TITLE

The politics of eco-commerce

AUTHOR(S)
Kitanaka, Anna
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
J@pan Inc.;Winter2008/2009, Issue 83/84, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion about the impact of carbon trading on businesses based in Japan. World leaders who have attended the G8 summit hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda have agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, some of the biggest polluting companies in Japan that the reduction would burden them unfairly. Companies also believe that carbon emissions trading are costly.
ACCESSION #
36351891

 

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