is ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUE

S. D. Ganichev and W. Prettl

in Intense Terahertz Excitation of Semiconductors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528302
eISBN:
9780191713637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528302.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the terahertz-related experimental technique, including high-power laser sources, detectors of intense radiation, and optical components such as windows and filters, as well as ... More


Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Mikael Skou Andersen and Paul Ekins (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990, Finland was ... More


Design of Environmental Tax Reforms in Europe

Stefan Speck and Jirina Jilkova

in Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter provides an overview of carbon‐energy taxation introduced under environmental tax reforms in Europe. First a broad overview of the relative shares of taxes on energy, transport, and ... More


Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions in the German and British Industrial Sectors

Paolo Agnolucci

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter assesses the determinants of CO2 emissions in different German and UK industrial sectors by adopting two approaches well established in the economic literature, i.e. the estimation of ... More


Global Economic and Environmental Impacts of an ETR in Europe

Stefan Giljum, Christian Lutz, and Christine Polzin

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyses the results of the scenario simulations delivered by the GINFORS model regarding the economic and environmental impact of an ETR implemented in Europe on the rest of the world. ... More


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