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Law in the Schism: Its Role in Moving beyond the Carbon Economy in Australia

Lee Godden

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The impact of climate change in Australia has already been severe. Australia also has the dubious distinction of being one of the highest per capita energy users in the world. This results in a ... More


Diversified Leadership for Moving beyond the Carbon Economy in the United States

John W. Gulliver and Keith A. Wheeler

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

At the national (federal) level, the performance of the United States government over the last several years, in terms of formulating clear and consistent policies to limit greenhouse gas emissions ... More


Introduction  

Donald N. Zillman, Catherine Redgwell, Yinka O. Omorogbe, Lila Barrera-Hernández, and Barry Barton

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The present energy economy, heavily dependent on fossil fuels, is not sustainable over the medium to long term. This book aims to explain how law can assist in, impede, or cope with the shift to a ... More


Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Don Zillman, Catherine Redgwell, Yinka Omorogbe, and Lila K. Barrera-Hernández (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The present energy economy, with its heavy dependence on fossil fuels, is not sustainable over the medium to long term for many interconnected reasons. Climate change is now recognized as posing a ... More


International Legal Responses to the Challenges of a Lower-Carbon Future: Climate Change, Carbon Capture and Storage, and Biofuels

Catherine Redgwell

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Many of the current twenty-first-century concerns in transitioning to a lower carbon economy could be seen emerging in the close of the twentieth century. Sustainable development and its implications ... More


Overview and Conclusions

Donald N. Zillman, Catherine Redgwell, Yinka O. Omorogbe, and Lila Barrera-Hernández

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book began with the hypothesis that there were reasons to doubt the stability of the present carbon economy. It has validated the assumption of the ‘carbon crisis.’ None of the authors and few ... More


The Use of Market-Based Instruments in the Transition from a Carbon-Based Economy  

Catherine Banet

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Moving beyond the carbon economy requires, on the one hand, greater reliance on renewable energy sources combined with the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and, on the other hand, a reduction ... More


Climate policy and the social investment approach: towards a European model for sustainable development

Lena Sommestad (ed.)

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter tests the idea of connecting climate policies and the social investment approach in order to elaborate a European Model for Sustainable Development. It argues that the success of EU ... More


China’s Energy and Climate Challenge

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter describes China's overall energy system in order to understand the many challenges in its transition to a low-carbon economy. Over the past three decades, the unprecedented growth of ... More


The Law of Energy Efficiency  

Barry Barton

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

For all that energy efficiency is remarkably simple, and the most remarkably potent force to move us beyond the carbon economy, legal measures to encourage it meet a surprising array of difficulties. ... More


Deepening globalization: economies, trade, and energy systems

Gavin Bridge and Michael Bradshaw

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the relationship between energy systems and the spatial integration of economies through trade and investment. It examines the ways in which the current energy system—based on ... More


China's Plight in Moving towards a Low-Carbon Future: Analysis from the Perspective of Energy Law

Wang Mingyuan

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Although its historical greenhouse gas emissions are very low and per capita emissions are below the world average, China is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gases, next to the United States. ... More


Increasing Access to Clean Energy in Africa: Challenges and Initiatives  

Fui S. Tsikata, Abeeku Brew-Hammond, and Y. B. Osafo

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Africa's development is weighed down by the fact that energy consumption and access to modern energy services are the lowest in the world today. A relatively small number of African countries are ... More


In Search of the Optimum Energy Mix: Japanese Laws Promoting Non-Fossil-Fuel Energy

Kazuhiro Nakatani

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Japan's move away from a carbon economy is required for the following two reasons. First, under the Kyoto Protocol, Japan has to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 6 per cent below the 1990 level ... More


Emissions Trading Schemes in a ‘Non-Ideal’ World

Jonathan Aldred

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

There is a widely held view, extending beyond economics, that emissions trading is theoretically superior to direct regulations as a mitigation policy, because mitigation targets can be achieved at a ... More


The Impact of Energy on Health, Environment, and Sustainable Development: The TANSTAAFL Problem  

George (Rock) Pring, Alexandra Suzann Haas, and Benton Tyler Drinkwine

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The TANSTAAFL principle— ‘There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch’—controls everything on our energy menu. All forms of energy have their negative impacts on sustainable development ... More


Biofuels: EU Law and Policy

Iñigo Del Guayo

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the current review of the existing policy and legal framework, laid down in 2003, for the promotion of the production and use of biofuels in the European Union (EU). Within a ... More


Further Considerations

Patrick Bolton, Frederic Samama, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0040
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents responses to some questions and/or comments raised during the panel on reducing climate risk. One participant asked for elaboration on how tariffs could be structured so that ... More


Introduction

Peter Goldmark

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0035
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the panel entitled “Reducing Climate Risk” by discussing three trends that are driving our reaction to climate risk as they unfold. First, we have begun the transition to the ... More


Introduction

Donald N. Zillman, Aileen McHarg, Lila Barrera-Hernández, and Adrian Bradbrook

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the role of law in governing new and transformative approaches to using underground energy resources. It looks at the ... More


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