TITLE

GRASPING THE NETTLE

AUTHOR(S)
Morley, Elliot
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Green Futures;Sep/Oct2005, Issue 54, Special Section p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on climate change policies of Great Britain. Need for commitment, innovation and vision in tackling climate change; Role of business in shifting to low-carbon economy; Benefits from emission trading system.
ACCESSION #
18690713

 

Related Articles

  • Harnessing the climate commons: an agent-based modelling approach to making reducing emission from deforestation and degradation (REDD)+work. Purnomo, Herry; Suyamto, Desi; Irawati, Rika // Mitigation & Adaptation Strategies for Global Change;Apr2013, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p471 

    Humans have created a worldwide tragedy through free access to the global common atmosphere. The Conference of the Parties (COP) on climate change increased political commitment to reduce emission from deforestation and degradation and to enhance carbon stocks (REDD+). However, government...

  • WARMING UP FOR PROFIT. Townsend, Solitaire // Green Futures;Sep/Oct2005, Issue 54, Special section p3 

    Focuses on business opportunities due to climate change in Great Britain. Importance of improving energy efficiency; Benefits from shift to a low-carbon economy; Savawatt's switched-on power management.

  • Offsetting does make a difference. Buick, Michael // Travel Weekly (UK);4/20/2007, p33 

    The author presents his views on issues regarding carbon offsetting to address the problem of climate change. He cites that objecting to the principle of paying for carbon is to condemn the global economy to failure. He argues that the payment derived from carbon offsetting can help fund crucial...

  • Teaching Climate Change With Stories of Success. Cherry, Lynne // NSTA Reports!;Oct2015, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p3 

    The author talks about the use of stories of success in teaching climate change such as the Young Voices for the Planet (YVFP) films which showcase youth reducing carbon emissions through creative scenarios, engaging different sectors of society, and developing as agents of change in the world.

  • Climate chief takes firm line on carbon. Donatantonio, Domenic // Planning (14672073);11/21/2008, Issue 1796, p5 

    The article reports that chairman of Great Britain's climate change committee, Adair Turner, has warned ministers that they will face an uphill struggle to change recommended carbon targets. Turner said that the government may have to raise its carbon reduction targets if an international...

  • Sectoral approaches for a post-2012 climate regime: a taxonomy. Meckling, Jonas O.; Gu Yoon Chung // Climate Policy (Earthscan);2009, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p652 

    Sectoral approaches have been gaining currency in the international climate debate as a possible remedy to the shortfalls of the Kyoto Protocol. Proponents argue that a sector-based architecture can more easily invite the participation of developing countries, address competitiveness issues, and...

  • Small Successes in Changing Climate Policy. Schneider, Nicholas // Fraser Forum;Dec2007/Jan2008, p24 

    The article focuses on the Canadian Government's plan to establish a climate change policy that will cut down greenhouse gas emissions. Canada will sign the Kyoto Protocol on January 1, 2008, which is effective until 2012. Additionally the government has channeled money to subsidize information...

  • WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT TRANSPORTATION. Dauncey, Guy // YES! Magazine;Spring2008, Issue 45, p36 

    The article discusses the impact of transportation to global climatic changes. Studies show that the transportation contributes 2.01 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide annually. In an effort to minimize or reduce carbon emissions, governments worldwide formulate different strategies. In Boulder...

  • PERMIT TRADING AND STABILITY OF INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE AGREEMENTS. Altamirano-Cabrera, Juan-Carlos; Finus, Michael // Journal of Applied Economics;May2006, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p19 

    We analyze the implication of different allocation schemes of CO2-emission permits for stability and the success of international climate agreements. Our model combines a game theoretical with an empirical module that comprises 12 world regions and captures important dynamic aspects of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics