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Crucial Issues in Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol: by Koh Kheng-Lian

By Koh Kheng-Lian

"Crucial matters in weather switch and the Kyoto Protocol: Asia and the realm" makes a speciality of responses to weather switch within the world's such a lot populous sector. This publication presents the main entire perception to the weather switch discourse inside of Asia to this point via drawing at the varied disciplines and adventure of felony practitioners, weather switch specialists, executive officers and lecturers. person chapters handle matters resembling how a number of the Asian international locations - hugely disparate of their cultures, socio-economic stipulations and political platforms - are responding to weather switch, the demanding situations of mitigating and adapting to weather swap, and the powerful implementation of the Kyoto Protocol in Asia.

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Few companies envisaged a role for environmental management in strategic planning. Few companies, that is, until an authority in strategic management made the suggestion that ignoring the strategic value of environmental initiatives may actually represent diminished competitive capacity. qxd 8/20/2009 2:36 PM Page 39 Reframing Global Warming 39 paradigm to a paradigm centred on the search for national competitive opportunity. 1. Climate Change as an Opportunity In 1995, Michael Porter and Claas van der Linde published a paper entitled Ending the Green Stalemate, in which they argued that the traditional adversarial perspective from which companies approached environmental management issues was misguided.

He would replace carbon as a fuel, and supply energy from other sources. 30 For the UN General Assembly debate, Socolow computed the percapita carbon distributions of five classifications of nations. The OECD accounted for 45% of carbon emissions, with its 3 billion resident people. The non-OECD nations had 5 billion people, and 55% of the emissions. org/ga/president/61 and the Program for the Thematic Debate on the Challenge of Climate Change, 31 July 2007. Socolow’s statement, and that of other experts, is found on the first day; the statements of UN Member States and Observer Missions are on the next two days, 1–2 August 2007.

In October 2006, a comprehensive independent review called the Stern Review commissioned by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK, presented an assessment of the anticipated impacts of climate change. As a foreboding sign of the content which would follow, the report began by describing climate change as “the greatest and widest ranging market failure ever seen” [Stern (2006, p. i)]. V. Valentine of the report was that the long-term costs of climate change are expected to be so great, that early action to abate global warming is the most cost-effective alternative.

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