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Responding to climate change, global experiences and the Korean perspective, edited by Chin Hee Hahn, Sang-Hyop Lee, Kyoung-Soo Yoon

This topical book the explores the global experiences of responding to climate change, with perspectives from Australia, China, the European Union, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United States, as well as the International Energy Agency. The authors, internationally recognized specialists in climate change, discuss the obstacles faced by policymakers, as well as exploring policies and recommendations for achieving goals set. The work also uses the case of Korea in the initial stage of its policymaking, as an example for developing countries not bound by the provisions of the 1997 Kyoto Prot
Table of contents
COVER; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Abbreviations and acronyms; Preface; 1. Responding to climate change: introduction and overview; 2. Sustaining growth and mitigating climate change: are the costs of mitigation underestimated?; 3. Tradable carbon allowances: the experience of the European Union and lessons learned; 4. Energy and climate change policy: perspectives from the International Energy Agency; 5. The political economy of climate change; 6. Climate change meets trade in promoting green growth: potential conflicts and synergies
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non fiction
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Physical description
1 online resource (240 p.)
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