Saving Kyoto : An insider’s guide to the Kyoto Protocol: how it works, why it matters and and what it means for the future. Graciela Chichilnisky has worked extensively in the Kyoto … Chichilnisky’s first-hand accounts of the rivalries and intrigues that always attend international summiteering are fascinating, as is the rest of the book
The idea of building this model emerged at a meeting sponsored by the Club of Rome and the Instituto Universitario de Pesquisas de Rio dejaneiro in Rio de Janeiro in 1970. The meeting had been held to analyze and discuss “Model World III,” which had been built by a group directed by Dennis L. Meadows at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Out of that meeting came the decision by the Latin Americans present to commit the Fundacidn Bariloche in Argentina to building a model based on the points of view expressed during the debate.
Markets are increasingly central to the resolution of environmental problems. They played a critical role in implementing the 1990 Clean Air Act of the United States, which has been instrumental in reducing acid rain in a cost-effective manner. They are also central to the global strategy adopted for limiting the emissions of greenhouse gases under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and are being used for resolving conflicts over the use of other environmental resources, particularly water.
Environmental Markets: Equity and Efficiency represents the first systematic and in-depth study of the economic issues raised by this growing use of environmental markets. Focusing on the relationship between equity and efficiency—which is central to many of the debates between industrial and developing countries—the book explores the underlying economics and the possibilities for win-win solutions that benefit all parties to the problems.
This book focuses on the main issues of trade and development, and on the … development goals generally espoused in the international community: rapid development in the Third World, sustained economic expansion in the … world economy, with commentary and conclusions on major issues of trade and development
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