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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 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


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


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


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


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


Green Innovation in China

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/9780231153317.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines China's rapid rise in the global wind power industry, despite the fact that the nation is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases and the world's single largest source of ... 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


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